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  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    DETROIT (AP) — Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe ou ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Women improve fitness with self defense

    DEKALB (AP) — Before DeKalb resident Kim Rodr-Luzzi began taking a kickboxing class in DeKalb, she used to walk with her keys tucked between her knuck ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Illinois prisons struggle with backup power issues

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Department of Corrections officials are investigating an Aug. 20 power outage at Vandalia Correctional Center to decide wh ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor takes job on Wall Street

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is moving to Wall Street, taking a job with investment bank Moelis & Co., the firm said.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Ferguson fundraiser mystery solved — or is it?

    Two online fundraising pages that raised more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., were shut down th ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Coroner: 1 person dies in Streator house explosion

    STREATOR (AP) — LaSalle County authorities say at least one person has died after a house explosion in north-central Illinois.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Coroner: 62-year-old Illinois woman dies in crash

    ROCKFORD (AP) — Winnebago County authorities say a 62-year-old DeKalb woman has died in a car crash with a semitrailer.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Illinois trooper SUV crashes with car, rolls over

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — An Illinois State Police trooper has been taken to a hospital after a car crashed into his SUV and caused it to roll over.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Illinois school honors Marine killed in jet crash

    STANFORD (AP) — A central Illinois high school has opened a memorial garden for one of its graduates who was killed in a fighter jet crash during a U. ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • NIU to honor Brigham through athletes' uniforms

    DEKALB (AP) — Northern Illinois University says its student athletes are honoring a former athletic director by wearing his initials throughout the sc ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Leaders in Illinois agriculture honored

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — A journalist, the first female director of Illinois' Department of Agriculture and two others are being honored by the Alumni Assoc ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Sensibilities meeting reality on medical marijuana

    STERLING – While state statute lays the ground rules for the medicinal marijuana pilot program in Illinois, local governments still have plenty of wor ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Softball teams get call to help girl fight muscle disease

    ROCK FALLS – A co-ed slowpitch softball tournament is planned for Saturday to help a 3-month-old girl in her fight against a terminal genetic disorder ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Walkers for Climate Action make way through Sauk Valley

    FRANKLIN GROVE – What better way to raise awareness about climate change than being out in the elements?
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:25 am
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