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  • Gunman in Afghan uniform kills 2 U.S. troops at base

    KABUL, Afghanistan — A man wearing an Afghan security force uniform opened fire Wednesday inside a base in southern Afghanistan, killing two U.S. sold ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Rare trial against lawyer drawing to close in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A rare obstruction-of-justice trial of a lawyer accused of instructing clients and witnesses to lie is concluding in Chicago.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • University of Illinois athletes tested positive for drugs 65 times in 2014-15 school year, report says

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — Athletes at the University of Illinois tested positive for banned drugs 65 times during the 2014-2015 school year, more than any othe ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Missouri couple accused of cross-country sex trafficking

    EAST ST. LOUIS — A Missouri couple is accused of orchestrating a cross-country prostitution ring involving at least five girls.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Fired WDBJ reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV in Virginia; shooter dead

    MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death on live television Wednesday by their former colleague, a journalist who also record ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • McHenry County College offers introductory courses to 7 languages this fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Classes in seven different languages will be offered this fall at McHenry County College.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 26; Donald Trump starts new media feud

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • Round Lake Beach man, Ingleside man among victims of fatal crash

    INGLESIDE – Two people have been identified in the crash that killed three Wednesday in Ingleside after their car hit a tree and started on fire, offi ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • GOP Sen. Corker acknowledges momentum for Iran deal

    WASHINGTON – A key Republican committee chairman acknowledged Tuesday that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated r ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Nation's budget report sees shrinking deficits, but only for now

    WASHINGTON – An unforeseen flood of revenue is shrinking federal deficits to the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure, Congress' nonpartisa ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Ashley Madison users in U.S. sue cheating website over breach

    LOS ANGELES – Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the website for cheaters after hackers released personal and ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Firefighters in Washington state kept a wary eye Tuesday on rising temperatures and winds that threatened to expand what's already th ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Police: Student with gun who took school hostages in custody

    PHILIPPI, W.Va. – A 14-year-old boy held 29 students and a teacher at gunpoint in a West Virginia high school classroom Tuesday afternoon before he re ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • D.C. regulators reject proposed merger of Exelon, Pepco

    WASHINGTON – Regulators in the District of Columbia rejected the proposed merger of power companies Exelon and Pepco on Tuesday, saying the deal would ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Rauner vetoes bill related to Southern Illinois University

    CARBONDALE – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation related to student trustees and the school newspaper at Southern Illinois University.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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