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  • 1 American detainee released from North Korea, 2 remain

    WASHINGTON — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leavi ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Crystal Lake Dominick's store acquired for retail development

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The building that once housed Dominick's grocery store in Crystal Lake was recently acquired by an Illinois food store company, however ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Southern Illinois University police probe 3rd sexual assault report

    CARBONDALE — Authorities at Southern Illinois University are investigating the third reported sexual assault on the Carbondale campus in about a month ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Bill Clinton stumps for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

    CHICAGO — Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durb ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Illinois High School Association sharing videos on IHSA YouTube page

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — The Illinois High School Association will start posting full-length video of past state tournament events on YouTube in the coming ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Clearance book sale set at McHenry Public Library

    McHENRY – The remaining books, movies and CDs from the Friends of the McHenry Public Library sale need to go.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Indiana police retrace steps of suspected serial killer in Gary

    GARY, Ind. — Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed t ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

    NEW YORK — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could ca ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for Oct. 21, 2014

    • Michael J. Schiller, 39, 11607 Daniel Lane, Huntley, was charged Thursday, Sept. 18, with retail theft.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • New Ebola screening at Chicago O'Hare, other airports, Homeland Security orders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • U.S. existing home sales rise in September

    WASHINGTON — U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

    WASHINGTON — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • World Health Organization: Ebola vaccine trials in West Africa in January

    GENEVA — Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as lo ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Oscar Pistorius gets 5 years for killing girlfriend in South Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for k ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Bement bus driver charged with sexually abusing teen

    BEMENT (AP) — Central Illinois authorities have charged a former school bus driver and assistant high school cheerleading sponsor who they say sexuall ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:58 am
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