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  • 'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 40 years later

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – With the Viet Cong making their final push toward taking Saigon in April 1975, the fate of thousands of Vietnamese orphans was uncerta ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot

    SAN FRANCISCO – Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome

    BALTIMORE – Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring eac ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • How London man may have helped trigger the ‘flash crash’

    NEW YORK – He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city’s glamorous financial center. He used off-the- ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit

    WASHINGTON – History will be trailing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the United States.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years

    SPRINGFIELD – The state’s new superintendent of schools believes the formula to distribute state aid to Illinois schools is flawed. But, unlike lawmak ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Armenian-American judge marks WWI-era killings

    CHICAGO – A federal judge in Chicago has marked the centennial of the start of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Meetings to talk transportation priorities start next week

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois transportation officials have announced the first stops on a statewide tour to discuss priorities for road, transit and other p ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Illinois air museum plans to close over finances

    RANTOUL – An eastern Illinois museum that catalogues the history of a long-closed Air Force base and houses dozens of planes plans to close at the end ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Fatal Metropolis police shooting deemed justified

    METROPOLIS – A Metropolis police officer will not face criminal charges in a suspect’s death after a southern Illinois prosecutor deemed the shooting ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills at least 1,865

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb Public Library hosts 'SW Extravaganza' to celebrate 'Star Wars'

    DeKALB – Children dressed as their favorite “Star Wars” character were whisked to a galaxy far, far away at the DeKalb Public Library’s third annual “ ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Ideal Industries OK’d for heavy manufacturing in new Sycamore location

    SYCAMORE – Ideal Industries is taking steps to ensure its new facility at the Sycamore Prairie Business Park area is respectful to its neighbors.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Income inequality a public health issue in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – The gap between DeKalb County’s rich and poor is having a negative effect on the health of residents, according to area officials and public ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Notice sent to Gwendolyn Brooks parents over aggravated battery arrest

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was charged with aggravated battery and reckless driving for allegedly hitting a woman with a car and battering her about 6 a.m. ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:37 pm
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