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  • Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people f ...
    May 4, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Defense faces challenges as theater shooting victims testify

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Half-empty tissue boxes littered the floor of Courtroom 201 after a day in which survivors told stories of heartbreak, revulsion a ...
    May 4, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya

    ROME – Italy’s Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving ...
    May 4, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Arab coalition ‘reconnaissance’ troops land in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port ...
    May 4, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Remains of Marine killed in WWII to return to Illinois

    WATSEKA – The remains of an eastern Illinois man will be laid to rest this month in his hometown cemetery — more than 70 years after he was killed on ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Illinois working with zoos, businesses to prevent bird flu

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Agriculture is working with businesses, zoos and bird owners to reduce the risk of bird flu.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois woman accused of stealing boss's identity

    URBANA – A central Illinois woman is accused of stealing her boss's identity to obtain credit.Forty- ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher

    TOBYHANNA, Pa. – The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their d ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • City: 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Garland, Texas

    GARLAND, Texas – Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophe ...
    May 4, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Cary Park District cancels Bark Fest

    The Cary Park District has canceled Bark Fest because of concerns about the canine flu. The event, which invites residents to spend time with their do ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Island Lake structure fire results in minimal damage, no injuries

    ISLAND LAKE – A structure fire left some minimal damage to an Island Lake home Sunday morning, fire officials said.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • In Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch

    WASHINGTON – Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It’s their life.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Pilot to fly solar plane across Pacific for 5 days, 5 nights

    BEIJING – A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first atte ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • On the Record with: Crystal Lake School District 47 STEM teacher Emily Schaefer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Emily Schaefer’s classroom is loud.It’s the first thing a lot of visitors notice, the ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Rauner agency privatization idea raises oversight concerns

    CHAMPAIGN – Gov. Bruce Rauner says his plan to privatize the state’s economic development agency will improve job creation in Illinois. But similar pl ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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