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  • Illinois House passes bill to repeal pay raise for state legislators

    The Illinois House approved legislation Tuesday that would repeal the 2 percent automatic cost-of-living adjustment that lawmakers recently received a ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Man accused in African lion death thought hunt was legal

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday he thought everything about his t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease

    ISTANBUL – Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency mee ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Father says he didn’t know Colorado theater was mentally ill

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The father of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes said he didn’t know his son suffered from mental illness until he killed 12 pe ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    TEQUESTA, Fla. – Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

    WASHINGTON – The nation’s respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.Spending on ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Pollard to be freed; U.S. analyst spied for Israel

    WASHINGTON – Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has be ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland before her death

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail, saying they want ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Mumps outbreak centered at U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – More than two-thirds of the state's 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Gutierrez says he will pay congressional staff overtime

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez says he will comply with a proposal made by President Barack Obama and pay overtime to mem ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Flooding dampens summer recreation along Illinois River

    PEORIA – Flooding along the Illinois River that has prompted National Weather Service warnings and closed the waterway to boaters for weeks this summe ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Shooting victim's father wins records from Carbondale police

    CARBONDALE – Another Illinois law enforcement agency has been found to have violated state public records laws by not releasing investigative records ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Rauner signs bill broadening eligibility for food stamps

    SPRINGFIELD – More Illinois families will be able to receive federal food stamps under expanded eligibility signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Seneca Township crash sends motorcyclist to hospital

    One motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after a crash at Route 176 and Millstream Road in Seneca Township on Tuesday, said Marengo Fire Protection D ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Woodstock District 200 'Stuff the Bus' to collect school supplies

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock District 200 will be holding a “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive Thursday and Friday.
    July 29, 2015 - 12:25 am
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