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  • Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

    MOKPO, South Korea – An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of peop ...
    NEW: April 17, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Snapshots: NWH photographers on Instagram

    Check out some of our photographers' shots on Instagram. The big board is below, or you can follow t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON – The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while or ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • 3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine – The turmoil in Ukraine dominated the European landscape Thursday, as three protesters were killed in a clash in southern Ukraine, ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Rutherford returns $30 million in unclaimed money

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois state Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office has returned nearly $30 million in previously unclaimed property to 15,000 owner ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Man accused in southwestern Ill. heroin death

    EDWARDSVILLE – A southwestern Illinois man is accused of homicide in connection with a woman's deadly heroin overdose in January.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Chicago casino plan draws more support at hearing

    CHICAGO – A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • McHenry County agencies ready to act if tornado strikes

    One factor worked for downstate Washington residents as a tornado ripped through their town in November, and one factor has worked against them in the ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • ECC helps students ‘Dress for Success’

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College on Wednesday helped students find the right attire for their job interviews.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

    DENVER – Authorities were investigating Wednesday whether Denver police responded quickly enough to a woman who was fatally shot at least 12 minutes i ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a secu ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

    NEW YORK – The move by New York City’s new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the fi ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Some Democrats call for renewed defense of 'Obamacare'

    WASHINGTON – The outlook for the president’s health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it’s time for the party to ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

    PERTH, Australia – A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Fears rise for missing in South Korea ferry sinking

    MOKPO, South Korea – Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours a ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:49 pm
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