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  • A look at the indictment of ex-House Speaker Hastert

    CHICAGO – The federal indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is as notable for the details it excludes as for the allegations that the long ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Rift between Rauner, Democrats to spill into summer with ad war

    SPRINGFIELD – The increasingly nasty feud between Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats is about to spill from the Illinois statehouse to voters’ m ...
    June 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • 3 injured in Sycamore crash Saturday

    SYCAMORE – Three people were injured after an accident Saturday morning, police said.It happened jus ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • DeKalb County to provide summer meals during summer months

    DeKALB COUNTY – Volunteers throughout DeKalb County will work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Program to provide free meals to a ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • One person transported after rollover

    GENOA – A rollover accident Friday sent one person to the hospital, according to authorities.The cra ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Kaneland graduates off on their next adventures

    DeKALB – Brian Motta said it seemed to take forever to finally graduate from Kaneland High School – but there he stood in his black cap and gown Sunda ...
    June 1, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • KishHealth System hosts eighth annual 5K race

    Shortly after he was diagnosed with type I diabetes almost two years ago, Matthew Rogowski, 30, won his first race at the KishHealth System 5K last ye ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers scurry through bills; but no budget deal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers scurried through a long to-do list Saturday as the spring-session clock winds down, but there was little mention of t ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • U.S., Iran hold 'intense' nuclear talks month before deadline

    GENEVA – A month away from a nuclear deal deadline, U.S. and Iranian diplomats tried to narrow differences over how quickly to ease economic penalties ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

    TOKYO – A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the ear ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Russia’s Putin shut out from G-7 meeting, but not much else

    WASHINGTON – Russia’s Vladimir Putin won’t be on the guest list when President Barack Obama and other world leaders assemble in Germany next week, as ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • More heavy rain but no new serious flooding in Houston area

    ROSENBERG, Texas – The seemingly ceaseless rain swept across areas of Texas again on Saturday, bringing fears of renewed flooding but no new serious p ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Former Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race

    DAVENPORT, Iowa – Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Baltimore sees its 40th homicide in May, a record month

    BALTIMORE – A man fatally shot in Baltimore is the city's 40th homicide victim this month, a record month for slayings.
    May 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Suicide bomber, rocket grenades kill 30 in Nigerian city

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A suicide bomb blast outside a mosque and rocket-propelled grenades that exploded into homes as people slept killed at least 30 p ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
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