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  • 1 in 5 of Gaza dead are children

    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip – Sobbing and shaking, Ismail Abu Musallam leaned against the wall of a hospital Friday, waiting for three of his children to ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

    WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Pacific island of Niue hit by exodus

    ALOFI, Niue – It was a school once, but there are no children here anymore. The lonely building on this remote Pacific island now contains only a punc ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

    ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. – The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Peregrine falcons delay USS Saratoga departure

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Navy is ready to say goodbye to the USS Saratoga, but a family of peregrine falcons is not.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Slain rookie officer recalled as eager learner

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. – A rookie police officer slain in an ambush over the weekend had dreamed of being a cop as a kid and was an eager learner who had r ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • GOP groups target Democrats' House supermajority

    CHICAGO – National Republican legislative groups say eliminating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s Democratic supermajority is among the top go ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Small S.C. town rallies for fired gay police chief

    LATTA, S.C. – When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she feared her two decade ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault handling lawsuit

    STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit by five women who alleged the school did not take seriously th ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from 14th Congressional District counties

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Sandwich man accused of having stolen gun

    SANDWICH – Within a few days after a Sandwich man hired a 21-year-old to mow his lawn, two of his guns and a golden ring went missing, court records s ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Ceremony marks end of Mandarin program in DeKalb

    DeKALB – After participating in a three-week-long camp at DeKalb High School learning how to speak Mandarin, 8-year-old Megan Medina can now talk with ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Sycamore park commissioners to consider referendum

    SYCAMORE – Theresa Beck says she doesn’t believe Sycamore needs more parks or amenities than it already has.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • July 18 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Waterloo police probe stabbing death

    WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) — Police in Monroe County's Waterloo say a 28-year-old man has been stabbed to death in what is the southwestern Illinois city's f ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:14 pm
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