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  • Grundy sheriff explains timing on heroin arrest announcement

    MORRIS – The timing of the announcement of 18 local arrests on heroin charges had nothing to do with the upcoming November election, Sheriff Kevin Cal ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • Will County sets up Ebola information hub

    The Will County Health Department wants to be a central informational source for locals with questions or concerns about Ebola.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 6:30 pm
  • Court awaits medical records in I-55 crash trial

    JOLIET - A civil lawsuit filed against the trucker who allegedly caused the Interstate 55 crash that led to five deaths in July has been expanded to i ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 6:14 pm
  • Veteran gets OK to be buried with gay partner

    BOISE, Idaho — A U.S. Navy veteran can be buried with the ashes of her late partner in a southwest Idaho military cemetery after the state legalized g ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Details emerge as Joliet murder suspect requests lowered bond

    JOLIET - Details were revealed about the 2012 slaying of a gym owner outside his business when his accused killer on Wednesday asked for another bond ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Barricaded Cary man safely taken to hospital after police negotiation

    CARY —  A 30-year-old Cary man was safely escorted from a neighborhood residence and to a hospital after he barricaded himself from a large police c ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Libyan army troops advance into Benghazi

    BENGHAZI, Libya — Libyan army troops on Wednesday pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered the eastern ci ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Bond set for Afghan soldiers who fled for Canada

    BATAVIA, N.Y. — A U.S. immigration judge has set bond at $25,000 for two Afghan soldiers who took off from a military training exercise in Massachuset ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

    MEXICO CITY — The mayor of a town in southern Mexico ordered a police attack that resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students who rema ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Incoming Chicago archbishop won't live in mansion

    CHICAGO — The next archbishop of Chicago will live in the more modest rectory at Holy Name Cathedral instead of the archdiocese's North State Parkway ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Chicago hospitalizes 2 air travelers from Liberia

    CHICAGO — Chicago's infectious disease network has mobilized for the first time, transferring two O'Hare International Airport travelers from Liberia ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations

    WASHINGTON — Significantly expanding their vigilance, federal health officials said Wednesday that they would begin monitoring all travelers — even Am ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Future of Tri County Special Rec cloudy as Lemont departs

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park District Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to leave the Tri County Special Recreation Association and become a member ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Experts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown

    ST. LOUIS — Two experts say Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range the day he was killed by a Ferg ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Vice President Joe Biden to campaign in Illinois

    VERNON HILLS — Vice President Joe Biden is the latest political heavy weight to campaign in Illinois.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:59 am
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