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  • Blotter: Men charged in theft from River Forest Public Works building

    Blotter: Men charged in theft from  River Forest Public Works building
    The following items were collected from reports released by the River Forest Police Department. Two Chicago men, ages 63 and 32, were charged with theft and criminal trespass to state-supported land after they tried to steal metal parts at the rear of...
  • Blotter: Laptop, wallet taken in Blue Line incidents

    Blotter: Laptop, wallet taken in Blue Line incidents
    The following items were collected from reports released by the Oak Park Police Department. An Oak Park man was sitting on the CTA Blue Line train at 6:50 p.m. Nov. 14 when a man 20 to 30 years old entered at the Austin stop, stole his Apple laptop...
  • Sex abuse case may spell end of football at New Jersey high school

    Sex abuse case may spell end of football at New Jersey high school
    The superintendent of a New Jersey school district that canceled this year's high school football season amid a hazing case that led to sexual assault charges said on Monday he is considering suspending the program in future years as well. Seven...
  • Obama signs order expanding U.S. combat role in Afghanistan

    Obama signs order expanding U.S. combat role in Afghanistan
    President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The decision ensures a direct role for American troops in fighting in...
  • Blotter: Purse snatcher knocks down victim in Evanston

    Blotter: Purse snatcher knocks down victim in Evanston
    The following items were taken from Evanston police reports: A bike was taken from a garage in the 300 block of Asbury Avenue around 8:54 a.m. on Aug. 29. A bike was taken from a garage in the 1700 block of Brummel Street between 7 a.m. and 6:15 p.m....
  • Preparing Chicago for Ebola

     Preparing Chicago for Ebola
    Nurse Nina Pham wore a gown, mask, gloves and other protective gear when she cared for a Liberian patient who died from Ebola in a Dallas hospital. But she still caught the virus. How? Dr. Thomas Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
  • 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...
  • Syrian raids kill eighteen Islamic State foreign jihadists

    Syrian raids kill eighteen Islamic State foreign jihadists
    Eighteen foreign fighters from the Islamic State, including an American jihadist, were killed in a Syrian air raid on a town near the militant group's main stronghold city of Raqqa in eastern Syria, a human rights monitoring group said on Thursday....
  • Archeological presentation, Civil War reenactment and senior center activities in York County

    Archaeologists from the Fairfield Foundation will present their findings at noon on Sept. 25 at the East Room of York Hall. Numerous digs were conducted at New Quarter Park in upper York County since 2005. New Quarter Park was once a new slave quarter...
  • 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...
  • U.S. airstrikes rout Islamic State near Haditha Dam

    U.S. airstrikes rout Islamic State near Haditha Dam
     U.S. warplanes carried out five strikes on Islamic State insurgents menacing Iraq's Haditha Dam on Sunday, witnesses and officials said, widening what President Barack Obama called a campaign to curb and ultimately defeat the jihadist movement. Obama...