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  • 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario – A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a soldier standing guard at Canada’s war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • No trick: Throughout the U.S., Halloween bumped for football

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it’s time to reschedule the holiday.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Body in Mississippi River ID'd as barge worker

    QUINCY – The Adams County coroner has identified a body pulled from the Mississippi River as a barge worker who went missing two weeks ago.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Farmer reports soybean bushels stolen in Illinois

    DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office is investigating after an Iowa farmer reported someone stole about $18,000 worth of soybeans fr ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Doctors split on mental state of preteen suspect

    WAUKESHA, Wis. – Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror ch ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:06 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 - 11:04 pm
  • Court-appointed monitor ordered for IDOT hiring

    CHICAGO – A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a court-appointed monitor to review hiring problems at Gov. Pat Quinn's Department of Transportation, a ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Chicago’s new Ebola response network gets first test

    CHICAGO – Two travelers from Liberia were taken to hospitals after arriving at O'Hare International Airport, including a child who will be tested for ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Social Security benefits get another tiny increase

    WASHINGTON – Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of h ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a ju ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

    WASHINGTON – Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Three teens’ travel renews concerns about terror appeal

    DENVER – Three teenage girls being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an “online predator” who enc ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Quick News

    Placement testing begins SaturdayJOLIET – Joliet Township High School District 204 will conduct plac ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Police Reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in P ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Diocese eyes Center St. building for re-entry program

    JOLIET – Diocese of Joliet officials are exploring converting a building at 430 Center St. into a re-entry and recovery housing complex for ex-convict ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
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