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  • April 22 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Mayors’ group pushes for Illinois pension reform

    CHICAGO – Illinois mayors from Rockford to Peoria reiterated their call Monday for lawmakers to overhaul local police and fire pension systems to avoi ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Durkin: Obama library unaffordable, impractical for Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – The top Republican in the Illinois House on Monday criticized majority Democrats’ plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure B ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as hi ...
    April 21, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • U.S. weighs curbing deportations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who don't have ...
    April 21, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Coroner: Man died of natural causes at DeKalb hotel

    DeKALB — The 59-year-old DeKalb man found dead Monday at Baymont Inn, 1314 W. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb, died of natural causes, DeKalb County Coroner ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • Woman accused in babies' deaths appears in court

    PROVO, Utah — Prosecutors have been granted more time to determine what charges to file against a Utah woman accused of killing six of her babies and ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Quinn's taxes show little change from year before

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn has released 2013 income tax returns showing he earned roughly the same as previous years and donated a little more to charit ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Residents prepare for Utica tornado anniversary

    UTICA — Residents in north-central Illinois on Monday were marking the 10th anniversary of a devastating tornado by honoring the eight people killed i ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Shooting reported at federal courthouse in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney in Utah says a shooting has left at least one person injured at a federal courthouse in downtown ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

    BOSTON — With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Stro ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • Woman's body found in Kishwaukee River

    ROCKFORD — Northern Illinois authorities are investigating after a kayaker found a woman's body in the Kishwaukee River.
    April 21, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good myste ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Pet of the Week: Sally

    Meet Sally. Sally is a 2-year-old rat terrier mix available for adoption at Tails Humane Society in ...
    April 21, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths ...
    April 21, 2014 - 9:23 am
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