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  • Obama orders review of U.S. hostage policy

    WASHINGTON – With terrorists beheading Americans, President Barack Obama has ordered a review of how the United States responds when citizens are take ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Harvest Lane Vintage opens shop in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – A shop that opened in western Kane County last year has re-established itself closer to St. Charles.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Police: Two men with weapon robbed NIU student

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police are investigating an off-campus armed robbery in which a laptop and cash were stolen from a student.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Brad Paisley coming to NIU Convocation Center Feb. 5

    DeKALB – Tickets go on sale Friday for country music star Brad Paisley’s Feb. 5 concert at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Despite requests, Geneva aldermen reduce Shodeen’s land cash requirements

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously approved reduced land cash requirements for a Shodeen redevelopment project, despite pointed remarks from a park distric ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • No one injured after fire at Huntley McDonald's

    HUNTLEY – There were no injuries, but some minor damages after a fire broke out at a Huntley McDonald's early Tuesday morning, the Huntley Fire Chief ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Lake-effect snow pummels New York, closes Thruway

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Parts of New York are measuring the season's first big snowfall in feet, rather than inches, as 3 feet of lake-effect snow blanketed t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • GOP vows to pass Keystone XL Pipeline later if bill fails now

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders vowed Tuesday to take up and pass a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline in Congress again next year if the Senate ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Destroy synagogue attackers' homes

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as minority leader

    WASHINGTON – Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Illinois corn, soybean harvests nearly complete

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois farmers are in the homestretch of bringing in their corn and soybeans from the fields.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Pilot in small plane crash near Midway Airport in Chicago dies

    CHICAGO – Assistant Chicago Fire Department Commissioner Michael Fox says the pilot in a small plane crash has died.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Pope Francis confirms trip to the United States

    PHILADELPHIA – A pontiff who has long championed humble acts is coming to the City of Brotherly Love.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • Illinois treasurer's race closest at least century

    SPRINGFIELD – The race for state treasurer remains undecided nearly two weeks after Election Day, with both campaigns agreeing that fewer than 400 vot ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Europeans have prominent role in beheading video

    PARIS – The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, includin ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:11 am
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