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  • Police chase ends in fatal crash in Waterman

    WATERMAN – The driver of a stolen pickup truck led police on a chase for miles between Hinckley and Waterman on Monday before he lost control of the v ...
    March 30, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Officials: Slow justice at fault in Chicago man's long con

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Attorney General's office sued the owner of a Chicago remodeling company almost 30 years ago, accusing him of taking money from ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber

    BOSTON – Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw ...
    March 30, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Safety concerns prompt 'soft lockdown' at Hiawatha District 426

    KIRKLAND – Hiawatha Community Unit School District 426 went into what administrators called a modified soft lockdown Monday after district officials l ...
    March 30, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Rep. Tammy Duckworth makes video announcement for 2016 Senate bid

    CHICAGO – Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced Monday she's running for U.S. Senate in 2016, setting up a high-profile challenge ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Business forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy

    A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'Daily Show'

    NEW YORK – Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will ...
    March 30, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. But economists hope bigger paychec ...
    March 30, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • Kingston man killed in early morning crash

    KIRKLAND – A 25-year-old Kingston man was killed early Monday in a single-car crash, DeKalb County Sheriff's police said.
    March 30, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination ag ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • March 30 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 ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois auto-theft task forces closing due to budget crisis

    SPRINGFIELD – Officials with police-run auto-theft task forces say they are shutting down across Illinois because of state spending freezes.
    March 29, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Police: 2nd body found 3 days after NYC blast

    NEW YORK – Emergency workers found a second body Sunday in the mass of rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • 7-year-old plane crash survivor to live with half-sister

    NASHVILLE – An Illinois judge has granted legal guardianship of a 7-year-old girl who survived a Kentucky plane crash that killed four family members ...
    March 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
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