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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois say it has hired a doctor who holds 16 patents and whose background includes research and clinical roles to leads its new engineering-based medical school.

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MONEE, Ill. (AP) — The online retailer Amazon.com Inc. says it's opening another new facility in Illinois where workers will pack and ship customer orders.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to outline his plan to overhaul the city agency that investigates police misconduct.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Locke, Francisco Cervelli and Josh Harrison gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a chance. Miguel Montero finished them off.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Miguel Montero waited for five hours before he got a chance to play. And then he had to face a crafty left-hander with the bases loaded.

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A rural Milford man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery to a peace officer and several criminal sexual assault and abuse charges.

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A Cedar Lake, Ind., man has been arrested in connection to a triple homicide in Sumava Resorts, Ind., in Newton County.

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Hoopeston Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred late Sunday at Tedd's Liquor Store.       

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Newton County, Ind., police and coroner are investigating three deaths in Sumava Resorts, Ind.

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   A 17-year-old male Cissna Park juvenile arrested for aggravated battery to a peace officer after an incident Aug. 12.

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   If one had only seen the second half of yesterday’s high school soccer match between Central and Kankakee Trinity Academy at Chebanse, one would’ve thought Central had won in a blowout. The Comets outscored the visitors 2-0 and hit the crossbar on two other shots.

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Wyatt Claire preserved a 30-23 Watseka win tonight over Bismarck-Henning with a quarterback sack on the last play of the game and Blake Castonguay caught two TD passes, the first with five…

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Katie Kidwell's all-around game helped Watseka Community High School claim the championship of the Timberwolf Tip-Off Saturday in Cissna Park. Kidwell scored the last three points of t…

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Chaz Reetz left, Chaz Reetz right, Chaz Reetz up the middle was the Bearcats offense in a steady downpour in Milford tonight. 

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Milford used the momentum from Wednesday's Navy Pool win over Cissna Park to cruise to a win over the Cornjerkers yesterday at Cissna Park's Timberwolf Tip-Off. 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with his flight instructors.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — For cash-strapped life insurance companies, the deal sounds almost too good to be true: A state law allows them to create complex financial instruments to transfer liabilities to new subsidiaries, instantly wiping huge debts off their books.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The German pilot who deliberately flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly and had failed a key test of his skills during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with his flight instructors.

BEIRUT (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war, a day after a U.S. official warned that clashes between Turkish troops and Kurdish forces would detract f…