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Chicago collection of Tiffany works going to NYC auction

A collection of Tiffany works and prewar design assembled by a Chicago businessman is going on the auction block in New York.Click to Continue »


Edmund Fitzgerald's replacement destined for scrapyard

A 690-foot freighter that replaced the ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald as the flagship of a Great Lakes shipping company will be scrapped.Click to Continue »


Court: Judges can review EEOC efforts to settle job bias

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that federal judges have authority to make sure the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is trying hard enough to settle charges of job discrimination before…Click to Continue »


2 separate shootings near Ferguson protests against police

Looting, fires and gunfire broke out overnight in Ferguson during protests in response to the mysterious death of a black man in police custody in Baltimore.Click to Continue »


Report: Insurers skirt health law's protections for women

Some insurance plans offered on the health overhaul law's new marketplaces violate the law's requirements for women's health, according to a new report from a women's legal advocacy group.Click to Continue »


Western Illinois man pleads guilty to mail fraud charge

A western Illinois man has pleaded guilty to helping to steal mail for personal information to apply for credit cards.Click to Continue »


Police: Motorcyclist, pedestrian killed in Plainfield crash

Authorities say a motorcycle wreck left the rider and a pedestrian dead in northeast Illinois.Click to Continue »


Peoria teacher accused of improper relationship with student

A central Illinois teacher has been arrested following accusations she had an improper relationship with a student.Click to Continue »


Missouri House OKs utility tax exemption for food production

A measure that would exempt electricity and other utilities used to make food at restaurants, grocery stores and bakeries from sales tax is moving forward in the Missouri Legislature.Click to Continue »


St. Louis man charged with shooting at police officers

A St. Louis man who was shot several times by police officers after they say he fired at them has been charged in the incident.Click to Continue »


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