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  • Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, killing 3

    MEXICO CITY – Injured and bleeding, mothers grasping infants in their arms fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursd ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • 'Anonymized' credit card data not so anonymous, study shows

    WASHINGTON – Credit card data isn't quite as anonymous as promised, a new study says.Scientists show ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Attorney General nominee wins GOP endorsements

    WASHINGTON – Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch won two key Republican endorsements Thursday en route to likely confirmation as the first black wo ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine's military conceded Thursday that its forces had been overrun by Russian-backed separatist forces in another town in thei ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Gov. Rauner wants bureaucratic cuts in education, elsewhere

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to generate more money to spend on higher education, he told a crowd at the University of Illinois’ flags ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Some doctors won’t see patients with anti-vaccine views

    LOS ANGELES – With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Abbott beats 4Q profit forecasts

    NORTH CHICAGO – Abbott Laboratories (ABT) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $905 million.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois professor who lost job offer after tweets sues

    CHAMPAIGN –or who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Man found guilty of murder in 2013 shooting at gas station

    BELVIDERE – A 23-year-old Rockford man accused of providing a gun used in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member has been found guilty of first-deg ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • New Illinois natural resources director touts experience

    CARBONDALE – The new director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says his farming and military experience will help make for a smooth tra ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Lakemoor delayed on approving municipal center designs

    LAKEMOOR – The Lakemoor Village Board will have to wait a little longer to approve designs for a new $6 million municipal complex that will house admi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Fire contained to chimney in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A chimney fire in Johnsburg was called in by a neighbor when they saw the flames coming out the top of the chimney Thursday evening, a fir ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE  – A woman was taken to taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in critical condition after being hit by a car Thursday evening, a fire o ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Algonquin, Lake in the Hills police looking for information on graffiti

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills and Algonquin police departments are looking for information on those responsible for a series of blue spray ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:06 am
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