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  • Bond set for driver in Naperville quarry crash

    WHEATON (AP) — Bond has been set at $250,000 for a 21-year-old Geneva man whose car plunged into a water-filled quarry, killing two men who were unabl ...
    July 20, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • No arrests in slaying of 11-year-old Chicago girl

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police say they haven't arrested anyone yet in the death of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet while at a fri ...
    July 20, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Quinn to OK cannabis use for kids with epilepsy

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to sign legislation in Chicago Sunday that would let minors with epilepsy use medical marijuana.
    July 20, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • 85-year-old East Dundee woman dies in stabbing

    EAST DUNDEE (AP) — Authorities say an 85-year-old woman was found stabbed to death Friday in her home in the northern Illinois village of East Dundee.
    July 20, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • U.S. turns up heat on Russia over downed plane

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Sunday turned up the heat on Russia for its support of Ukrainian separatists accused by the United State ...
    July 20, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Mideast divisions cloud Gaza cease-fire efforts

    CAIRO – Even as the death toll mounts in the Gaza Strip, attempts to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel have so far run aground – in part be ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Extremists kill more than 100 in northeast Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nige ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Forest nursery school in London lets kids explore

    LONDON – In the heart of north London lies the ancient Queens Wood, a green forest hidden away in a metropolis of more than 8 million residents. The s ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Under threat, Iraq's Christians flee city of Mosul

    BAGHDAD – The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq’s second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Is ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade

    NEW YORK – The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Exper ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Unease in Congress, region over Obama's plan in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON – Afghanistan's disputed election and Iraq's unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think Presid ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • SIU outlines steps to prevent sexual assault

    CARBONDALE – Students, faculty and staff at Southern Illinois University will undergo more rigorous programs on sexual assault awareness and preventio ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Chicago girl killed by stray bullet at sleepover

    CHICAGO – An 11-year-old Chicago girl has died after being struck in the head by a stray bullet while she was at a friend's house for a sleepover.
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Peoria murder trial focuses on Internet searches

    PEORIA – The Internet search history on a computer belonging to a former Baptist missionary accused of killing his wife included queries on various wa ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Car plunges into Naperville quarry, killing 2

    NAPERVILLE – A car has plunged into a water-filled quarry in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, killing two passengers who were unable to escape the ve ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:15 pm
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