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  The managers of two Chicago apartment buildings are telling residents to watch their step while tightrope walker Nik Wallenda practices his craft next month.

Building residents warned about Wallenda’s stunt

Updated: 10/25/2014 08:18 AM

  EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A former soldier has been sentenced in Illinois to 15 years in federal prison after being accused of robbing a convenience store.

Ex-soldier gets 15 years for Illinois robbery

Updated: 10/25/2014 08:17 AM

  Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group. It's an unusual phenomenon in...

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

Updated: 10/25/2014 08:47 AM

  WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

Updated: 10/25/2014 08:47 AM

  Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn’t know the language, win people over through hugs...

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

Updated: 10/25/2014 08:46 AM

  More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the...

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

Updated: 10/25/2014 08:45 AM

  Craft is the word at the new Granite City Food & Brewery opening Wednesday in Naperville. “The idea behind it was keeping people here for the craft beer,” said RJ Nab, director of field operations for the Minnesota-based restaurant,...

New brewery brings ‘craft’ to Naperville

Updated: 10/24/2014 11:10 PM

  Time and again, U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider has accused Republican challenger Robert Dold of voting to allow oil drilling in Lake Michigan when Dold served in Congress. Dold has repeatedly called the allegation ludicrious, saying the vote in question...

Dold blasts Schneider after accusation about Lake Michigan oil drilling vote

Updated: 10/24/2014 05:32 PM

  Voters in the tiny bedroom community of Sleepy Hollow will decide Nov. 4 whether to approve a property tax increase nearly doubling what homeowners already pay the village. The village is seeking to collect an additional $478,571 yearly from its...

Sleepy Hollow voters asked for 82 percent property tax increase

Updated: 10/24/2014 06:05 PM

  Workers had mild weather on their side this week as they kept moving steadily along with construction at the Lombard Metra station. An extensive makeover is ongoing at the station, which will include the addition of canopies on platforms, new...

Work continues at Lombard Metra station

Updated: 10/24/2014 04:38 PM

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