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  • Weeklong heat wave in southern Pakistan kills 1,233 people

    ISLAMABAD – A devastating weeklong heat wave in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi killed 1,233 people, an official said.
    June 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

    FONTAINES-SUR-SAONE, France – The top suspect in the beheading of a businessman that French authorities are calling a terrorist attack took a "selfie" ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Former employee sets fire to Chicago business; 1 hurt

    CHICAGO – A former employee returned to a food-delivery business where he once worked and set it on fire, badly injuring one of its staff members.
    June 27, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Illinois could allow dogs to comfort courtroom witnesses

    GURNEE – Illinois could soon become one of the few states with a law governing the use of specially trained dogs in courtrooms to comfort child victim ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Illinois watches water rise, braces for more rain

    MEREDOSIA – Clear weather Saturday gave Illinois a chance to start drying out, but the effects of a week of consistent rain were still being felt and ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Long struggle, quick endgame as same-sex marriage prevails

    NEW YORK – Back in 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a law stipulating that the federal government would not recognize marriages between same-sex co ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • USDA proposes healthier fare for child, adult day cares

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As teachers lament seeing toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, a federal program that feeds millions of low-income child ...
    June 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Police: Surviving escapee could face a harder time alone

    MALONE, N.Y. – With his escape partner killed, the surviving convicted murderer who pulled off an elaborate breakout from a maximum-security prison th ...
    June 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on U.S. cities to act

    At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate c ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • PHOTOS: 31st annual America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta

    Nearly 50 cardboard boats competed in the 31st annual America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta June 22 at the Crystal Lake Park District’s Main Beach.
    June 29, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • No injuries reported after crash in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no reported injuries Saturday after a vehicle reportedly crashed into a power pole, closing a portion of Route 14 in Crystal ...
    June 27, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum to keep General Lee on display

    VOLO — A museum in northern Illinois plans to keep displaying one of the Confederate flag-emblazoned cars used in the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard. ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Beheading, attack at U.S. factory in France; suspect detained

    SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France – A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Former Rep. Reynolds indicted on tax charges

    CHICAGO – A former U.S. congressman from Illinois who has been in legal trouble before is in legal trouble again – this time for allegedly not filing ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Dozens killed in attack in Tunisia

    SOUSSE, Tunisia – A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at l ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
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