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  • Deer Park crash injures Crystal Lake family

    DEER PARK – Four members of Crystal Lake family were injured Tuesday after a man crashed into them in oncoming traffic while fleeing the scene of anot ...
    July 1, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 1; U.S., Cuba to reopen embassies

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 1, 2015 - 6:27 am
  • Divorce study suggests children stress less when living at both parents' houses

    There’s a specific look to the child of divorced parents getting out of a car with mom and going into a house dragging a suitcase.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Democrats propose 1-month budget; Rauner ready to nix it

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner appeared ready Tuesday to reject a Democratic proposal aimed at keeping state services functioning ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Greece’s bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • 2 years after spying flap, US, Brazil seek to turn the page

    WASHINGTON – Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian Presiden ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • 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
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