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  • Calif. fire hit with record amount of retardant

    PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are dropping record-breaking amounts of retardants on a massive Northern California wildfire that is burning e ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Residents get home as Pa. shooter search goes on

    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities continue to search the area where the man suspected in last week's deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania State Police bar ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishop

    Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • Quinn: No pension 'plan B' before court ruling

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois' pension crisis despite urgent fina ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • A member of the Jesse White Tumbling team killed

    CHICAGO (AP) — A teenager shot to death as he walked along a North Side Chicago street was identified Friday as a member of the Jesse White Tumbling T ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:48 am
  • Crystal Lake Central beats Crystal Lake South, 7-3.

    The high school foorball game between Crystal Lake Central and Crystal Lake South Friday in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Central won, 7-3.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Huntley defeats Hampshire, 56-15

    Huntley played Hampshire during their homecoming game Friday, September, 19, 2014. ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Twitter parody plays differently in middle America

    CHICAGO – Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • French military strikes over against Islamic State in Iraq begin

    PARIS – France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    NEW YORK – Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors see ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

    EDINBURGH, Scotland – Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangov ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Quinn: No pension 'plan B' before court ruling

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois' pension crisis despite urgent financial ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Police: American suspect confesses in Bali killing

    BALI, Indonesia – An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend's mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia's Bali island, and the girlfrien ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois girl rescued after falling through grate

    PLAINFIELD – Emergency crews rescued a 12-year-old girl Friday after she fell through a grate and became trapped in a 10-foot hole outside a school in ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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