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  • Judge blocks Kansas’ ban on abortion procedure

    TOPEKA, Kan. – A Kansas judge on Thursday blocked the state’s first-in-the-nation ban on an abortion procedure that opponents describe as dismembering ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Arrested guard denies knowing of escape plot

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – A prison guard charged in connection with the escape of two killers admitted providing them with tools, paint, frozen hamburger an ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias

    WASHINGTON – A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Western wildfires: California fire grows, forces evacuations

    Wildfires are charging through several dry Western states, including a blaze in California that showed new life after burning for a week and forced so ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • DeKalb’s Glidden Homestead to mark arrival of the railroad this Sunday

    DeKALB – The Glidden Homestead and Historical Center, 921 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, will mark the arrival of the railroad in DeKalb with a commemora ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Hundreds attend funeral for South Carolina shooting victims

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – A choir and band launched into one of Ethel Lance’s favorite gospel tunes and roused hundreds of mourners from their seats Th ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Gov. Rauner vetoes budget; some services could stop

    SPRINGFIELD – State money for services from child care to road construction could stop in Illinois starting next week after Republican Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

    NEW YORK – McDonald’s says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
    June 25, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Inmates file suit against Illinois Department of Corrections

    CHICAGO – A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Chicago federal court on behalf of three inmates accuses the Illinois Department of Corrections of routinely us ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that p ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Charity bike ride set this weekend in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Nearly 2,000 cyclists from across the state with come to DeKalb this weekend for a two-day charity bike ride. 
    June 25, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Sandwich Early Day Engine Club to showcase antique equipment

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Early Day Engine Club will dust off traditional farming equipment and techniques and celebrate them at its annual show Saturda ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Domestic battery charges file against Genoa man

    SYCAMORE – A Genoa man faces domestic battery charges after an incident where police say he hit his son-in-law in the neck with a hammer Wednesday, po ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • DeKalb forum addresses medical marijuana

    DeKALB – Jessica Woollcombe said when she’s smoked marijuana in the past, she’s been able to walk and not rely on the crutches or wheelchair that mult ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • DeKalb area residents urged to leave fireworks to professionals during July 4 celebrations

    DeKALB – The “oohs” and “aahs” that fireworks usually produce can also result in serious burns and property damage.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:49 pm
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