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  • Ukraine struggles as east slips out of its control

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine – The fuel is local, but the matches are Russian. That in a nutshell is how the insurgency threatening the survival of Ukraine as a ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules

    RICHMOND, Va. – Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regula ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer because of a rocket leak.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Blast at bus station in Nigerian capital kills 72

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Suspected Islamic militants struck in the heart of Nigeria on Monday with a massive rush-hour bomb blast at a bus station that killed ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

    PERTH, Australia – The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of t ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Illinois gas station owners oppose fuel tax hike

    SPRINGFIELD – Increasing fuel taxes to pay for Illinois road construction will hurt businesses – and hit consumers at the pump, gas station owners sai ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Daley nephew released from McHenry County jail

    WOODSTOCK – A nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley has been released from jail after serving a 60-day sentence.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • 17-year-old expected to be charged after crashing into Huntley townhouses

    HUNTLEY – A 17-year-old male driver was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin with minor injuries after the SUV he was driving crashed into two ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Man charged with vehicle burglary in McHenry

    McHENRY – A 20-year-old man has been charged with four counts of burglary to a motor vehicle, police said in a news release.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Man charged with criminal trespass in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 20-year-old man has been charged with criminal trespass to a residence after he broke into two houses Saturday, police said in a news ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Jury selection finished in CL armed robbery trial

    WOODSTOCK – Jury selection wrapped up Monday for a Crystal Lake man accused of robbing a CVS pharmacy at gunpoint.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower health costs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional report released Monday predicts slightly smaller deficits both this year and over the coming decade, with lower spen ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Steely Dan to play Illinois State Fair

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Grammy Award-winning rock band Steely Dan will play this year's Illinois State Fair.
    April 14, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his acco ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Petting zoo owner gives up last 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:37 pm
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