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  • 4 men held without bond in Chicago South Side boy's death

    CHICAGO — Four men charged last week in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after running from his Chicago home have been ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • U.N. General Assembly to focus on war on extremists

    NEW YORK – A brutal terrorist organization that calls itself a state but lacks recognition from any government will take center stage when more than 1 ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate

    NEW YORK – Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found

    CANADENSIS, Pa. – Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after year

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • 32 structures destroyed in California wildfire

    SAN FRANCISCO – Nearly three-dozen structures were destroyed in a massive Northern California wildfire that continues to spread more than a week after ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • On the Record with ... Sherri Dees, Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church music director

    CRYSTAL LAKE – From djembes to marimbas, Sherri Dees has brought a global flare to the music program at Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop

    CHICAGO – Catholic Latinos went to Mass on Sunday hopeful that the incoming archbishop of Chicago will continue to speak out for immigration reform an ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Deadline ahead for Illinois marijuana businesses

    CHICAGO – With a Monday afternoon deadline approaching, people who want to own medical marijuana businesses in Illinois are hurrying to complete their ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD – The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play a sign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Aviation industry in Chicago to draw up new routes

    CHICAGO – About 3,000 decision makers in the aviation and tourism sectors have gathered in Chicago for a global conference starting Sunday to forge co ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • GOP’s Rauner gets another $1M from hedge fund CEO

    SPRINGFIELD – A Chicago hedge fund manager has donated another $1 million to GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner, according to state campaign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Committee nixes McHenry County Board restructuring

    WOODSTOCK – A committee sees no need to recommend altering the number of McHenry County Board members and districts after the next U.S. Census.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Sheriff to begin testing body cameras in McHenry County

    The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will be the first agency in the county to experiment with body-worn cameras, a trendy police tool sweeping the nat ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:46 pm
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