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06/23/2018 10:00 AM
Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns; Mnangagwa not hurt
Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns in opposition city; Mnangagwa reportedly unhurt

06/23/2018 09:59 AM
Poland's Walesa urges opposition to unite ahead of elections
Poland's former president and pro-democracy leader, Lech Walesa, says he is joining forces with anti-government opposition to prevent the right-wing ruling party from winning elections that will be held on all levels in 2018-2020

06/23/2018 09:56 AM
Israelis, Palestinians await William's inaugural royal visit
Prince William is set to arrive in Israel and the Palestinian territories this week for the first official visit of a member of the British royal family.

06/23/2018 09:53 AM
Ornate NYC theater, used for years as a gym, to be restored
Basketball to Music Hall: Ornate New York City theater that's been used for years as a gym is being restored to its former musical glory

06/23/2018 09:53 AM
Vinnie Paul, co-founder, drummer of Pantera, dies at 54
Vinnie Paul, co-founder and drummer of metal band Pantera, has died at 54.

06/23/2018 09:52 AM
University will honor alumnus who stopped Indiana shooting
An Indiana teacher who stopped a school shooting will be honored as grand marshal at a homecoming event at Southern Illinois University

06/23/2018 09:46 AM
Kickoff: Tiny Panama stands in way of England advancing
For an England team that came to the World Cup with reduced expectations, things are setting up nicely

06/23/2018 08:07 AM
WWII vet from Des Plaines receives France's Legion of Honor
Xenophon "Fonda" Doudalis accepted the Legion of Honor medal Friday during a ceremony at Des Plaines city hall. With the quiet dignity of a soldier, he simply repeated "thank you" after Guillaume Lacroix, the consul general of France in Chicago, pinned it on the lapel of his gray suit.

06/23/2018 07:59 AM
Weekend picks: Roger Daltry plays first of two nights at Ravinia
The Who's Roger Daltrey performs two concerts of the 1969 British rock opera "Tommy" on Saturday and Monday at the Ravinia Festival. More on this, the B96 Pepsi Summer Bash at the Allstate Arena, Ember Oceans and August Hotel at Durty Nellie's, and other fun weekend events.

06/22/2018 10:55 PM
Blackhawks take pair of defensemen on first day of NHL draft
The Chicago Blackhawks selected defensemen Adam Boqvist and Nicolas Beaudin with their two first-round picks during the NHL draft Friday in Dallas.

06/22/2018 09:05 PM
1-year motorcycle ban for St. Charles man in 143 mph chase posted on YouTube
A 24-year-old man who was arrested after posting a YouTube video of him going 143 mph on his motorcycle while evading St. Charles police pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge and was sentenced to a form of probation and banned from riding for a year.

06/22/2018 07:22 PM
Waukegan man charged with sexually assaulting Mount Prospect woman
A 25-year-old Waukegan man was charged with entering the home of a 21-year-old Mount Prospect woman and sexually assaulting her. Juan Banos-Cruz was ordered held on $200,000 bail Friday.

06/22/2018 05:56 PM
'It's a weapon in his hand': Man bulldozes trees on village land. His neighbors are not happy.
Some people in a Gurnee neighborhood aren't happy after a man used a bulldozer to clear trees from village land near his home without first seeking permission. "Our neighborhood looks horrible now. Our curb appeal is ruined and our property values are shot," said neighbor Martin Peters.

06/22/2018 04:54 PM
Schaumburg support-staff union to protest lack of contract
Members of the village of Schaumburg's clerical and support-staff union say they plan to attend Tuesday's village board meeting to voice their frustration at being without a contract for more than a year.

06/22/2018 04:44 PM
District 73 seeks help from Vernon Hills on crowding
Vernon Hills village leaders say they support Hawthorn District 73 but have questioned figures associated with a building plan to address crowding

06/22/2018 04:39 PM
About 70 separated immigrant children sheltered in Chicago area
Close to 70 immigrant children separated from their parents are being housed at Chicago area shelters while social workers attempt to find them temporary homes while they wait asylum hearings or to be reunited with their families.

06/22/2018 02:46 PM
Off-duty Schaumburg police officer resigns after DUI charge
A Schaumburg police officer resigned Friday after being charged with driving under the influence and failure to reduce speed when the car he was driving while off duty struck a tree in Schaumburg in the early morning.

06/22/2018 11:07 AM
He stole the identity of a dead 8-year-old. Police now want to know what he was hiding from.
Robert Ivan Nichols, a veteran of the war in the Pacific, took his own life in 2002, leaving behind a complex mystery.

06/22/2018 12:13 AM
Why gangs are changing, and what it means for the suburbs
A lot has changed since the Chicago Crime Commission published its last "Gang Book" in 2012, the crime-fighting organization's detailed account of the activities and operating territories of Chicago-area gangs. And some of it is bad news for the suburbs.

06/21/2018 02:19 PM
Review: Amazon's Fire TV Cube wants to replace your remote (but Alexa gets a little tongue tied)
This new $120 Alexa device lets you talk to your home theater -- but don't lose your remote in the sofa cushions just yet.