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  A militant extremist group’s unilateral declaration of an Islamic state is threatening to undermine its already-tenuous alliance with other Sunnis who helped it overrun much of northern and western Iraq. Meanwhile, the U.S. is sending another...

Islamic state declaration could lead to schism

Updated: 6/30/2014 08:49 PM

  Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and was able to understand the wrongfulness of what he had done, according to psychiatric reports submitted Monday at the Olympic athlete’s...

Mental disorder not factor in Pistorius shooting

Updated: 6/30/2014 04:45 PM

  A union representing Illinois home care workers is criticizing a Supreme Court ruling that found workers cannot be required to pay fees to help cover collective bargaining. Flora Johnson is a home care provider from Chicago and chair of the...

Illinois unions object to Supreme Court ruling

Updated: 6/30/2014 01:52 PM

  “Why am I double jointed?” and “Why am I right-handed?” asked fifth-grade students in Elise Diaz and Caroline DiCentio’s class at Prairie Trail School in Gurnee.

Which hand you use, flexibility may be in your genes

Updated: 6/30/2014 12:52 PM

  Starting tomorrow, Elk Grove Village's sixth annual Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series kicks off five consecutive Tuesday nights of music in the month of July. The band America, led by Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, will sing their 1970s hits like...

Elk Grove concerts kick off Tuesday with America the band

Updated: 6/30/2014 01:46 PM

  Lake County’s regional school board next week could decide if a small residential subdivision in Lake Forest is allowed to switch high school districts. Willow Lake Farms contains 53 lots, only two of which contain occupied homes, attorney Jim...

Developer wants to change Lake County high school districts

Updated: 6/30/2014 03:04 PM

  An early morning lightning strike is to blame for a fire Monday that left a Crystal Lake house uninhabitable and displaced its two residents, authorities said. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters, and initial damage estimates are...

Lightning sparks Crystal Lake house fire, displaces family

Updated: 6/30/2014 12:26 PM

  A 24-year-old Warrenville man pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced on charges of selling cocaine to undercover agents. Roger Johnson, 24, of 30W161 Maplewood Drive, was sentenced to six years in prison for selling less than 15 grams of the...

Warrenville man gets six years in Wheaton cocaine bust

Updated: 6/30/2014 11:47 AM

  Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as “incomplete” for not extending a temporary income tax increase, setting off another back-and-forth with his Republican rival over how best to fix...

Quinn makes minor cuts to $35.7 billion budget

Updated: 6/30/2014 05:03 PM

  Officials at St. Viator High School say they're pleased with the first year of testing students for alcohol use, a program that garnered the Arlington Heights school national headlines in 2013. Some recent grads, however, question whether the...

St. Viator pleased with first year of alcohol testing

Updated: 6/30/2014 09:21 AM

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