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William Hirtman unloads turkey legs from racks at Heinkel’s Packing Co., Inc. where he has been working for five months in Decatur, Ill. Hirtman, 53, of Decatur, is about to graduate from Macon County Hybrid Court, a diversion program that gives offenders guilty of nonviolent felonies the su…
Supreme Court sides with equality for all
HONESDALE, Pa. | A 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman remained in adult prison Wednesday after his lawyer withdrew a request for bail, saying his family isn't ready to have him released into their custody.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out the lawsuit filed by the parents of an Indiana University student last seen more than three years ago against two men who were with her the night she vanished.
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2014 file photo, Matthew Miller, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea. A trial has been held in North Korea for Miller, who had been detained since April. The trial was held Sunday morning, Sept. 14, 2014. Deta…
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge ordered new evidence tests in the case of a woman serving a life sentence for killing the pregnant girlfriend of former Chicago Bears player Shaun Gayle in 2007.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's prohibition on gay marriage and refusal to recognize gay marriages performed in Illinois and elsewhere violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS | A federal appeals court upheld Indiana's right-to-work law banning mandatory union fees Tuesday in a split decision delivered just days before another legal challenge is to be heard.
Supporters of gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana attend a rally at the federal plaza Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Chicago. The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on gay marriage fights from Indiana and Wisconsin, setting the stage for one ruling. Each cas…
LAS VEGAS | Ed O'Bannon knows it's not over, far from it. He's ready for the appeals, and welcomes a challenge to the ruling that could change big-time college sports forever.
The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.
The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players. More than 4,500 former players have filed suit, including former Bears…
EVANSVILLE, Ind. | A federal judge has set a hearing in the case of a Munster couple seeking to compel Indiana to recognize their legal same-sex marriage before one of the women, who is stricken with cancer, dies.
Wrigley Field has been the site of so much heartbreak that some fans who spend their whole lives waiting for a winner ask their families, if they can pull it off, to sneak their ashes inside to be scattered in the friendly confines — a final resting place to keep on waiting.
CHICAGO | It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak — a place where fans wait, season after season, for an elusive World Series title that never comes.
INDIANAPOLIS | Don't look for Indiana Republican Greg Zoeller to join the growing number of attorneys general refusing to defend their states' laws prohibiting same-sex marriage and denying recognition of valid gay marriages performed elsewhere.
Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra, arrive at federal court in Washington, Wednesday to learn their fates when a federal judge sentences the one-time power couple for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on everything from a gold-plated Rolex watch and mink capes to v…
The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic site will display a black doll used in a series of famous race studies to mark the 59th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that ended legal segregation in public schools.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The twins were 7, shy and scared. Talking was tough and describing what happened nearly impossible.
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