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  • In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Biden reassures Iraq of support from U.S.

    WASHINGTON – Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq’s government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Harvard woman struck by Union Pacific Northwest Metra train in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 32-year-old Harvard woman was airlifted after being struck by a Union Pacific Northwest Metra train Monday in Harvard, police said Tuesday ...
    May 26, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Houlihan’s apologizes after turning away veteran over service dog in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – An apology has been issued by Houlihan’s Restaurants Inc. after a military veteran with a service dog was treated in what company official ...
    May 26, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • No major injuries after rollover crash in unincorporated Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – A vehicle was heavily damaged, but there were no major injuries, after a rollover crash in unincorporated Wonder Lake on Saturday night, ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Memorial Day festivities in McHenry County

    Attendees honor veterans and celebrate freedom achieved from their sacrifices during annual Memorial Day festivities throughout McHenry County on Mond ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Canoeist drowns trying to save cat in Loon Lake

    ANTIOCH – Police say a man drowned in a northern Illinois lake while trying to save a cat.Lake Count ...
    May 25, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Launching campaign, Sen. Bernie Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sande ...
    May 25, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in NJ

    TRENTON, N.J. – John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

    WASHINGTON – The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Catholics organize to promote pope’s climate change message

    NEW YORK – There will be prayer vigils and pilgrimages, policy briefings and seminars, and sermons in parishes from the U.S. to the Philippines.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • After officer’s acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the s ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Program for injured veterans promotes fitness

    PLAINFIELD – Keith Aguina, a veteran who is a quadriplegic, often encountered poor attitudes and physical barriers at the gym.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Authorities search Wisconsin River for Chicago man, 21

    WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. – Authorities in Columbia County are using sonar to try to find the body of a 21-year-old Chicago man who disappeared in the Wis ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Man dies after falling off catwalk during Chicago concert

    CHICAGO – A 24-year-old man has died after falling off a catwalk during a rock concert at a popular Chicago venue.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
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