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  • News Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donation

    WASHINGTON – Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Judge approves place for Mel Reynolds to stay while on bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has approved a long-term residence for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds to stay while free on bond on tax charges.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Decision: Search for Fla. teens to be suspended

    OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search fo ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell gra ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • 164 skydivers smash head-down world record in Illinois

    OTTAWA – Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Taking on Bush and Rubio, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo end

    MIAMI – Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GO ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Blago attorney says he’ll ask full court for rehearing

    CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel of three judges rece ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in W. Africa

    LONDON – An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Afri ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Judge refuses to toss suit over red light cameras

    CHICAGO – A request by the city of Chicago to toss a lawsuit challenging the fairness and constitutionality of its controversial red light camera prog ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack t ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Chicago poised to require breast-feeding rooms at airports

    CHICAGO – City Council members recommended Friday that lactation rooms be placed in every terminal at Chicago’s two major airports, a move that one al ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Adult, youth triathlon set for Sunday

    WOODSTOCK – The fifth annual we.CAN.tri triathlon sprint and children’s triathlon will be held Sunday in Woodstock.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • One hospitalized after vehicle reportedly strikes bicyclist in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One person was taken to get medical attention by the driver of the vehicle that reportedly struck the person, who was on a bike, fire o ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 7:51 am
  • Cary community organizes around Maplewood School property

    CARY – As government agencies in Cary unite and the process to decide the fate of the long-discussed Maplewood property continues, area residents are ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin woman 'dances through' cancer

    ALGONQUIN – It's become a run-of-the-mill occurrence for Colleen Madeya to receive videos of friends, family and strangers dancing before a camera.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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