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  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey – For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his ...
    NEW: April 25, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Rebels seize northwest Syrian town as government retaliates

    BEIRUT – Hard-line Syrian rebel groups seized a strategic town Saturday in northwestern Syria, sending government troops fleeing after intense clashes ...
    NEW: April 25, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Italy marks anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

    ROME – Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War I ...
    NEW: April 25, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library District board appoints interim as executive director

    ALGONQUIN – The board of the Algonquin Area Public Library District on Wednesday night appointed a not-so-new full-time executive director.
    NEW: April 25, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Apartment fire in Richmond sends one to hospital

    RICHMOND – A cooking fire sent one person to the hospital Saturday morning, a fire official said.The ...
    April 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Out of the Darkness: McHenry event raises funds for suicide prevention

    McHENRY – Many of the stories told Saturday by those grieving the loss of a loved one who committed suicide began the same way.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch forced 7,000 closures

    SEATTLE — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Nepal earthquake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Mount Everest shaken

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 906 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • Armenian-American judge marks World War I-era mass killings

    CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago has marked the centennial of the start of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Harvard provides place to safely dispose of drugs

    HARVARD – A safe place to dispose of medication, including controlled substances, will now be available at the Harvard Police Department, 201 W. Front ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Bill would allow Illinois students to opt out of state tests

    SPRINGFIELD – As new standardized tests tied to the Common Core standards spark debate around the country, the Illinois Legislature is considering a b ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    BALTIMORE – In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

    INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Authorities: Ottawa man killed, cremated in burn pile

    OTTAWA – Two Illinois men are being accused of beating an Ottawa businessman to death and then incinerating his body in a burn pile before dumping his ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
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