• Shocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake that killed 2,500

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan natio ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Family, friends in Baltimore mourn death of arrested man

    BALTIMORE – Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Boko Haram attacks Niger army base, defense ministry says

    NIAMEY, Niger – Suspected Boko Haram fighters in motorized canoes attacked a Niger army base on an island in Lake Chad, the body of water touching all ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. – Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that c ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Japan’s prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the U.S. on Sunday for a weeklong visit to showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • ISP investigates East St. Louis Housing Authority shooting

    EAST ST. LOUIS – Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting involving an East St. Louis Housing Authority police officer that left one man inj ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • ‘Batman’ killer studied brain disorders before mass murder

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – James Holmes was growing volatile well before he put on a gas mask and body armor, strapped on a rifle, shotgun, pistol and ammuni ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers consider ban on crib bumper pads

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are again considering a ban on crib bumper pads along with a proposal to set state safety standards for the product.
    April 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • U of Illinois spends $30K for Biden speech on sex assault

    URBANA – Officials say the University of Illinois spent an estimated $30,000 to bring Vice President Joe Biden to campus as part of a White House camp ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

    WASHINGTON – Senate proponents of a bill empowering Congress to review and potentially reject any Iran nuclear deal must first win a battle with some ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Dog left for days inside Chicago animal control van

    CHICAGO – Authorities say a dog was forgotten and left for several days inside a Chicago Animal Care and Control van.
    April 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyers prepare case for life

    BOSTON – Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin presenting witnesses this week in the penalty phase of his trial as they try ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • 3 young women jailed in Russia for twerking next to monument

    MOSCOW – A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them twerking next to a World War I ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • McHenry County Habitat for Humanity rehab home for McHenry family

    McHENRY – With new house keys in hand, Mary Chavez of McHenry spoke Sunday with a tone of relief.“We ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Late spring complicates already perilous amphibian migration

    CONCORD, N.H. – Northern New England’s annual amphibian migration is always perilous, but critters that cross roads to breed are facing an additional ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:36 pm
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