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  • U.S. trade deficit widens to $48.3 billion in August

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 6; Oregon gunman ranted about not having a girlfriend

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • Longtime resident Ruth Kahl to speak at Huntley Historical Society

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Historical Society is inviting residents at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 to listen to longtime resident Ruth Kahl’s memories of growing up ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Centegra to host joint replacement info session in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will offer information on knee and hip procedure options and the recovery process in a free session from 6:30 to 7:30 ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • California governor signs right-to-die legislation

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own l ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search goes on

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. contai ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Thousands affected by South Carolina flood without running water

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Questions arise about neighborhood where slide killed 144

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Emergency workers spent a fourth day digging bodies out of a massive mudslide on Monday, watching the death toll ri ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

    WASHINGTON – Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama administration now faces a potentially tougher task: ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • U.S. commander says Afghans requested U.S. airstrike in Kunduz

    WASHINGTON – Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Af ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Last month the 9th warmest September on record for Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois State Water Survey said last month was the ninth warmest September on record for Illinois.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Publishing executive to lead Northeast Ohio Media Group

    CLEVELAND – A longtime publishing executive will become president of Northeast Ohio Media Group, which operates Cleveland.com, the Sun News and is res ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Chicago terrorism suspect found competent to stand trial

    CHICAGO – A court-ordered report has found that a 21-year-old suburban Chicago man facing terrorism charges is competent to stand trial despite his ta ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Deere says UAW members approve labor agreement

    MOLINE – Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. says United Auto Workers members have approved a new six-year labor agreement that covers facilities ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Elgin schools CEO frustrated with lack of Legionella advice

    ELGIN – The head of a suburban Chicago school district that closed three of its schools for three days because Legionella was found said there is a la ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:55 am
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