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  Metra riders whose rush-hour commute home imploded Thursday afternoon after two people were killed on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line should only see minor delays this morning, according to the Metra website. Metra had canceled four trains...

Metra restores full service this morning on BNSF line

Updated: 8/8/2014 05:39 AM

  A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.

Bad bite: A tick can make you allergic to red meat

Updated: 8/8/2014 08:22 AM

  A suburban Detroit man who insisted he killed an unarmed woman on his porch in self-defense was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday after the jury rejected his tearful claim that he fired through a screen door in the wee hours because he...

Detroit homeowner convicted of killing woman on porch

Updated: 8/7/2014 05:56 PM

  Far fewer unaccompanied immigrant children are crossing the Texas-Mexico border, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge, authorities say.

Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

Updated: 8/7/2014 05:52 PM

  Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn. New federal data show that the average Illinois resident’s consumer spending has also grown...

Consumer spending bounces back fast in Illinois

Updated: 8/7/2014 05:40 PM

  Republicans are enthusiastic about wrapping up their year of sweeping party rule changes aimed at making the work of picking a candidate for president more efficient and less prone to infighting. Not a moment too soon. As members of the Republican...

Republicans to approve post-2012 goals, not immigration

Updated: 8/7/2014 06:41 PM

  A Lindenhurst man is dead after a semitrailer truck struck his car near Devils Tower, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol says 65-year-old Bruce M. Hinton failed to yield when he exited a scenic pullout on Wyoming Highway 24. A 9-year-old child in...

Lindenhurst man dies in Wyoming crash

Updated: 8/7/2014 05:29 PM

  The Lake County electoral board on Thursday upheld an objection to the candidacy petition filed by Denise Rotheimer of Ingleside to run as an independent in the 62nd House district. She said she plans to seek a judicial review of the finding.

Objection to petition of 62nd District House independent candidate upheld

Updated: 8/7/2014 05:03 PM

  A Kane County judge will allow cameras to record the case of Geneva doctor Mark G. Lewis, accused of raping one of his patients in November 2012. But Judge John Barsanti could limit the use of cameras. “I can impose any kind of restrictions...

Kane judge: Cameras allowed for Geneva doctor’s rape case

Updated: 8/7/2014 04:59 PM

  Embattled St. Charles homeowner Cliff McIlvaine was back in court Thursday, seeking an extension to remove construction materials from his land where he first began an addition in 1975. McIlvaine also has sued the city for damages after he said...

McIlvaine seeks extension stemming from 1975 project

Updated: 8/7/2014 04:59 PM

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