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  • Arrest made after man sped into naval station

    CHICAGO — Authorities say a man is in custody after he allegedly sped through the main gate of a Chicago-area naval station and slammed into two secur ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • 35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Colorado issuing driver's licenses to immigrants

    DENVER – Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • U.S. employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Cantor to resign from House seat in August

    RICHMOND, Va. – After a surprise primary election loss, U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • 'American Idol' audition to be held at state fair

    SPRINGFIELD – A trip to the Illinois State Fair this year could earn you a record contract.The telev ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • 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 ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • 2 men rescued from bucket lift in Illinois

    MOLINE – Harnesses and other safety equipment are being credited with saving the lives of two men who found themselves stranded in a bucket lift 120 f ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Surprise vigil organized for Crystal Lake woman fighting epilepsy

    Sun falling on the parking lot of Woods Creek Elementary School, a growing purple mob awaits migration.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 6:54 am
  • Chicago mayor defends welcoming immigrant kids

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says bringing to Chicago some 1,000 immigrant children who have fled Central America is simply the right thing to ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • More school employees can give epinephrine injection under new law

    A law that takes effect Friday expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to schoolchildren suffering severe allergic reactions.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO – A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company’s CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office buildin ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for farmers

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would trave ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Mistrial granted in ex-nursing assistant's sex case

    WOODSTOCK – A sex case involving a health care worker came to an abrupt end Thursday when a McHenry County judge declared a mistrial after finding tha ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Oakwood Hills plant proposal delayed until October

    OAKWOOD HILLS – The developers behind a controversial $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills will have more time to address their critics, after zo ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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