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  • Peoria cemetery hopes 5K race, actors draw new customers in Illinois

    PEORIA (AP) — A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people burie ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Woodstock kindergartners get homemade pumpkin patch

    WOODSTOCK – In preparation for a photo, kindergartner Emmit Graham used both arms to scoop up a pile of red, yellow and orange leaves before flinging ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois housing board approves Cary Pedcor apartment tax credits

    CHICAGO – A planned apartment complex in Cary now has the necessary tax credits to make the project financially feasible.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Police: Holiday Hills shooting suspect had ballistic vest, outside surveillance; rifle found

    WOODSTOCK – Police believe Scott B. Peters was wearing a military style helmet and a ballistic vest when he allegedly fired a semiautomatic rifle at s ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • McHenry fundraiser planned for Collier House

    McHENRY – A fundraiser is planned to raise money for Collier House, a cabin in Wyoming.Collier House ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • DeKalb County police start training to use heroin antidote

    SYCAMORE –Area police officers began training this week to administer Narcan, a heroin and opiate antidote that can save an overdosing patient.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • For custom millwork check out Hines Door & Millwork Shop

    For all things custom made for the home or business, Hines Door & Millwork Shop has 29 years of millwork expertise serving all areas of construction.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Teachers, Waukegan school district deadlocked

    WAUKEGAN – A teachers strike will go on for another day after negotiators for teachers and Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 failed to re ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Ebola screening starts at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

    CHICAGO – Screening for the Ebola virus has begun at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.Customs ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • AbbVie sours on $55B Shire deal after tax changes

    AbbVie's board is telling shareholders to vote against its own $55 billion takeover bid for the Irish drugmaker Shire after the U.S. made reincorporat ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois Elections: Campaign reports give snapshot of 2014 spending

    SPRINGFIELD – It’s not just those running for Illinois governor who are spending furiously with Election Day looming. Candidates for Illinois’ four ot ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois public school demographics changing

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education released statistics showing that more than half of public school students in the state are conside ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Anti-crime group targets 'sweepstakes' machines

    CHICAGO – An anti-crime group in Illinois launched a campaign Thursday to eradicate unregulated casino-like kiosks in bars and other venues that mimic ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner differ on education fund data

    SPRINGFIELD – Whether education funding in Illinois rose or fell under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn depends on whose money you’re talking about, and duri ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Cary District 26 to honor teacher with writing day

    CARY – Pat Sylvester always encouraged Cary District 26 students to write, and when the National Council of Teachers of English established a National ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
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