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Illinois slaughterhouse biggest nitrogen polluter of waterways in U.S., study finds

4 monthes ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A central Illinois pork-processing plant last year discharged more nitrogen from animal waste into waterways than any other slaughterhouse in the country, according to a report published Thursday. In an assessment of water pollution produced by 98 large meat-processing facilities across the United...
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Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family...

Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family says

The father of three brought his 9-year-old son to safety before going back into a burning home to find his older children, a family member said. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation. Read more ...

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A devastating fire raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 69 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole 18-wheeler Pepsi truck

Police said it wasn't difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect. Read more ...

ACLU threatens to sue district after awards for 'Big Booty,' other physical...

ACLU threatens to sue district after awards for 'Big Booty,' other physical traits given to cheerleaders

The awards, allegedly handed out during a banquet attended by about 150 people, poked fun at cheerleaders' bodies. Read more ...

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite National Park

Photographers in Yosemite National Park encountered the natural phenomenon known as "firefall" where lava appears to be flowing over a cliff at sunset. Read more ...

Alvarado, Banks help Jackets snap 7-game skid, 73-65

Alvarado, Banks help Jackets snap 7-game skid, 73-65

Panthers slide has now reached 10 straight Read more ...