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  • Aaron Schock donor sues ex-U.S. congressman seeking reimbursement

    SPRINGFIELD — A Chicago lawyer who donated $500 to former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's campaign is suing for reimbursement following his resignation in Ma ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Furnace maintenance prevents pitfalls

    “Furnace maintenance” and “easy” don’t often go together, but they can when homeowners follow Energy Star’s guidelines to keep equipment working well ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life in prison

    FALL RIVER, Mass. — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 15; Cubans hail removal from U.S. list of state terrorism sponsors

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 15, 2015 - 7:23 am
  • Stretch of Route 14 in Fox River Grove reopens after crash

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The westbound lanes of Route 14 near Doyle Road in Fox River Grove have reopened after a crash forced police to shut them down Wedne ...
    April 15, 2015 - 7:44 am
  • Lake in the Hills apartment building fire displaces residents (with video)

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – One person was injured and about 20 were displaced in a fire that broke out late Tuesday night at an apartment building in Lake in ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Khan warns Afghanistan could face war with Islamic State

    HERAT, Afghanistan – Afghanistan could face a war with the Islamic State group if the government does not resolve internal differences and improve the ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Reports: Google facing antitrust showdown in Europe

    SAN FRANCISCO – European regulators are poised to file a complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet search to thwart competi ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Panel asks: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

    WASHINGTON – The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable, but it might also be dangerous for passengers’ health and safety.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • White House agrees to give Congress a say on Iran deal

    WASHINGTON – Bowing to pressure from Republicans and his own party, President Barack Obama on Tuesday relented to a compromise empowering Congress to ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Police: College shooting possible hate crime; victim was gay

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A former community college student dismissed from a work-study program for too many absences is accused of fatally shooting his ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • 4 from former lawmaker’s staff subpoenaed in US probe

    WASHINGTON – Congress said Tuesday it has been told at least four staffers who worked for former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock have been subpoenaed to te ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • New report singles out most litigious Illinois counties

    CHICAGO – While lawsuit-filing rates in most of Illinois are at a 40-year low, they remain high in Cook and Madison counties due, in part, to asbestos ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Hospitals: $1.5B Medicaid cut plan could cost jobs, services

    SPRINGFIELD – Some Illinois hospitals say a proposal to reduce Medicaid spending by more than $1.5 billion from Gov. Bruce Rauner could lead to signif ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Chicago offers reparations package to police torture victims

    CHICAGO – Victims of police torture under former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge would share $5.5 million, receive an apology and see their story t ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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