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  • Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    MISSION, Texas — Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • House to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK

    WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained com ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Harvard library hosting Lincoln exhibit

    HARVARD – If the box office circa 2012 wasn't proof enough, a traveling Abraham Lincoln library exhibit – perched in Harvard for the next six weeks – ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Bigger Russian artillery moving into Ukraine soon

    WASHINGTON — The movement of Russian heavy caliber artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is "imminent", the Pentagon said Friday, saying Ru ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went do ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    MOSCOW — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Emerald ash borer found in central Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Agriculture says the destructive emerald ash borer has been found in two central Illinois counties.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Public meeting planned for Algonquin Fox River corridor plan

    ALGONQUIN – A public kick-off meeting is planned for the village's Fox River Corridor Plan.Algonquin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Jacobson enters plea deal for reckless driving charge

    WALWORTH, Wisc. — Hebron village president John Jacobson on Wednesday entered a plea of no contest to an amended charge of reckless driving to resolve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    PARIS – French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials sa ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • FGM Law in Marengo, IL is going strong after 50 years and still counting!

    Herb Franks grew up on a dairy farm in Marengo, Illinois. Even as a young man, as he worked early and long hours, he knew he wanted more out of life.
    July 25, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

    WASHINGTON – One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue imp ...
    July 25, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Cook County to get $4.7 million for construction

    CHICAGO – Cook County is getting more than $4.7 million from the state for construction projects, including new roofs for buildings at area colleges.
    July 25, 2014 - 8:55 am
  • Boater rescued from Fox River in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN — A boater was pulled from the Fox River during a rescue call Friday morning, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection D ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Cook County to get $4.7 million for construction

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County is getting more than $4.7 million from the state for construction projects, including new roofs for buildings at area colle ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:52 am
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