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  • Canoeist drowns trying to save cat in Loon Lake

    ANTIOCH – Police say a man drowned in a northern Illinois lake while trying to save a cat.Lake Count ...
    May 25, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Launching campaign, Sen. Bernie Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sande ...
    May 25, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in NJ

    TRENTON, N.J. – John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

    WASHINGTON – The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Catholics organize to promote pope’s climate change message

    NEW YORK – There will be prayer vigils and pilgrimages, policy briefings and seminars, and sermons in parishes from the U.S. to the Philippines.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • After officer’s acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the s ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Program for injured veterans promotes fitness

    PLAINFIELD – Keith Aguina, a veteran who is a quadriplegic, often encountered poor attitudes and physical barriers at the gym.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Authorities search Wisconsin River for Chicago man, 21

    WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. – Authorities in Columbia County are using sonar to try to find the body of a 21-year-old Chicago man who disappeared in the Wis ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Man dies after falling off catwalk during Chicago concert

    CHICAGO – A 24-year-old man has died after falling off a catwalk during a rock concert at a popular Chicago venue.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Sailor from Chicago suburb dies on deployment in Abu Dhabi

    LISLE – A U.S. sailor from Lisle has died in a noncombat incident during his first deployment overseas.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Condition of 4-year-old girl shot in Chicago upgraded

    CHICAGO – A hospital says the condition of a 4-year-old girl shot in the head in Chicago has improved.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office plans community open house

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will host an open house to give the community an inside look at department operations.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Class of 2015: Richmond-Burton Community High School class 'one of the best', principal says

    RICHMOND – The Richmond-Burton Community High School graduating class may look ordinary from the outside, class president Jillian Townsend told her fe ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Campaign-style tactics fueling Illinois legislative gridlock

    SPRINGFIELD – An already challenging legislative session has grown even trickier as Democrats and Republicans have begun targeting lawmakers with camp ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

    ALBANY, N.Y. – Carroll Heath didn’t have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn’t around, his mother was a patient in a mental ho ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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