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  • Ukraine: Military secures airport from attack

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they clashed Tuesday w ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • 5 Things to Know about Tax Day

    The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three p ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Cemetery workers endured brutal winter

    CHAMPAIGN — When a blizzard shut down schools, government agencies and businesses across the state on Jan. 6, Patrick Lewis and two assistants were on ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Japan pro-whaling lobby vows to continue hunts

    TOKYO — Hundreds of pro-whaling Japanese officials, lawmakers and lobby group members vowed Tuesday to continue whale hunts despite a world court ruli ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Experts: winter ice, winds damaged Illinois trees

    DECATUR — This year's particularly nasty winter has taken its toll on trees across Illinois.Tree tri ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • India's top court recognizes third gender category

    NEW DELHI — India's top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Storm topples RVs near Mississippi's Gulf coast

    GAUTIER, Miss. — A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, damaging or destroying about a dozen RV trailers at one campground, down ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Zebra to spend $3.45B on Motorola business

    LINCOLNSHIRE — Zebra Technologies will spend more than $3 billion to buy the enterprise business of Motorola Solutions in a considerable expansion tha ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:21 am
  • Peoria school district lays off 200 workers

    PEORIA — Peoria's school board has voted to lay off nearly 200 employees — mostly full- and part-time teachers.
    April 15, 2014 - 8:08 am
  • Ill. House panel plans daylong gambling hearing

    CHICAGO — An Illinois House committee is planning a daylong hearing on gambling expansion in the state.
    April 15, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • 13-year-old accused of bringing to gun school

    AURORA — An 8th grader at a suburban Chicago middle school was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after a loaded handgun was found insid ...
    April 15, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

    PERTH, Australia – The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Local tanning salons respond to state ban

    A recent state law that bans anyone younger than 18 from using tanning beds aggravates Teresa Lynch.
    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • DeKalb man charged with DUI in fatal crash posts bail

    DeKALB – The 19-year-old DeKalb man accused of drunken driving in the crash that killed his sister early Saturday posted $400 bail Monday morning.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:12 am
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