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Pump prices ease after oil facility attacks

  CHICAGO – Local pump prices are showing signs of stabilization after attacks on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia earlier this month. According to the American Automobile Association, gas stations reacted just as swiftly as the market, raising local prices by as much as a quarter.

Spring Valley looking for workers to help with leaf pick-up

  SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley needs your help picking up leaves this fall. Public Works Superintendent Jeff Norton says his department is in need of a couple people to help out with this year’s leaf pick-up. The job would require two people, one to operate a truck and the other

Peoria man pleads guilty in Lisle woman’s killing in 1994

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man who was charged with murder in the death of a 71-year-old suburban Chicago woman more than two decades ago has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter. Illa Venard’s son found her body in her condominium in Lisle in August 1994. Police

Illinois Racing Board grants Arlington race dates

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Racing Board has awarded a horse racing license to Arlington International Racecourse owner Churchill Downs Inc. The board on Tuesday granted the license for 辽宁体彩网 and 68 racing dates to the 91-year-old track in Arlington Heights despite the decision of Churchill

Chicago woman charged, wanted for alleged lottery scam

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge has issued an arrest warrant for a Chicago woman on a felony theft charge accusing her of bilking someone out of $5,000 in a lottery scam. A Tuesday statement from Kane County prosecutors alleges that 49-year-old Janet Cruz lied about winning a $2

The Latest: Trump calls impeachment inquiry ‘garbage’

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is reacting swiftly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that the Democratic-controlled House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Trump notes that Pelosi’s announcement comes as he meets Tuesday with world leaders