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  • Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation

    VIENNA – Pushing past a Tuesday deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week as the U.N. nucl ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Bush tax returns: Big income, big taxes since 1981

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion and paid an effecti ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. – A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the t ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Review board recommends firing of Chicago police officer

    CHICAGO – For the first time in the nearly eight years since it was formed, the Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct has recommended tha ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Historic glimpses found while Springfield buildings restored

    SPRINGFIELD – Restoration work on three historic buildings in Springfield has unearthed glimpses of the past.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Winds blow smoke from forest fires in Canada into Midwest

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Algonquin reminds residents of fireworks regulations

    ALGONQUIN – The village is reminding residents of regulations related to the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Court ruling spurs backers’ hopes for redistricting changes

    WASHINGTON – Groups hoping to squeeze partisan politics out of how states shape congressional districts are hailing a Supreme Court decision that lets ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Chicago schools make pension payment; classroom cuts likely

    SPRINGFIELD – The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday 1,400 jobs will be “impacted” after Illinois lawmakers failed to provide relief a ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Huntley shopping center spot sold to Heartland Dental

    HUNTLEY – A property developer from Highland Park recently sold 1.45 acres within a Huntley shopping center to a business that supports dentists in 31 ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flower ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake Food Pantry releases new website, Twitter account

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Food Pantry has changed its website in an effort to make it more user-friendly, the nonprofit said in a news release.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Volo woman indicted on bank robbery charges

    ROCKFORD – A federal court has charged a Lake County woman, alleged to have robbed three Chase Bank branches in separate incidents in March, with mult ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Land Conservancy of McHenry County to offer chainsaw workshop

    WOODSTOCK – A second-level class on how to operate a chainsaw will be offered by a McHenry County nonprofit this month.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake chapter will celebrate national nonprofit's anniversary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake chapter of Women of Today will mark the 30th anniversary of the national organization’s creation with its annual Child ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
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