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  • Chicago thieves adopt 'crash-and-grab' tactics

    CHICAGO (AP) – All the burglars use the same audacious tactics: A vehicle crashes through a storefro ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Salvation Army bell ringers are all ages

    MOLINE – When it comes to marketing strategies, Paige Hartrich has her’s down pat: a smile, some ant ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Report: Overcrowding after Dwight prison closing

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Moving about 1,000 female inmates from a closed prison in Dwight to another in Lo ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Santa to visit at Rochelle hospice Friday

    ROCHELLE – Santa Claus will come to town from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Unity Hospice of Western Illinois, 1201 S. Seventh St., Suite 101.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Sterling council approves 4.95 percent tax levy increase

    STERLING – The City Council approved the 2014 tax levy at a 4.95 percent increase compared to 2013. ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Wednesday, Dec. 17Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family plan ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:03 pm
  • Memories of financial crisis fading as risks rise

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the lessons of the financial cris ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:04 pm
  • Republicans blame Cruz for year-end confirmations

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Unhappy Republicans say Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas has given President Barack Obama a ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:03 pm
  • Stronger start for Obama's health law this year

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law is off to a stronger s ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Netanyahu years continue surge in settlements

    JERUSALEM (AP) – The population of Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank has continued to surge ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Study: Hotter days in U.S. mean less cash for citizens

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 4 ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:01 pm
  • Sydney cafe siege ends

    SYDNEY (AP) – The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on a sunny Monday morning insi ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Police altering tactics after killings, protests

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
  • Bay Valley discussion pulled from Dixon council agenda

    DIXON – The future of Bay Valley Foods as a city water customer remains unknown. The city and the co ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Dairy Queen closes in Dixon

    DIXON – The Dixon Dairy Queen will close, and if it reopens, it’ll be with new ownership.Owner Jeff ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:41 pm
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