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  • Chicago police officer charged with murder in killing of black teen

    CHICAGO – A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the c ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Minneapolis police say 5 shot near Black Lives Matter protest scene

    MINNEAPOLIS – Protesters demanding justice for a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police were settling in for their ninth night of demonstrations ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • IDOT safety instructor, ex-cop charged with arson in Algonquin fires

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator for the Illinois Department of Transportation has been suspended after police charged him with setting a string ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • U.S. consumer confidence falls hard in November

    WASHINGTON – Confidence in the economy eroded this month as Americans became more worried about the job market.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Donald Trump says he'd bring back waterboarding

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the U.S. should engage in much more aggressive interrogation techniques on terror ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • When are stores open on Thanksgiving or Black Friday?

    NEW YORK – After the turkey and stuffing comes the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. And even though most retailers are offering the same deals ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 24; Turkey shoots down Russian warplane

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 6:32 am
  • Mali releases photos of slain gunmen in hotel attack

    BAMAKO, Mali – State media broadcast photos Monday of the two slain attackers of a luxury hotel in Mali's capital, appealing for anyone who knew them ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • University of Illinois hikes aid, drops scores for in-state students

    CHAMPAIGN – After years of pursuing higher-paying international students and watching in-state enrollment fall, the University of Illinois’ flagship c ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Emanuel meeting ministers to discuss police shooting video

    CHICAGO – Amid concerns about possible unrest, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel invited ministers and community activists to City Hall on Monday to discuss ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • $160B deal to combine Pfizer and Allergan raises outcry

    A $160 billion deal announced Monday to merge Pfizer and Allergan and create the world’s biggest drug company renewed the outcry in Washington over “i ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Democratic state Sen. Biss won't run for comptroller in 2016

    CHICAGO – Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss said he won’t seek the Democratic nomination for state comptroller in 2016.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • 2 men charged with murder in killing of pastor's wife

    INDIANAPOLIS – Authorities charged two young men with murder on Monday in the fatal shooting of a pastor's pregnant wife during a home invasion that h ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Police hunt suspects in mass shooting in New Orleans park

    NEW ORLEANS – Police on Monday sought to determine what touched off a wild shootout in a crowd of hundreds of people at a New Orleans playground, wher ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
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