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  • Police seek Mendota man after chase

    DeKALB – A Mendota man remained at large Sunday after a traffic stop in which he allegedly sped from police and abandoned the car he was driving befor ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Today's Talker: Utilities see potential in drones to inspect lines, towers

    BLENHEIM, N.Y. – U.S. utilities see great potential in the use of remote-controlled drones to do the often-dangerous work of inspecting power lines an ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brussels stays on high alert due to imminent threat

    BRUSSELS – With hundreds of troops patrolling Brussels for a second day and authorities hunting one or more suspected militants, the Belgian governmen ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time: Exchange student tells of school year in India

    DeKALB – Eileen Witthoff needed a passport to complete her junior year in high school. She spent the 2014-15 school year in India, as part of the Kenn ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Why Illinois budget deal not likely before 2016

    CHICAGO – Much attention is being focused on a Dec. 1 sit-down between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders as Illinois approaches the five-month ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Number of Illinois inmates released on parole climbing

    CHICAGO – The number of Illinois inmates released on parole has increased as lawmakers look to reduce the prison population, but funding to help those ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Former nursing home employee charged in battery of patient

    GALESBURG – A former Galesburg nursing home employee faces a battery charge stemming from the death of an elderly nursing home patient.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fire hits Chicago’s Hancock skyscraper

    CHICAGO – Firefighters extinguished a blaze Saturday that broke out about halfway up the John Hancock Center, one of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers. Fi ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Report: $7M in repairs needed for S. Illinois housing units

    CAIRO – A new report said it will cost more than $7 million to make two apartment complexes operated by a troubled Southern Illinois public housing au ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Obama cautions against overreaction to IS attacks

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Trying to reassure a nation on edge, President Barack Obama said Sunday the Islamic State group “cannot strike a mortal blow” ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • East St. Louis leaders have few options in financial crisis

    EAST ST. LOUIS – Officials grappling with East St. Louis’ financial troubles said they’re trying to arrange loans, get the state to pay up and find ot ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New Navy destroyer's seaworthiness questioned

    BATH, Maine – The largest destroyer built for the U.S. Navy cuts an imposing figure: massive, with an angular shape, hidden weapons and antennas, and ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:24 am
  • HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life

    CHICAGO – Rob Garofalo was devastated. He'd built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HI ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:24 am
  • Jeb Bush says Donald Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious 2016 candidate

    MIAMI – The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation’s commander in chief, because he’s ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:22 am
  • IHSA football title games a success despite rain, wet grounds

    DeKALB – The Illinois High School Association state football championship games are expected to have drawn nearly 30,000 people to DeKalb, although ex ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:52 am
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