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  • Budget stalemate erodes interest in some Illinois colleges

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — High school seniors' unease over the lack of state funding for Illinois universities is contributing to a drop in applications ...
    May 22, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • 2 Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest after 2 die

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, a day after two deaths from appar ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxi ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Group aiming to prevent veteran suicides meets in Belleville

    BELLEVILLE (AP) — A state-appointed Illinois task force aimed at preventing suicides among veterans has met in Belleville.
    May 22, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Illinois prisons chief to lead mental health overhaul

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois' top corrections official says an overhaul has begun of prison mental health programs following a settlement in a class-ac ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Sunday, May 22, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 22, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • 73 dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s government on Saturday raised the death toll from landslides and heavy flooding around the island nation to 73, as so ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Woman killed, man wounded near Chicago police headquarters

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s police superintendent said the fatal shooting of a woman leaving a coffee shop near police headquarters Friday is an indication of ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 3 villagers

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – A volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash on Saturday, killing three villagers and injuring four others, an off ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. trying to get jump on Zika preparations with money in limbo

    WASHINGTON – Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Smoke, cockpit woes signal chaotic finale for EgyptAir plane

    CAIRO – Leaked flight data showing trouble in the cockpit and smoke in a plane lavatory are bringing into focus the chaotic final moments of EgyptAir ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Obama sets off on Asia trip to boost trade, cooperation

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama departed Saturday on a weeklong, 16,000-mile trip to Asia, part of his effort to pay more attention to the region ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Clinton calls Trump's gun policies "dangerous"

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Donald Trump’s gun policies are “not just way out there” but “dangerous” and would make America less safe, Hillary Clinton sai ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Illinois GOP calls for unity as some tiptoe around Trump at state covention

    PEORIA – Illinois Republicans cheered calls for unity at the party's state convention on Saturday even as some top elected officials tiptoed around th ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • PHOTOS: Jacobs High School graduation ceremony

    Seniors graduated from Jacobs High School during a ceremony Saturday at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:25 am
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