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  • Arkansas plans 8 executions over 10-day period

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – After nearly a dozen years without an execution, Arkansas is racing to put eight men to death next month over a 10-day period – an ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Dylann Roof's friend gets over 2 years for hindering FBI

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – During a night of vodka, cocaine, marijuana and video games, Joey Meek listened as a childhood buddy confided that he hated blacks ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • The 8 inmates scheduled to die in Arkansas in April

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas plans to execute eight inmates – two each on four days – in a 10-day period next month – an accelerated schedule designed ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • No promises and no one above law, Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch says

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he's made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Closer U.S.-Russia ties uncertain as Rex Tillerson plans trip

    WASHINGTON – With Russia-tinged investigations swirling around his administration, President Donald Trump has yet to fulfill a campaign pledge of clos ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Muslim advocacy group seeks broader travel-ban injunction

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal judge in Virginia is weighing a request from a Muslim civil rights group for an even broader injunction against President ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Trump to GOP: Pass health care bill or seal your fate

    WASHINGTON – Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs are on the line in next ye ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Illinois budget woes affect Peoria abuse prevention center

    PEORIA – The Peoria County mother first came to the Center for Prevention of Abuse more than a decade ago to get aid for herself and her infant daught ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Illinois governor announces cybersecurity plan

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has unveiled a broad-based cybersecurity plan.The Republica ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Body cam video shows charged Illinois officer punching man

    SPRINGFIELD – Newly released police body camera footage from Springfield shows an officer punching a 19-year-old man nearly a dozen times.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Illinois treasurer to auction off unclaimed property

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois treasurer’s office is auctioning off almost 500 unclaimed items ranging from collectible coins to jewelry and baseball card ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Owner of new Fox River Grove banquet hall anticipates late summer opening

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A new banquet hall in Fox River Grove is expected to open by the end of the summer at the former Five O’Clock Steakhouse location.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Chicago planetarium hosts event based on 'Hidden Figures'

    CHICAGO – A Chicago museum and planetarium are teaming up to host three days of events inspired by the stories portrayed in the Oscar-nominated movie ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Mary McNicholas, candidate for District 300 School Board

    Name: Mary McNicholasAge: 20Town: West DundeeOffice Sought: Community Unit School District 300 Schoo ...
    March 21, 2017 - 7:19 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Anne Miller, candidate for District 300 School Board

    Name: Anne B. MillerAge: 58Town: AlgonquinOffice sought: Community Unit School District 300 School B ...
    March 21, 2017 - 7:19 pm
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