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  • IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

    WASHINGTON – Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part o ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Iraq begins operation to oust Islamic State from Anbar

    BAGHDAD – Iraq vowed Tuesday to retake Anbar province – now mostly held by the Islamic State – by launching a large-scale military operation less than ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

    WASHINGTON – Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Police: U.S. airman shoots Wal-Mart workers, kills self

    A U.S. airman "with no apparent motive" walked into a Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Dakota early Tuesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing one w ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

    NEW YORK – Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to d ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Supreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts case

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an important case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote, rather th ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Casino group to buy Fairmount Park pending approval of slots

    ST. LOUIS – The owners of an East St. Louis casino plan to buy the struggling Fairmount Park racetrack, provided Illinois lawmakers agree to allow a g ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • FBI offering $5,000 reward in Chicago horse carriage arson

    CHICAGO – The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information in the case of an arson fire that destroyed 13 horse-drawn carriages on Chicago's North ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Democrats show priorities as they advance 2016 budget plan

    SPRINGFIELD – A plan Illinois Democrats are proposing as an alternative to the steep cuts sought by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner would keep budget lev ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • New survey suggests nursing shortage looming in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – A new survey conducted by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation suggests the state may soon face a shortage o ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Student concussion bill heads to Gov. Bruce Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – A measure is heading to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner that would require students who suffer a concussion to get a doctor or trainer's perm ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • 2 horses in Illinois diagnosed with equine herpes virus

    WARRENVILLE – Horses shows have been called off in Illinois to stop the spread of infection after agriculture officials said two horses from a northea ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • 2 taken to hospital after Crystal Lake crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two people were taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after a two-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake, fire officials said.
    May 27, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • 1 transported after 3-vehicle crash in unincorporated Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE –One person was taken to an area hospital after a three-vehicle collision Tuesday evening in unincorporated Spring Grove, fire officials ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Fox River Grove teacher named Illinois History Teacher of the Year

    FOX RIVER GROVE –A Fox River Grove fifth-grade teacher was left humbled after being recognized at a state level simply for living out her passion.
    May 26, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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