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  • Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two- ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict

    LICE, Turkey — The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire — igniting a ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece suffered its worst stock market bloodbath in decades on Monday, when it opened after a forced five-week closure, and new data ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Report: U.S.-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians

    BAGHDAD – U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a repo ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Wealthy conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledges

    DANA POINT, Calif. – One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

    WASHINGTON – The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try agai ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Party on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the US

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Survey: 1/3 of Illinois human service agencies making cuts

    CHICAGO – A new survey shows more than one-third of Illinois human service agencies are helping fewer clients and tapping into cash reserves to weathe ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Archer Daniels Midland completes sale of chocolate business

    NEW YORK – Archer Daniels Midland says it sold its chocolate business to agribusiness conglomerate Cargill for $440 million.
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Rauner: Illinois to review new federal power plant limits

    ST. LOUIS – Gov. Bruce Rauner offered little insight Monday into whether Illinois, which the federal government says ranks near the bottom in emission ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • 2-year-old boy drowns at northern Illinois campground

    SUBLETTE – Authorities say a suburban Chicago toddler has drowned at a campground in northern Illinois.
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Police: Illinois man dies after jumping into Wisconsin lake

    TOWN OF DELAVAN, Wis. – Police say a 49-year-old Illinois man has died after he jumped into a southern Wisconsin lake to retrieve fishing equipment.
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesa ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Chicago-based nonprofit gets $7.2M from Chase settlement

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation is benefiting from a $7.2 million windfall that the state was given in a settlement with Chase.
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:16 am
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