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  • Denver teen's friend disputes police account of 17-year-old's death

    DENVER — A passenger who was in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police has disputed authorities' account of her death, say ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Obama administration tells agents to ID which immigrants not to deport

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has ordered immigration agents to ask immigrants they encounter living in the country illegally whether they mig ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, killing 2 soldiers

    SHEAR YASHUV, Israel — A missile fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, killing two soldiers in an appa ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Jordan ready to swap Iraqi inmate for pilot held by Islamic State

    AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in deadly 2005 hotel bombings for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

    CHICAGO — Baseball fans are stopping by the downtown Chicago plaza where the statue of the Ernie Banks is on display to pay their respects to the Hall ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Driver cited after five-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A chain-reaction collision Wednesday in Crystal Lake involved a total of five cars and six people, but none were seriously injured or t ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Campton Hills man taken into custody in Indiana, hours after incident at Delnor

    GENEVA – A 30-year-old Campton Hills man was taken into police custody in Indiana on Tuesday night, hours after he was involved in an incident that ca ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • No serious injuries after Algonquin crash

    ALGONQUIN – Nobody was seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in the village of Algonquin, fire officials said.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Jan. 28; Libyan Islamic State claims hotel attack

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • Rauner previews 'right-to-work zones' as first-year priority

    Correction: In an earlier version of this story, The Associated Press reported erroneously that  Wisconsin has a right-to-work law. It does not.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Lakewood approves TIF district at Route 47, 176

    LAKEWOOD – A special taxing district centered on the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 was approved following two confused and lengthy meetings Tuesda ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Rep. McSweeney introduces bill to cut Illinois officeholders' pay

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Mundelein girl pleads guilty to stabbing sister to death

    WAUKEGAN – A Mundelein girl has admitted to a Lake County judge that she stabbed to death her 11-year-old half-sister.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • 'Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England

    BOSTON – Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, a blizzard slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it un ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • McHenry County developer buys land in Marengo near planned I-90 interchange

    MARENGO – Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the lan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:59 pm
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