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Business Owners React to 173 Construction

Posted: 05/21/2012 - One of the stateline's busiest shopping destinations will soon see road closures, adding to what many drivers already consider the 173 headache.

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NATO Summit-Protester Arrests,94

Posted: 05/20/2012 - Chicago police have arrested seven people who were carrying rocks and bottles to the NATO Summit protest march.

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NATO Terror Threats

Posted: 05/19/2012 - Prosecutors say three men arrested in a raid on a Chicago apartment had planned to attack President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home and other targets, including police stations and police cars.

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Omarrian Jones Guilty of Murder

Updated: 05/09/2012 - Omarrian Jones has been found guilty on all 27 counts against him, including the 2009 murder of Rey and Letitia Cardino.

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US airstrike kills senior al-Qaida leader in Yemen

Posted: 05/06/2012 - Yemeni officials say an airstrike has killed a top al-Qaida leader on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship. U.S. officials say the strike was carried out by the CIA.

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Wife saw bullet hole while Skyping with soldier

Posted: 05/06/2012 - The family of an Army officer serving in Afghanistan said Sunday his wife saw a bullet hole in the closet behind him after he collapsed during a Skype video chat.

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Brennan says no Secret Service security breach

Posted: 04/29/2012 - The White House's top counterterrorism adviser says the Secret Service's prostitution scandal did not expose weak spots in the president's security

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Bin Laden-Anniversary

Posted: 04/29/2012 - Weaker al-Qaida still dreams of payback a year after US military raid killed Osama bin Laden

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Car Burglary Suspects in Custody

Updated: 04/29/2012 - Two people are in jail and three others remain on the loose after police identify the suspects involved in an increase in car burglaries on the city's Eastside

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Shuttered Joliet jail could house NATO offenders

Updated: 04/29/2012 - A shuttered Joliet prison once featured in the 1980 film "The Blues Brothers" might serve as a temporary detention facility for those arrested during the NATO summit next month

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Local Soldier Continues Recovery After Afghanistan Explosion

Posted: 04/07/2012 - Moving ammunition at a supply point in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan turned deadly for members of the Army's 82nd Airborne division just nine days ago as one soldier was killed and six others were injured. Among those who survived the blast was Eldena, Illinois native Michael Shoemaker Jr. Who continues to make his recovery in Washington.

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Gas Prices Have Travelers Rethinking Plans

Posted: 04/06/2012 - Easter weekend has thousands of stateliners hopping on the highway to visit relatives, but before families start their egg hunts, they may want to start hunting for lower prices at the pump. With gas prices soaring as of late, it's keeping many drivers from to putting extra miles on their vehicles and rethinking their holiday plans.

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Ill. pension director suggests cut for the retired

Posted: 04/01/2012 - The director of the Illinois Teachers Retirement System is warning that financial troubles are so great it could consider reducing pension benefits to teachers who have already retired.

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