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  • Israel pushes deeper in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army off ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    CONAKRY, Guinea – An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Cantor to resign from House

    RICHMOND, Va. – After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House month ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Two detained in North Korea seek U.S. help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded fo ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • House OKs bill to address border crisis

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home with ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Kirk seeks investigation of federal disaster funds

    CHICAGO – Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is asking federal officials to open an investigation into millions in federal disaster relief funds that Demo ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Illinois patients continue nursing home care waits

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois changed its law last year to streamline decision-making on state-paid nursing home care, but an audit has found that a backlog ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Sen. Durbin wants feds to look at rail delays

    SPRINGFIELD – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin wants federal rail officials to look at delays along the Amtrak route from Carbondale to Chicago and blocked rail ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Chicago high-rise shooting victim remains critical

    CHICAGO – A technology company CEO who police say was shot and wounded by a demoted coworker in downtown Chicago high-rise building remained in critic ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Quinn signs law expanding ban an cyberbullying

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn has extended the state's ban on student cyberbullying to include actions outside of school.
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Illinois woman gets 7 years for delivering cocaine

    BELVIDERE – A northern Illinois woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to delivering cocaine to a police informant ne ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Illinois governor hopeful pledges $1M of fortune

    CHICAGO – The wealthy Republican running for Illinois governor is catching heat for pledging $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on C ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Corrections

    • An article in the July 22 edition incorrectly identified the court that released a decision on a court case involving the village of Riverdale and i ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Listed Bull Valley cabin dates to the late 1830s

    BULL VALLEY – All that separates the William C. Rider log cabin from its 4,000-square-foot addition ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Bill banning cruel horse practice stalls

    GENEVA – An effort by horse advocates to pass a bill that does more to stop the cruel practice of “soring” Tennessee Walking horses and two other bree ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:31 pm
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