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  • Obama moves to protect millions from deportation, sparks fight with GOP

    WASHINGTON – Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Illinois unemployment rate holds at 6.6 percent as private-sector hiring slows in state

    CHICAGO — Illinois' unemployment rate held steady at 6.6 percent in October as private-sector hiring slowed, the state Department of Employment Securi ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Andrew Cuomo: 'Impractical' for Buffalo Bills to play New York Jets on Sunday

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — A severe lake-effect snowstorm hitting the Buffalo region has prompted the NFL to consider alternatives to the Bills playing their hom ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Good Dental Assistants radiate positive attitudes

    Drilling, filling, and billing. These are some of the reasons people fear visiting the dentist’s office. Bad dental memories compound dental anxiety ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • American Indian tribes work to create sex-offender registries

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — More than three-quarters of American Indian tribes that have the authority to develop sex-offender registries are well on their way ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • McHenry County Department of Health offering flu vaccine in Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – The McHenry County Department of Health will host a flu clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at the Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce, 7602 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake Auto Tech receives go-ahead to relocation plan

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Despite initial opposition from the mayor, a Crystal Lake automotive repair shop has received the go-ahead to relocate to a vacant corn ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Woman in Johnsburg crash airlifted to Condell hospital

    JOHNSBURG – A 32-year-old woman was airlifted to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville Thursday after suffering injuries that were not consi ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Aurora man accused of trying to join terrorists in Syria to remain in jail, judge says

    CHICAGO — A federal judge says a 20-year-old American accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria will remain jailed pending trial ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner calls on Pat Quinn to freeze hiring

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner called on Gov. Pat Quinn to freeze hiring in the final weeks of his term, saying Thursday he wants to prevent a ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Pennsylvania grandma who says she sold marijuana to raise grandchildren gets prison

    BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman who said she sold marijuana to help raise several grandchildren after her daughter died has been s ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Roofs collapse as Buffalo clobbered by more snow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roofs began to creak and collapse and homeowners struggled to clear waist-high drifts atop their houses Thursday as another storm ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Israel to demolish homes of Palestinian synagogue attackers

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of four Palestinian attackers from east Jerusalem, including tw ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • 5 things to watch for in Obama's immigration speech

    WASHINGTON — After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country's immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Florida State shooter was well-liked but troubled

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the governme ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:13 am
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