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Video and Updates: Quinn to sign same-sex marriage bill

Illinois entered the history books Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn signed the gay marriage bill into law, making the state the 16th in the nation to make same-sex marriage legal.

A vendor weighs marijuana buds for card-carrying patients seeking the drug for medical reasons. Such shops could be coming to more Chicago neighborhoods under state law, though the Chicago City Council imposed what restrictions it could on Wednesday. | Getty Images


City Council approves medical marijuana rules

Gov. Pat Quinn, left, and his Republican rival, Bruce Rauner, appear together for the first time before the 2014 general election, during the annual meeting of the Illinois Education Association in April. IEA president Cinda Klickna. who moderated the event, sits between them. (AP File Photo/M. Spencer Green)


Teachers' unions side with Quinn over Rauner

Mayor Rahm Emanuel opens the new quarters for Engine Company 16 of the Chicago Fire Department in 2012 | Brian Jackson~Sun-Times File Photo


Rahm: Strength of CPS diversity behind hiring preference plan

Jerome Finnigan was convicted in federal court of seeking to have another police officer murdered. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times


List shows two convicted cops were topic of dozens of complaints