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  • Chicken, beer a bad recipe for home burglar who fell asleep

    LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Chicken and beer make for a bad burglary.A Florida family tells police they came ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting

    CINCINNATI – A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Protesters forced from river after Arctic-bound ship blocked from route

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river Thursday in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Roya ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Feds release updated strategy against AIDS

    NEW YORK – U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Maryland gov. to close detention center

    BALTIMORE – Maryland’s governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore’s state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Congress heads on vacation, putting off messy decisions

    WASHINGTON – Congress is heading out for a five-week summer recess in anything but a cheerful vacation mood, leaving behind a pile of unfinished busin ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Springfield’s historic sites see decline in visitors

    SPRINGFIELD – Most of the historic sites in the Springfield area have seen a decline in attendance despite last year’s increase in tourism statewide.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Afghan Taliban confirm Omar’s death

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of p ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. scrambles to meet bond conditions

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, facing federal tax charges, scrambled Thursday to find a place to stay to meet bond conditions after prosecut ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Former Rep. Schock, prosecutors find resolution on contempt accusations

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and his attorneys have reached a temporary resolution with federal prosecutors on civil contempt accusatio ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Wing could help solve what happened to MH370

    SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion – A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation’s greatest myste ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • July 31 police reports

    DeKalb cityAdale Cross, 22, of the 900 block of Ridge Drive, DeKalb, was charged Wednesday, July 22, ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Cortland man faces sex abuse charges

    DeKALB – Police arrested a Cortland man at his home Thursday in connection with allegations of sexual abuse of child.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • New law gives veterans preference in private hiring

    DeKALB – Illinois veterans could get a boost with their job search now that private sector employers can legally give them preference when hiring.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Local youth cook up healthy meals at Kishwaukee Hospital camp

    DeKALB – Noelle Simone didn’t just learn how to cook healthy food choices this week – she learned how to do it safely.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:39 pm
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