• Appeals court tosses 1 of 2 indictments against Rick Perry

    AUSTIN, Texas – One of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was tossed out Friday, giving the Republican presidential candidate ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • AT&T buys DirecTV, now biggest traditional TV provider in US

    NEW YORK – Even as TV watchers increasingly go online, AT&T has become the country's biggest traditional TV provider with its $48.5 billion purchase o ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Oklahoma police scour social media for clues to stabbings

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Oklahoma police on Friday scoured social media posts for clues to the motive of a teenager accused of stabbing to death his pare ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles to prevent hacking

    DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took contro ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

    WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that al ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

    WASHINGTON – A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hill ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • DCFS head says he accepts findings in critical report

    CHICAGO – The acting director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says he accepts the findings and recommendations of a new rep ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Judge says 2014 Chicago pension overhaul unconstitutional

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge on Friday threw out a 2014 law aimed at reducing multibillion-dollar shortfalls in two Chicago pension funds, a decision ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Report: Rauner campaign used gift cards to help get out vote

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign handed out thousands of dollars in gift cards to people who helped get supporters to the polls during the Novem ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • 2 boys, 1 woman sent to hospital after boat incident on Fox River in Cary

    CARY – Two children and one woman were taken to the hospital Friday after a boat incident on the Fox River, said McHenry County Sheriff's Deputy Aimee ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • VIDEOS: Algonquin Founders' Days Cardboard Boat Regatta

    ALGONQUIN — The Founders' Days Cardboard Boat Regatta returned to Riverfront Park on Thursday. Each ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Louisiana theater shooting: Gunman's family called him mentally ill, violent

    LAFAYETTE, La. — The man who killed two people and wounded nine others at a "Trainwreck" showing was so mentally ill and violent that years ago, his w ...
    July 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Senate GOP setting up 'Obamacare' vote on highway bill

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republican leaders will use a must-pass highway bill to start another fight over the president's health care law.
    July 24, 2015 - 8:59 am
  • Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

    NEW YORK – Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about ...
    July 24, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 24; Authorities point to evidence of Sandra Bland suicide

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 24, 2015 - 6:10 am
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    What's your favorite film in the "Vacation" franchise?
    "National Lampoon's Vacation"
    "National Lampoon's European Vacation"
    "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"
    "Vegas Vacation"