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  • Firm proposing $250M for downtown Fox River Grove project to meet with village

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village’s Planning and Economic Development Commission on Tuesday night will hear the official proposal from the firm hoping to ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Former Carpentersville Middle School employee charged with sex assault of minor

    A former employee of Community Unit School District 300 faces charges alleging she had sexual contact with a minor she knew.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • IS militants look for collaborators after taking Iraqi city

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The liquid is dark red, a mixture of fat and blood, and Dr. Mark Berman pumps it out of the patient's backside. He treats it w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Wingsuit fliers in Yosemite knew they were cheating death

    LOS ANGELES – Two extreme athletes in wingsuits who leaped to their deaths from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to fly through a notch i ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Republicans clash over NSA surveillance powers

    PHILADELPHIA – Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among the GOP’s 2016 pres ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

    WACO, Texas – About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas rest ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Obama restricts police military gear, says it can alienate

    CAMDEN, N.J. – President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday in an attempt ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Another Daley takes his place on Chicago’s City Council

    CHICAGO – Another member of Chicago’s most famous political dynasty is taking his place on the City Council that his grandfather and uncle presided ov ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois marijuana industry pins hopes on skeptical governor

    CHICAGO – Advocates of Illinois’ troubled medical marijuana experiment hope to reassure investors by pushing to have lawmakers extend it beyond 2017, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Embankment crumbles, closes Chicago-area’s Yellow Line train

    CHICAGO – Earth supporting the Chicago Transit Authority’s Yellow Line train tracks has eroded and fallen away, forcing transportation officials to su ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Official: Police shoot, kill suspect in south Chicago suburb

    HARVEY – A spokesman for south suburban Harvey says police have shot and killed a robbery suspect who fired a weapon at officers in a parking lot.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Efforts underway to raise $8.8M for governor’s mansion

    SPRINGFIELD – Efforts are being launched this week to raise private money to pay for a needed $8.8 million in renovations and repairs to the 160-year- ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • $75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say

    UNION – Police are investigating the theft of about $75,000 worth of Grateful Dead memorabilia that were awaiting transfer to its owners from a huge A ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • No video to help Amtrak crash probe — despite NTSB recommendation

    WASHINGTON — Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record enginee ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:05 pm
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