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  • Soda tax prompts Chicago man to pull gun in store

    CHICAGO — Police accuse a Chicago man of pulling out a submachine gun in a convenience store because he didn't want to pay a 22-cent tax on a two-lite ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • 3 journalists for Hezbollah TV killed in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — Three journalists working with Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV were killed Monday after the car they were traveling in came under a hail of ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • IDOT changes work zone signs as speed limit climbs

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois transportation officials are adding extra safety precautions to work zones around the state after the speed limit was increased ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Ill. teacher faces sexual assault charges

    TROY — A southwestern Illinois teacher is facing charges after authorities say he sexually assaulted two children.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Leaders react to 3 deaths at Kansas Jewish sites

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Political and religious leaders expressed sympathy after three people were fatally shot Sunday at a Jewish community center and Jew ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Teachers return to school where 22 were stabbed

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Teachers have returned to a Pittsburgh-area high school where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a stabbing rampage f ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • 7 dead babies found, police seek answers

    PLEASANT GROVE, Utah – Police in Utah are questioning a mother and family members about the killings of seven babies whose bodies were found stuffed i ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Durbin to discuss e-cigarette inquiry

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he plans to discuss a Congressional investigation into the marketing of electronic cigarettes.
    April 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • 1 dead, 6 hurt in weekend Illinois crash

    MINONK – Authorities say one person died and six others were hurt during a weekend crash near the central Illinois community of Minonk.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • 4 die, over 30 hurt in Chicago weekend shootings

    CHICAGO – Chicago's warmest weekend of the year was also its most violent.Four people were shot and ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Official IDs supremacist as Kansas attacks suspect

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City i ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • An inch of snow possible Monday evening

    After a long overdue string of spring-like days, McHenry County is expected to see another burst of winter weather Monday afternoon.
    April 14, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba – Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Two clear front-runners emerged in Afghanistan’s presidential election as partial results released Sunday showed a tight race tha ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Sebelius: Health care launch 'terribly flawed'

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration's timeline for having ready the new health care law's online sign-up system "was just flat out wrong," outgoing ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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