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  • U.S. tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

    WASHINGTON – In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollu ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

    MINEOLA, N.Y. – A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Illinois panel OK's electricity line proposal

    ROCK ISLAND – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build an electricity line designed to bring wind energy from Iowa to the state.
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois AG files notice of appeal in pension case

    CHICAGO – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed official notice that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconsti ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Food manufacturer expands in Chicago suburbs

    SOUTH ELGIN – A California-based fresh food manufacturer is expanding in the Chicago suburbs.Gov. Pa ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Heart stent for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 81

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

    NEW YORK – Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling i ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Clemency for man wrongfully jailed for 1991 murder

    CHICAGO – A man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in the 1991 murder of a suburban Chicago girl can take the final steps toward cleaning up his reco ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois doctor fined over medical marijuana slip

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators have disciplined a doctor who they say misled potential patients by offering preapproval for medical marijuana through a ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson fi ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Hundreds gather in Huntley for Turkey Testicle Festival

    HUNTLEY – Darcy Bauer checked off one item on her bucket list Wednesday.Bauer, who flew in to the ar ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • 32nd annual Turkey Testicle Festival

    The 32th annual Turkey Testicle Festival Wednesday at the Parkside Pub in Huntley. ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Wisconsin man charged in fatal Route 120 crash

    VOLO – A Wisconsin man has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the Tuesday crash on Route 120 that kille ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • D-155 to start city zoning process for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 plans on starting the zoning process on its controversial $1.18 million bleacher expansion in the ne ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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