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  • Lufthansa: Co-pilot disclosed earlier “severe depression”

    FRANKFURT, Germany – Lufthansa knew that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from an episode of ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-ol ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

    TIKRIT, Iraq – Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby t ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Road construction season arrives in McHenry County

    The widening of Route 14 between Crystal Lake and Woodstock is by far the largest item that workers this year will cross off McHenry County’s road pro ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Loan recipients on 'strike' meet with federal officials

    WASHINGTON – Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master’s degree that sh ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

    DETROIT – Many tractor-trailers on the nation’s roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been l ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Duckworth: Clinton needs to meet with Benghazi committee

    SPRINGFIELD – A war hero congresswoman appeared publicly Tuesday for the first time as a U.S. Senate hopeful, taking jabs at the Republican incumbent, ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Voters to decide whether to dissolve tiny Illinois village

    CLEARLAKE – Voters in a tiny Sangamon County village will soon decide whether the village should cease to exist.
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Peoria insurance firm to make $15M headquarters addition

    PEORIA – The insurance firm RLI Corp. has announced a $15 million addition to its headquarters in Peoria.
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Madigan announces Illinois anti-sexual assault effort

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Tuesday she has created a panel to recommend ways to improve prosecution rates of sexual assault ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in every Illinois metro area in February. It was the 12th straight mon ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Lawmaker’s staff to face tough prosecutor in spending probe

    WASHINGTON – Some of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock’s current and previous employees will appear before a federal grand jury next month to answer question ...
    NEW: March 31, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Woodstock Public Library incorporates public art into renovation project

    WOODSTOCK – Students and community groups in Woodstock will soon have the chance to leave their artistic imprint at the Woodstock Public Library main ...
    March 31, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate h ...
    March 31, 2015 - 4:56 pm
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