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  • Lawyers: Factor court decision into pensions case

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawyers representing state retiree groups say they aim to use a recent Supreme Court decision on health care benefits as a wa ...
    July 22, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Rockford man charged in second killing

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A man accused of killing a high school friend was charged Tuesday in a second northern Illinois killing.
    July 22, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Homeland Security arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling ...
    July 22, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Illinois insurance subsidies in place for now

    CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say Illinois health insurance customers shouldn't feel any immediate effect of a federal appeals court panel's ruling as a co ...
    July 22, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests

    CHICAGO — Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea — fighting crim ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

    UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end ...
    July 22, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Arizona man charged with killing half-brother

    PETERSBURG — An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother in western Illinois.
    July 22, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • AT&T Springfield center closing, ending 188 jobs

    SPRINGFIELD — AT&T Inc. plans to close a call center in Springfield and cut 188 jobs starting next month.
    July 22, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • US to present intelligence data on plane crash

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malays ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Second City's Chicago comedy school to expand

    CHICAGO — The training center for Chicago's famous Second City comedy group is expanding.The Second ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

    WASHINGTON – Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Police arrest missing sex offender at hospital

    SYCAMORE – After a daylong search, police have arrested Robert Gahlbeck, the sex offender accused of failing to give authorities a new address, court ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Short jail sentence ordered in Kingston frog-carcass case

    SYCAMORE — The Kingston man accused of dropping 15 to 20 dead frogs on his neighbor's porch will have to seek a psychiatric evaluation, court records ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Sweet corn available at DeKalb County area farm stands

    DeKALB – Gus Rogers has driven past many sweet corn signs on his way to and from work, but just stopped Monday afternoon to fill a bag with ears.
    July 22, 2014 - 5:25 pm
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