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  • U.S. stocks gain following a pickup in retail sales

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher, clawing back some of the ground they lost last week, as investors were encouraged by solid earnings from Ci ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Steely Dan to play Illinois State Fair

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Grammy Award-winning rock band Steely Dan will play this year's Illinois State Fair.
    April 14, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his acco ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Judge: Michael Jackson's mom should pay costs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's mother should pay more than $800,000 in trial costs to a concert promoter that she targeted in a failed negligent ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Native Americans say US violated human rights

    WASHINGTON — A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of gettin ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Boots

    Meet Boots and Sadie. Boots is a more than 1-year-old black and white domestic short-haired mix avai ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • EU ministers blame Russia for Ukraine interference

    LUXEMBOURG — Deploring what they called yet more Russian interference in Ukraine, European Union foreign ministers debated Monday if further sanctions ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • U of Chicago student died of alcohol poisoning

    CHICAGO — The Cook County medical examiner says a University of Chicago student found dead in his campus dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoni ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Soda tax prompts Chicago man to pull gun in store

    CHICAGO — Police accuse a Chicago man of pulling out a submachine gun in a convenience store because he didn't want to pay a 22-cent tax on a two-lite ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • 3 journalists for Hezbollah TV killed in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — Three journalists working with Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV were killed Monday after the car they were traveling in came under a hail of ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • IDOT changes work zone signs as speed limit climbs

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois transportation officials are adding extra safety precautions to work zones around the state after the speed limit was increased ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Ill. teacher faces sexual assault charges

    TROY — A southwestern Illinois teacher is facing charges after authorities say he sexually assaulted two children.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Leaders react to 3 deaths at Kansas Jewish sites

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Political and religious leaders expressed sympathy after three people were fatally shot Sunday at a Jewish community center and Jew ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Teachers return to school where 22 were stabbed

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Teachers have returned to a Pittsburgh-area high school where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a stabbing rampage f ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • 7 dead babies found, police seek answers

    PLEASANT GROVE, Utah – Police in Utah are questioning a mother and family members about the killings of seven babies whose bodies were found stuffed i ...
    April 14, 2014 - 9:19 am
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