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  • HHS Awards $1 Million To Louisiana For Increasing Adoptions

    HHS Awards $1 Million To Louisiana For Increasing Adoptions
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today awarded $1,006,189 to Louisiana for increasing the number of children adopted from foster care. States use the funds from this adoption incentive award to improve their child welfare programs. "All...
  • W&M notebook: Grimes gets it done despite injury

    For someone whose status was uncertain earlier in the week, Jonathan Grimes sure looked pretty good on Saturday. Grimes, William and Mary's junior running back, scored three touchdowns, tying a single-game career-high, and moved into fifth place all-time...
  • Cops: Pair caught with $4M in marijuana

    Cops: Pair caught with $4M in marijuana
    An Elgin man and a California woman remained in the Kane County jail today after being arrested over the weekend with 230 pounds of marijuana in their van, authorities said. Xaisana Thammavong, 45, of the 200 block of Liberty Street in Elgin, and Xom M....
  • 4-alarm blaze at nursery in Hampshire

    4-alarm blaze at nursery in Hampshire
    Firefighters in far northwest suburban Hampshire battled an extra-alarm blaze at a floral nursery, officials said. No injuries were reported in the fire near Illinois Highway 72 and Brier Hill Road, according to fire officials. The fire was called in at...
  • New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages

    New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages
    NEW YORK -- Wedding fever hit New York on Sunday, as hundreds of gay and lesbian couples lined up to be married on the first day that same-sex marriage was legal in the state. In western New York, two grandmothers became the state's first legally wed...
  • Snowmobiles to the rescue

    Snowmobiles to the rescue
    The Chicago Fire Department used snowmobiles to reach people on side streets that were impassable for ambulances or fire trucks, according to Fire Cmsr. Robert Hoff. People who needed to be taken to hospitals were put in baskets that the snowmobiles...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • New York legislators approve same-sex marriage

    With the forceful backing of a newly elected Democratic governor, the New York state legislature gave final approval late Friday to a bill permitting same-sex marriage, enabling gay couples to head for the altar as early as mid-summer. After a...
  • New York Approves Same-Sex Marriage by Historic 33-29 Vote

    New York Approves Same-Sex Marriage by Historic 33-29 Vote
    (Reuters) - New York's state legislature gave final approval on Friday to same-sex marriages, a key victory for gay rights ahead of the 2012 presidential and congressional elections. New York will become the sixth and most populous state to allow gay...
  • Pickup truck driver dies in Kane Co. rollover crash

    A 31-year-old Kane County man died early this morning when his pickup truck left the roadway and rolled over in unincorporated Burlington Township, police said. The dead man was identified aas Scott Row of Windmayeer Road in unincorporated Hampshire...
  • 1 killed in Kane County crash

    A Rockford man was ticketed after the car he was driving was involved in a two-car crash in unincorporated Hampshire Township that killed a passenger in his car Saturday, officials said today. The crash occurred at 9:10 p.m. on Route 72 a half-mile...