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  • FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply ...
    NEW: July 28, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

    NEW YORK – Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.The Sarah Palin Channel ...
    NEW: July 28, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • Two people injured in Cary after head-on crash

    CARY – Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries Monday after a head-on crash in Cary, police said.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" parts of the continent, urging yo ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians’ new advice

    CHICAGO – A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation’s leading pediatrician’s ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of A ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Illinois fair managers fined for free beer tickets

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Illinois state fair managers have been fined for soliciting and accepting free beer tickets for the events.
    July 28, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in th ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • MCC approves preliminary budget with frozen tax levy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees has approved a preliminary budget that assumes a freeze in the property tax levy for a sec ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Review: Oakwood Hills and a potential power plant

    A $450 million state-of-the-art power plant could be headed to Oakwood Hills, potentially bringing millions of dollars into the small village but al ...
    UPDATED: July 28, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Carpentersville man who threatened Kane County courts pleads guilty

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A Carpentersville man Friday pleaded guilty to several offenses after threatening the Kane County courts last year, according to a p ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Motorists advised of large pothole in Sleepy Hollow

    SLEEPY HOLLOW — Drivers are advised to be wary of a section of Route 72 in Sleepy Hollow until a large pothole can be addressed.
    July 28, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health pro ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Suspect killed after scuffle with Chicago officer

    CHICAGO – Chicago police say an off-duty officer on his way home from work shot and killed a suspect while trying to stop a suspected break in.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

    JERUSALEM – Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relati ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:11 am
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