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  • Illinois Senate panel rejects 1 of Gov. Bruce Rauner's top priorities

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois Senate committee has rejected one of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's top pro-business priorities.
    May 27, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Is Carly Fiorina shadowing Hillary Clinton's campaign?

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Might Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina be shadowing Hillary Rodham Clinton's Democratic campaign?
    May 27, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Guantanamo inmates swapped for Bowe Bergdahl could move freely

    WASHINGTON – Five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could mov ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • FIFA officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

    ZURICH – Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials w ...
    May 27, 2015 - 8:12 am
  • Autopsy: Boy died of head, neck injuries

    CHICAGO – An autopsy has found that a boy mauled by a dog on Chicago’s South Side died of multiple sharp and blunt force injuries to his head and neck ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Bill Clinton company shows complexity of family finances

    WASHINGTON – The newly released financial files on Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s growing fortune omit a company with no apparent employees or asse ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Floodwaters rise in Houston; search goes on for the missing

    HOUSTON – Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • New survey suggests nursing shortage looming in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – A new survey conducted by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation suggests the state may soon face a shortage o ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Filing: Prep sports body exaggerating suit’s impact

    CHICAGO – A new plaintiff’s filing in a class-action head injury lawsuit against the governing body of Illinois prep sports has asked a judge to let t ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • 2 horses in Ill. diagnosed with equine herpes virus

    WARRENVILLE – Horses shows have been called off in Illinois to stop the spread of infection after agriculture officials said two horses from a northea ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Cleveland, Justice Department announce police settlement

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland agreed to overhaul its police department under the supervision of an independent monitor in a settlement announced Tuesday with ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Lock of Mozart’s hair to be auctioned

    LONDON – Music lovers have the chance to own a strand of history.Auctioneer Sotheby’s is selling a l ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • New tests to reveal beach water quality

    CHICAGO – Chicago officials say they’ll now know within hours whether water is safe for swimming at several city beaches.
    May 26, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

    NEW YORK – Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they’re getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to d ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Police: Driver who hit bicyclist was under influence of drugs

    SYCAMORE – A man whose truck hit a bicyclist on DeKalb Avenue on Tuesday was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, Sycamore Police said W ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:00 pm
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