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  • U.S. wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

    WASHINGTON — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.The widening gap between the we ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Former Hebron police officer denies new drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former Hebron police officer already facing weapons charges, denied new allegations that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • 6 Wonder Lake waterskiers help U.S. Water Ski Show Team win world championship

    After helping a U.S. team win an international competition over the weekend, it’s back to reality for six Wonder Lake water skiers.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Blind man recalls World Trade Center escape with seeing-eye dog

    BARRINGTON – Michael Hingson remembers Sept. 11, 2001 clearly — the sounds, the smells and the lung-clogging dust.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look

    CANTON, Mass. – Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks – so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man trig ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Detroit cop faces 2nd trial in 7-year-old's death

    DETROIT – A member of an elite Detroit police unit is set to stand trial again for killing a 7-year-old girl during a 2010 raid on her house that was ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Police: Trooper hurt in ambush conscious, talking

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – A Pennsylvania state trooper who was injured when a gunman ambushed him and killed another trooper outside a police barracks is ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • U.S. man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espion ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukrainian city

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama’s health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just tw ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

    PARIS – Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global st ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    INDIANOLA, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sun ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named Miss America on Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a New Yorker has walke ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

    LONDON – Now it’s Britain’s turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded – like t ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Rauner’s schools plan raises eyebrows

    SPRINGFIELD – Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
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