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  • N.J. Gov. Christie campaigns for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he plans to fight for Republican Bruce Rauner in what he called one of the most important governor’s rac ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

    JERUSALEM – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Fast-food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    CHICAGO – Fast food workers said they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national conve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Family splits $20M lottery win

    BEACHWOOD, N.J. – A lottery-playing tradition started by the matriarch of a large New Jersey shore family paid off for her 17 children this week when ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

    WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – It’s been called a David vs. Goliath story, a “Tale of Two Arthurs” and even the “ultimate Greek tragedy,” but the character ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Pelvis pix victims must feel trauma to share $190M

    BALTIMORE – Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns H ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

    FLORENCE, Ariz. – U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent – and unusual – reques ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Taiwan crash survivor crawls away from scene, calls dad

    XIXI, Taiwan – The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scramblin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • House votes to boost child tax credit

    WASHINGTON – More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a d ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Resumption of adoptions from Congo urged

    With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Harvard library hosting Lincoln exhibit

    HARVARD – If the box office circa 2012 wasn’t proof enough, a traveling Abraham Lincoln library exhibit – perched in Harvard for the next six weeks – ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Florida man arrested in McHenry County commits suicide

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A Florida man who was arrested in McHenry County this month has committed suicide after posting $200,000 for his temporary release from ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Tax revenue diminished, but Minooka residents untroubled by plant similar to Oakwood Hills proposal

    MINOOKA – While opposition continues to flare over a proposed $450 million natural gas power plant in Oakwood Hills, the 13-year presence of a similar ...
    UPDATED: July 26, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Judge orders 38 years for 'brutal' knife attack

    WOODSTOCK – Though Kelly Krause and Jim McGIll lived through a brutal attack, though they survived 23 knife wounds, part of them died the night Jimmy ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • ATF director to tour new Chicago gun center

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois toured a new Chicago center authorities say may help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 pm
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