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  The longtime guiding force behind the Naperville Sun is being remembered this week for his contributions to the newspaper and community over the past 40 years. Tim West, 66, died Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with cancer.

Naperville remembers longtime Sun editor

Updated: 5/15/2013 04:33 PM

  Then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, because he wanted to see more detail publicly released,...

Petraeus email objected to Benghazi talking points

Updated: 5/15/2013 06:17 PM

  Officials at Northwestern University in Evanston say they received a record number of applicants for fall admission, with nearly 33,000 students applying. The surge in applicants meant that only about 14 percent of the students were admitted.

Northwestern sees record number of applicants

Updated: 5/16/2013 06:57 AM

  A Chicago law firm filed the lawsuits in Will County on behalf of victims who were between the ages of 8 and 16 at the time of the sex abuse in the 1970s and 1980s. The victims were at churches, a school and a seminary in Bolingbrook, Joliet and...

5 abuse lawsuits filed against Joliet diocese

Updated: 5/16/2013 06:55 AM

  A 73-year-old man was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when a semitrailer truck overturned on the ramp from westbound I-290 to Route 83 near Elmhurst, state police said. The truck driver, John Sfondilis of Elk Grove Village, was trapped inside...

Driver hurt, traffic snarled after I-290 crash

Updated: 5/15/2013 09:02 PM

  Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party groups for scrutiny when...

IRS commissioner ousted over tea party targeting

Updated: 5/15/2013 06:10 PM

  U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan connected with a former colleague in the suburbs to take stock of how the federal agency could do its job better. Duncan, who worked with Elgin Area School District U-46 Superintendent Jose Torres when the two...

Secretary of Education to U-46: How can we help?

Updated: 5/15/2013 04:51 PM

  Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress Wednesday that a serious national security leak required the secret gathering of telephone records at The Associated Press as he stood by an investigation in which he insisted he had no involvement.

Holder defends subpoenas for AP telephone records

Updated: 5/15/2013 01:10 PM

  With two former fire chiefs and the current chief in the audience, Tom Greiner was appointed Tuesday to the position of deputy fire chief in Aurora. Greiner is filling a position vacated by John Lehman when he became chief in March. Greiner has been...

New deputy chief, equipment for Aurora fire department

Updated: 5/15/2013 11:10 AM

  The House Agriculture Committee is considering a five-year farm bill that would make small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. The cuts are part of massive legislation that costs almost $100 billion annually and would set policy for...

House panel set to OK cut in food stamp program

Updated: 5/15/2013 11:01 AM

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