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  • Chicago Transit Authority blamed for O'Hare airport train derailment

    CHICAGO — Federal investigators say the Chicago Transit Authority shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a commuter train operator fel ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Chicago nurses call off strike, agreement reached, university hospital says

    CHICAGO — Officials at University of Chicago Medical Center say the hospital has reached a tentative agreement with a union representing registered nu ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Supreme Court hears historic same-sex marriage arguments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy did not tip his hand Tuesday as the high court heard historic arguments over the right ...
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Cary police reports for April 28, 2015

    • Brandon M. Castino, 28, 124 Bright Oaks Circle, Cary, was charged Saturday, Feb. 21, with battery.
    NEW: April 28, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Scott Peters criticizes his lawyers as Holiday Hills shooting trial about to start

    WOODSTOCK – Before the trial got underway for the man accused of shooting at McHenry County sheriff's deputies, Scott B. Peters once again protested h ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 28; Nepal troops ready aid for earthquake survivors

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 28, 2015 - 6:26 am
  • Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages seek aid

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – As the death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages n ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

    BALTIMORE – Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Loretta Lynch sworn in as new U.S. attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law en ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Tuesday’s the day: Gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America’s gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Madigan continues push for campus sex assault protection

    EDWARDSVILLE – Victims of campus sex assaults in Illinois would have confidential university advisers to help guide them through the legal and medical ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois budget cuts to affect students, sickle cell center

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan deal to cut $300 million in spending in Illinois is set to affect college students, as well as Chicago residents with sickl ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Correction

    An article on page A3 in Sunday’s edition incorrectly reported the likely location for a relocated School District 26 bus barn. The bus barn likely wi ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County College offers combined courses aimed at engaging students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The task assigned by their teachers was to find something in the garden to take care of – raking the pebbles into wavy lines, picking d ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Spring Grove woman remembered for tireless community involvement

    SPRING GROVE – Throughout her life, Kathy Pelz was many things. The 58-year-old Spring Grove residen ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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