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  • Apartment fire in Richmond sends one to hospital

    RICHMOND – A cooking fire sent one person to the hospital Saturday morning, a fire official said.The ...
    April 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Out of the Darkness: McHenry event raises funds for suicide prevention

    McHENRY – Many of the stories told Saturday by those grieving the loss of a loved one who committed suicide began the same way.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch forced 7,000 closures

    SEATTLE — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Nepal earthquake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Mount Everest shaken

    KATHMANDU, Nepal — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 906 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • Armenian-American judge marks World War I-era mass killings

    CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago has marked the centennial of the start of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Harvard provides place to safely dispose of drugs

    HARVARD – A safe place to dispose of medication, including controlled substances, will now be available at the Harvard Police Department, 201 W. Front ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Bill would allow Illinois students to opt out of state tests

    SPRINGFIELD – As new standardized tests tied to the Common Core standards spark debate around the country, the Illinois Legislature is considering a b ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    BALTIMORE – In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

    INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Authorities: Ottawa man killed, cremated in burn pile

    OTTAWA – Two Illinois men are being accused of beating an Ottawa businessman to death and then incinerating his body in a burn pile before dumping his ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion – it says it's now a church – in order to win city approval so it can open nex ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives

    NEW YORK – A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorou ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Illinois House OKs time limit on storing license plate data

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House has passed a measure that restricts how long law enforcement agencies can keep data collected by automated license pl ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Lake Barrington man charged after approaching Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK –A Lake Barrington man faces drug and disorderly conduct charges after police say he approached a girl walking home from a Woodstock elemen ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
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