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  • Friday Night Football: Live Coverage

    Sports reporters Brian Weidman, Ty Reynolds and Patrick Mason are out and about at area football games. Follow live updates below.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 7:10 pm
  • Ebola in mind, U.S. colleges screen some students

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as adminis ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Peoria Civic Center reports $875,000 annual loss

    PEORIA (AP) — The Peoria Civic Center has reported an annual loss nine times greater than it projected.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Shuttle bus crash jams traffic into O'Hare airport

    CHICAGO (AP) — A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Chicago man delivers his baby girl on expressway

    LINCOLNWOOD (AP) — Lincolnwood officials say an off-duty paramedic delivered his baby girl on a Chicago expressway.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Ferguson case reopens lingering wounds from previous police shootings

    FLORISSANT, Mo. — Tyrus Murray was 13 years old when her father, Earl Murray, and his friend Ronald Beasley died in a hail of gunfire during a drug bu ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Production starts on 2015 Ford Mustang

    Ford began production of the all-new 2015 Mustang Thursday, and if it sells well the Flat Rock, Mich., assembly plant could add a third shift.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • Anti-hazing program seeks ‘full-scale culture change’

    SEATTLE — As an eager, if nervous, ninth-grader, Anya Meleshuk allowed several older girls to blindfold her one afternoon, put her in a car and drive ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Illinois Tollway temporarily lowers cost of I-PASS

    CHICAGO (AP) — The upfront cost of an I-PASS account for the Illinois Tollway system is getting cheaper.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Illinois woman charged in infant daughter's death

    NAUVOO (AP) — Police say a western Illinois woman has been charged in connection to the death of her 19-month-old daughter.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Sheriff: Illinois man charged with theft, battery

    LITCHFIELD (AP) — A southern Illinois man has been charged with stealing copper wire from cellphone towers and fighting with authorities while resisti ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Day Trip: ‘A Jewel on the Mississippi’

    DUBUQUE, Iowa – In its setting along the Mississippi River, Dubuque, Iowa, has an artistic style waiting to be discovered.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend

    Dock diving dogs in Rock FallsROCK FALLS – Southtown K9 will host the North American Dock Diving tri ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Bustos visits with student veterans at Sauk

    DIXON – When Ashley DeArmitt left the Navy in 2012, she was nervous about transitioning into the real world.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:09 am

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