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January 16, 2019 1:46 AM 7th-grade QB Isaiah Marshall gets scholarship offer from Michigan

Isaiah Marshall, a seventh-grade quarterback at MacArthur Academy in Southfield, Michigan, has been offered a scholarship to play at Michigan, according to his father, Brian. Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh extended the offer after watching tape of the 13-year-old signal-caller while visiting the school searching for high school prospects at Southfield 1302

January 14, 2019 7:02 PM U.S. farmers seek answers on trade from Trump

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Thousands of U.S. farmers waited to hear President Donald Trump speak in Louisiana on Monday, hoping for an update on a White House trade war with China that has left them struggling. Farmers gathered in New Orleans at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention, an event Trump was due to attend for a second year in a row even as a partial 99

January 14, 2019 6:15 PM Dramatic rescue after boy, 11, falls through ice in Illinois pond seen in stunning video

Raw video: Naperville Fire Department shares footage of dramatic rescue after crews pulled an 11-year-old boy who fell through ice on a retention pond in an apartment complex in Illinois. An 11-year-old Illinois boy is in stable condition and recovering after he fell through the ice at a retention pond on Sunday. The boy had been playing on the frozen 288

January 13, 2019 11:08 AM One police officer dead, another critically injured in shooting outside Birmingham nightclub

An investigation is continuing into a shooting in Birmingham, Ala., early Sunday that left one police officer dead and another critically injured. (iStock) Two police officers were shot outside a nightclub in Birmingham, Ala., early Sunday during a confrontation with a suspect who was also shot. One police officer, a sergeant died of his injuries, while 94

January 13, 2019 7:42 AM Illinois state trooper fatally stuck while investigating vehicle crash on interstate

An Illinois state trooper was struck and killed Saturday while investigating a traffic crash, police said. Trooper Christopher Lambert, 34, was traveling home on Interstate 294 near Northbrook -- about 25 miles north of Chicago --when he saw a three-car crash and stopped to investigate, Leo Schmitz, director of Illinois State Police, said during a news conference 90

January 12, 2019 6:43 PM Nurses from Illinois hospital who were pregnant at the same time take photo with newborns

Eight nurses at an Illinois hospital who got pregnant around the same time are now showing the world their new arrivals. The women, obstetrician nurses at Anderson Hospital's Pavilion for Women in Maryville, were featured on the hospital's Facebook page this week holding their newborns. “The Pavilion for Women had their own baby boom going 212

January 10, 2019 1:10 PM The school using giant book murals to encourage reading

For many students, this week saw the end of the Christmas break and a return to school. However, one school in Illinois, US, has taken a novel and eye-catching approach to motivating its students in the new year. Students of Mundelein High returned to find six floor-to-ceiling book covers lining the corridor of the school's English department. The vinyl 92

January 3, 2019 7:47 PM 15 Democrats defect on speaker vote to oppose Pelosi

Pelosi, the 78-year-old congresswoman from California, made history when she was first elected House speaker in 2007 as the first woman to serve in the role. While she isn’t the first to regain the speaker’s job, the last time a lawmaker reclaimed the gavel was more than a half-century ago. Pelosi needed an “absolute majority” of votes cast from the House 154

December 27, 2018 11:09 PM Transgender inmate gets rare transfer to female prison

This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correction shows Deon "Strawberry" Hampton. The transgender woman serving a 10-year sentence in Illinois for burglary has been moved from a men's to a women's prison in one of the first cases of its kind in the state. Lawyers for Hampton announced her transfer Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, after year-long 54

December 12, 2018 11:44 PM No psychiatric hospital employee responsible for escape

FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo Randall Saito appears in court for a hearing on his mental competence to stand trial in Honolulu. Hawaii officials said they are ready Wednesday, Dec. 12 to discuss findings of an investigation into Saito's escape from a psychiatric hospital. The state attorney general's office has completed an administrative 53