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  • Caterpillar 2Q results mixed; cuts 2015 revenue forecast

    PEORIA – Caterpillar's says it's looking to manage costs as ongoing economic weakness in countries like China and Brazil and soft commodity prices pre ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Mayor Emanuel names ex-Madigan aide as chief of staff

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named a business executive and former top aide to Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan to be his next chief of ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • As sales fall in U.S., McDonald's eyes variety of changes

    NEW YORK – McDonald's is looking at variety of changes to win back customers in the U.S.: A new value message to replace the Dollar Menu, breakfast al ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • United Airlines saves on fuel, earns record profit in 2Q

    CHICAGO – United Airlines saved $1 billion on fuel in the first half of this summer, pushing the company to a record $1.2 billion profit despite a dec ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Chicago police sued for high-speed chase that killed baby

    CHICAGO – A woman whose 13-month-old son was struck and killed as he sat in his stroller at a bus stop during a high-speed police chase this month in ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Hispanics love me, Trump declares at Mexican border

    LAREDO, Texas – Ever sure of himself, Donald Trump paid a visit to the Mexico border Thursday and predicted Hispanics would love him – “they already d ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Kerry calls talk of better Iran deal a 'fantasy'

    WASHINGTON – Countering Republican criticism, Secretary of State John Kerry declared Thursday it is "fantasy plain and simple" to claim that President ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Oklahoma police find 5 family members stabbed to death

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Oklahoma police responding to a 911 call in which no one spoke found a gruesome scene at a suburban Tulsa home — five members of ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Scientists have identified a "close cousin" to Earth that's orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • US-trained Iraqi troops to join Ramadi counteroffensive

    BAGHDAD – For the first time, Iraqi troops trained by the U.S.-led coalition have been added to the assault force Iraq is using to retake the city of ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • House passes bill to prevent mandatory GMO labeling

    WASHINGTON – Food companies would not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation passed by the ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Bailout talks back in Athens, as tough conditions approved

    ATHENS, Greece – Discussions over Greece's third bailout in five years are set to begin in Athens imminently after Greece's parliament approved Thursd ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Police: 3 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

    LAFAYETTE, La. – A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Louisiana on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring at least seven others befor ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Algonquin Founders' Days Cardboard Boat Regatta

    Boaters compete in the Fox River during the annual cardboard boat regatta race for Founders' Days on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Riverfront Park in Alg ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Sinkhole to close Spring Grove Route 12 intersection through weekend

    SPRING GROVE – A sinkhole will keep the intersection of Blivin Street and Route 12 closed at least until Monday as state and county road officials fi ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:21 pm
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