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  Ohio and North Carolina are drawing a line on the tarmac in the debate over who was the first to fly. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law last summer saying German-born aviator and Connecticut resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to...

Three states tussle over bragging rights to 1st flight

Updated: 10/24/2013 12:09 PM

  Residents of Barrington and Hanover townships may not be aware that they're also served by the Kane County-based Ecker Center for Mental Health, which addresses the needs of low-income adults. It's that Cook County portion of the center's service...

Festival of Trees Nov. 9 to help adults in need

Updated: 10/24/2013 12:09 PM

  President Barack Obama called on Congress Thursday to finish work on an immigration overhaul by the end of the year, a lofty goal that will be difficult to meet given the staunch opposition of many House Republicans.

Obama calls for immigration law by end of the year

Updated: 10/24/2013 10:41 AM

  More young people are reaching out to family members after being harassed or taunted online, and it's helping. At least a little. A poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found incidents of...

Poll: Youth online abuse falling but prevalent

Updated: 10/24/2013 07:06 PM

  European leaders united in anger as they attended a summit overshadowed by reports of widespread U.S. spying on its allies - allegations German Chancellor Angela Merkel said had shattered trust in the Obama administration and undermined the crucial...

Merkel: U.S. spying has shattered allies' trust

Updated: 10/24/2013 07:24 PM

  Ray Bradbury fans have a chance Friday to bring home a piece of his estate if they attend a festival in his honor hosted by the Waukegan Public Library. The first 100 guests at the library's eighth annual Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival on Friday...

Waukegan library handing out Bradbury's copies of 'Fahrenheit 451'

Updated: 10/24/2013 09:54 AM

  Elgin won't be getting more free electric vehicle charging stations until sponsors step up to cover ongoing operational costs. The city has one free charging station for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in the Centre of Elgin's parking deck.

Elgin won't get more electric vehicle chargers until sponsors step up

Updated: 10/24/2013 05:31 AM

  Defense attorneys for a Wilmette man charged with robbing and holding a Barrington Hills couple and their adult son at gunpoint confirmed Thursday they will pursue an insanity defense. Kuhn Kim, 28, is on trial in Rolling Meadows for home invasion,...

Lawyers plan insanity defense in Kim trial

Updated: 10/24/2013 06:28 PM

  As the halfway point of the season approaches, the Bears' offense has earned some impressive grades, especially among the skill-position players. The Bears are on pace to score 489 points, which would be 33 more than the record set by the 1985 Super...

Bears' offense gets high marks so far

Updated: 10/24/2013 11:21 AM

  High school varsity results from Thursday's girls tennis meets, as reported to the Daily Herald.

Thursday's girls tennis scoreboard

Updated: 10/25/2013 01:44 AM

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