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  • Blotter: Punch to face, blow to stomach in Evanston

    Blotter: Punch to face, blow to stomach in Evanston
    The following items were taken from Evanston police reports: A wallet left unattended was taken from a business in the 900 block of Chicago Avenue between 1 and 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 28. A woman reportedly struck someone in the abdomen with an object in...
  • White rage doesn't have to take to the streets

    When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African-American male. But that has it precisely...
  • Newport News museum looks back at the Great War

    Newport News museum looks back at the Great War
    When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution. No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...
  • Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market

    Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market
    Two teenage girls wearing suicide belts blew themselves up in a market in northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing more than 40 people, authorities said. It was the latest in a string of horrific attacks in Nigeria for which Islamist militants are blamed....
  • Troops returning from Ebola-stricken countries to be isolated

    Troops returning from Ebola-stricken countries to be isolated
    U.S. service members returning from deployments in Ebola-stricken countries will be placed under a 21-day quarantine, according to an order signed Wednesday by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. The order comes at the recommendation of the Joint Chiefs of...
  • Old Hampton dig turns up signs of lost Civil War slave village

     Old Hampton dig turns up signs of lost Civil War slave village
    Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from Hampton's historic port town's center. Despite its pioneering...
  • New Lenox war memorial vandalized

    New Lenox war memorial vandalized
    The broken pieces of a cherished war memorial were removed this week, but the ill feelings created through a deliberate act of destruction linger. New Lenox police are seeking the perpetrators of an act of "vandalism" that left four of five granite...
  • Criminal trespass and damage in Lake Forest

    Criminal trespass and damage in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports. A 55-year-old Northfield man was arrested on Sept. 24 at 11:29 p.m. following a single-car crash on Route 41 at Westleigh Road and charged with DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. A 22-...
  • Civil War raider sinks off Newport News

     Civil War raider sinks off Newport News
    When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered. For two years, the fast, well-armed...
  • Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges

    Psychologist: Senate's torture report makes false charges
    One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations. "It's a...
  • The other America

    Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America." Apparently, late 19th century observers could not quite explain how the U.S. thrived when...