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  • Quincy man charged in shooting that killed 1, wounded 1

    QUINCY – Quincy police have arrested an 18-year-old man after a shooting that left one man dead and another critically injured.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Man’s fundraising walk for memorial coming to close

    PRINCEVILLE – A central Illinois community is planning a warm welcome home for an 84-year-old man who set out to walk across the state to help raise m ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • SIU deals with two vacancies among three top spots

    CARBONDALE – Southern Illinois University could see two of its top three posts vacant when school starts this summer.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Bison thrive on the Illinois prairie; 14 calves born

    CHICAGO – Love is in the air for bison on an Illinois prairie.The Chicago Tribune reported that afte ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened

    LONDON – Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday – a christening ceremony on Queen E ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Greece enters uncharted territory after ‘no’ vote in referendum

    ATHENS – Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected deman ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    WASHINGTON – Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

    HOUSTON – A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Seco ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Former Minooka woman's niche was helping others

    MINOOKA – Lavern Wilda of Minooka knew his daughter, Kathleen “Kathie” Walters, a medical assistant, loved taking care of people.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Stadalsky: Keeping the true spirit of the Fourth of July alive

    SHOREWOOD – What did the Fourth of July mean to you? Fireworks, parades, barbecues and family get-togethers?
    July 5, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Economy Power and Light Company – Joliet

    The Economy Light and Power Company was incorporated in 1901, under the laws of Illinois, as a re-incorporation of a company of the same name that was ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Greenhouse Group discussion resumes Monday in Morris

    MORRIS – Months of debate on multiple fronts could reach resolution Monday night during the first Morris City Council meeting in three weeks.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Lincoln-Way earns two grants to enhance science education

    NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way High School District 210 teachers will have access to the world’s largest library of online simulations for science and math e ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • 3-year-old dies in Mokena pool

    MOKENA – Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old from Tinley Park who died Saturday after he was found unresponsive in a swimming pool in M ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Unique warehouse development comes to Crest Hill

    CREST HILL – An Iowa-based cold storage facility is continuing its expansion in Illinois by building a warehouse connection in Crest Hill. 
    July 5, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Are you concerned that the state's pension reform law is leading university educators to retire en masse?
    Yes, the law must be changed
    Yes, but reform needs to happen
    No