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  • Egypt releases imprisoned Al-Jazeera reporter

    CAIRO – A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egy ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • The world’s problems enter Japan’s psyche, again

    TOKYO – The Japanese, who inhabit one of the safest countries in the world, have been reminded in brutal fashion that the world is a dangerous place.
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • 'Sniper' shoots down Super Bowl weekend record with $31.9M

    NEW YORK – "American Sniper" shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever.
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Judge: Quincy man accused in beating death mentally fit

    QUINCY – A western Illinois judge has concluded that a Quincy man charged with first-degree murder is mentally fit.
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Overturned tanker forces closure of central Illinois freeway

    CHAMPAIGN – A stretch of Interstate 57 in central Illinois near Champaign is closed after a tanker truck carrying a chemical used in making shampoo ov ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Toddler wounds both parents with 1 shot from handgun

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque mot ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Immigrants could wait until 2019 to have cases resolved

    SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the go ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Regulators prepare rules on payday loans to shield borrowers

    WASHINGTON – Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are putting together the first-ever rules on payday loans ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother

    BOSTON – The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Officials meet to address safety after aviation calamities

    WASHINGTON – Government and aviation industry officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Montreal this week to try to find consensus on how to ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Man accused of causing wreck during freeway confrontation

    URBANA – A Rantoul man is jailed on $150,000 bond after being accused of running a car off of a central Illinois freeway and ramming it.
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • Fact Check: Rauner arguments for reform don’t all add up

    CHICAGO – As he prepares to deliver his first State of the State address, Gov. Bruce Rauner has been traveling Illinois previewing what are expected t ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • MCC to offer private investigator training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Private investigator training will be starting up this month.McHenry County College i ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:08 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:08 pm
  • On the Record with: Lake in the Hills teacher developing Common Core lessons nationally

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lori Knasiak remembers listening to her professors at Northern Illinois University give lecture after lecture without much interac ...
    NEW: Feb. 1, 2015 - 8:08 pm
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