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  • Crime Stoppers seeking information about Hinckley burglary

    HINCKLEY – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a burglary to a Hinckley home, where police say cash and collectible coins were s ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Chicago officer sues estate of NIU student he shot, claiming trauma

    CHICAGO – A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit a ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

    WASHINGTON – Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the sta ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage

    HENNIKER, N.H. – Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan – Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow e ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Police think 6 Chicago deaths result of 'targeted incident'

    CHICAGO – Authorities on Saturday released the names of six family members found dead this week in their southwest side home – the victims of what Chi ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Lake County offering mental health training to officers

    WAUKEGAN – Law enforcement officials in Lake County are undergoing training that could be used as a statewide model in Illinois to help officers ident ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Chicago FBI: 'Pinball Bandit' suspected in 5 bank robberies

    CHICAGO – The FBI is asking for help identifying a suspect they've dubbed the "Pinball Bandit" because of the frequency and locations of the banks the ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • U of I reports record number of freshman applications

    URBANA – University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • 3 held in alleged fake kidnapping scheme in Chicago suburb

    BRIDGEVIEW – Bridgeview police say three people face felony disorderly conduct charges for allegedly faking a kidnapping in hopes of getting money to ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • States taking action to keep guns out of abusers’ hands

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rar ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Somonauk teen faces sex assault charge

    SOMONAUK – An 18-year-old Somonauk man was jailed Friday on charges of criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Train to become a Master Gardener

    Do you have a love for spending hours planting and tending to your backyard garden? Do you have a knack for teaching and enjoy sharing your knowledge ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Great Backyard Bird Count set for Feb. 12 to 15

    Do you enjoy watching birds? Would you like to help scientists? University of Illinois Extension Youth Educator Lisa Hepker invites citizens to partic ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Thousands more Syrians rush toward Turkey to flee fighting

    BEIRUT – Thousands of Syrians rushed toward the Turkish border Friday, fleeing a fierce government offensive and intense Russian airstrikes near Syria ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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