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  • On-air shooter threatened to make ‘headlines,’ showed anger

    ROANOKE, Va. – On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’ hand as two police officers w ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Scientists squabble while Africa’s only penguins perish

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa – They’re cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins – the cont ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • China detains 11 over deadly warehouse explosion

    BEIJING – Chinese prosecutors have detained 11 government officials and company executives over a massive warehouse explosion that killed at least 145 ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country’s future ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Indiana Supreme Court hears dispute over ‘0INK’ plate

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s highest court heard arguments Thursday on whether a police officer was wrongly denied a vanity license plate saying ‘0INK,’ w ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • List limits booze sales for Illinois city’s habitual drunks

    AURORA – The police department in Illinois’ second largest city is going to compile a “habitual drunkard” list to help fight public intoxication.
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America

    NEW ORLEANS – Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the peopl ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Painted door panels from Chicago 1893 World’s Fair found

    CHICAGO – Three Japanese sliding doors that were put on display at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago have been discovered in a city par ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • City of Chicago pursues case over painkiller marketing

    CHICAGO – Chicago is continuing its legal battle with five drug makers it accuses of deceptively marketing a class of prescription painkillers that ca ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb County unemployment rate falls to 5.4 percent

    DeKALB – The unemployment rate in DeKalb County fell to 5.4 percent in July, down from 6.7 percent during the same month last year, according to preli ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Waterman man accused of attempted sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A Waterman man being held in the DeKalb County Jail on Thursday is facing sexual abuse charges after allegedly abusing another man in early ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Semi-truck lands in ditch trying to avoiding deer, shutting down portion of Chicago Road in Sandwich

    DeKALB – A deer was the cause of a Sandwich accident that closed a portion of Chicago Road until early Thursday.
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston community mourns death of student

    KINGSTON – Students and parents in the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 community are working to support each other after the death of a 14-year-old ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Dekalb County economic development officials say businesses, jobs to come with new enterprise zone designation

    DeKALB – Members of the regional planning commission of the DeKalb County Board got more details at Thursday’s meeting on the county’s new enterprise ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Lawyer on trial, accused of coaching witnesses to lie

    CHICAGO – The question about how far lawyers can go in providing clients the strongest defense underlies a rare trial coming to a close in Chicago, wh ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:35 pm
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