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  • Cops: Woman slain by evicted roommate

    JOLIET - Police say a woman fatally stabbed her former roommate Sunday.Chief Brian Benton said Kadie ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Then & Now: Hoerrmann Hotel

    MANHATTAN – In 1895, Gustave Hoerrmann and his wife Anna started a bakery and their sons and daughter helped in the business.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bruce Rauner vow revives governor’s mansion question

    SPRINGFIELD – It’s been more than a decade since an Illinois governor lived full time at the state’s Executive Mansion, but once again a Chicago-area ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Quinn to live on minimum wage for a week

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn, who has made his push to raise the state’s minimum wage a key component of his re-election campaign, said Sunday he will liv ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Road named for soldier killed in Afghanistan

    MOKENA – Part of a road southwest of Chicago has been named after a soldier killed in Afghanistan earlier this year.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Infection affecting west-central Illinois soybeans

    PLEASANT HILL – There is evidence of the beginnings of a soybean crop infection in some parts of west-central Illinois.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Quinn announces $14.4 million in park grants

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has announced $14.4 million in investments for park development and storm water management on Chicago’s south side a ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • 4 shot to death in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – An 82-year-old suburban Chicago man shot and killed his wife and two adult children before turning the gun on himself, DuPage County Corone ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Bank loans used to collect unpaid medical bills

    ST. LOUIS – A health system with hospitals in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin has started working with a bank to offer interest-free loans ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

    LOS ANGELES – From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors’ plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of elec ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Ferguson’s flashpoint sparks national outrage

    LOS ANGELES – They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after b ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan

    BEIRUT – Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syria ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Iraqi forces break militant 6-week siege of Shiite town

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Sh ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Shorewood HUGS ice bucket challenge gives courage to others

    I'm not unlike a lot of people who have declared they wouldn't take the popular ice bucket challenge for ALS. It's not that it's not a good cause, it' ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Finding a way back to work

    JOLIET – The long-term unemployed face a dilemma: The longer they go without a job, the less desirable job candidates they become. 
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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