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  • Cuba to legalize small, medium-sized private businesses

    HAVANA – Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private ent ...
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 9:42 pm
  • Hawaii could be first state to put gun owners in federal database

    HONOLULU – Hawaii could become the first state in the U.S. to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island ...
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 9:41 pm
  • Illinois bill pushes for legal aid for juveniles in murder cases

    SPRINGFIELD – A lawyer would have to be present when police question juveniles younger than 15 in murder or sex offense investigations under a measure ...
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Trump says he’s seeking donations on GOP request

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn’t see it that way.
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Family of teen, 15, shot by Chicago police in 2013 asks for FBI investigation

    CHICAGO – The family of a teenager shot to death by Chicago police in 2013 is asking for an FBI investigation after seeing surveillance video that cap ...
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Man found dead where FBI agents shot in suburban Chicago ID'd as parolee

    PARK FOREST – Authorities have identified a man found dead after two FBI agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a sub ...
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Family settles in WWII veteran's death shot by police with beanbag gun

    MARKHAM – Court documents show relatives of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who died after being shot with a beanbag gun by a police officer, who w ...
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • DeKalb police warn of power supplier phone scam

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a phone scam involving power companies.During the call, ...
    May 24, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Book World plans to open location in DeKalb's Junction Shopping Center

    DeKALB – After more than a year without a book store, one could be opening to the DeKalb area.Book W ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Late-night diner to open in Sycamore in June

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to clarify that the diner planned for the space is not affiliated with the previous tenant, Riccardi's Re ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Louisiana set to sign first "Blue Lives Matter" law

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emerg ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Ann Sanders wins playhouse donated by Resource Bank

    Ann Sanders of Genoa was the winner of the Hampshire Park District’s drawing to win a playhouse schoolhouse constructed and donated by Resource Bank. ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • A Lasting Impression celebrates opening

    The Ambassadors of the Sycamore Chamber helped celebrate the opening of A Lasting Impression, at 228 W. Page St. in Sycamore. Mike Nightingale and his ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Hospital earns ‘A’ grade for safety

    Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital was one of 50 Illinois hospitals to receive an A ranking for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group, a nation ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
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