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  • Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

    MOSCOW – Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia’s breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic t ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • GOP wisdom shifts on immigration

    BOCA RATON, Fla. – The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.Less than two years a ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Illinois AG to ask high court to consider pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the state has a "very strong argument" in favor of its public pension overhaul when the case ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago archbishop apologizes for priest sex abuse

    CHICAGO –Chicago's new archbishop apologized to parishioners at a West Side church where children were sexually abused by a priest, saying his heart b ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Illinois universities asked to explore budget cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education has issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state’s public universities afte ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is ‘clear’

    CLEVELAND – A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video o ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Ex-owner of defunct arena football team arrested

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena f ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago mayor's race takes form on last filing day

    CHICAGO – The race to challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel crystalized Monday as a businessman, alderman and county commissioner were among the last c ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Developer envisions rental units at Maplewood School property in Cary

    CARY – A potential development on the vacant Maplewood School property would include 150 to 200 rental units, a developer told Cary School District 26 ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Grand jury won't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-ol ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Multiple crashes on Route 120 send three people to the hospital

    McHENRY – Four crashes Monday evening sent three people to the hospital and temporarily closed part of eastbound Route 120, officials said.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Ferguson: After no indictment for Darren Wilson in Michael Brown shooting what's ahead

    WASHINGTON — A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • MCCD workshop in Ringwood to cover plant identification in winter

    RINGWOOD – Most of the trees, shrubs and woody vines growing in northeastern Illinois can be identified as easily in winter as in summer.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Winter camping to open at Marengo Ridge Conservation Area in December

    MARENGO – Winter camping at Thomas Woods opens Dec. 1.The campsite is in the Marengo Ridge Conservat ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • FAA chief after Chicago-area air traffic control center fire: Disaster response depends on funding

    CHICAGO — The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:38 pm
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