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  • 'Right to Try' bill would give access to experimental drugs

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Illinois lawmakers want terminally ill patients to have access to experimental and unapproved treatments.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive after swap deadline

    TOKYO – The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Bomb blast at Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan kills 56

    ISLAMABAD – A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, killing at least 56 people an ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Illinois threaten to withhold funds if district don't test

    CHICAGO – Illinois State Board of Education officials are threatening to withhold funds from any school district failing to administer a new statewide ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • U.S. mulls Middle East-North Africa category for 2020 Census

    DETROIT – The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year Cen ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • White House grapples with fraught terrorism language

    WASHINGTON – Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Marengo man accidentally shoots self, son; suffers minor injuries

    MARENGO – A Marengo man and his 14-year-old son were taken to a hospital after a gun accidentally fired while the man was cleaning it.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Federal prosecutors drop dozens of stash house sting charges

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago has quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from undercover stings inv ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Pro wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, hides food in fanny pack

    PHILADELPHIA – Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner defends paying staff more than Quinn

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner defended paying his top staff members significantly more than his predecessor, explaining Friday that he will pay what is ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • With high obesity rates in field, McHenry County police, firefighters strive for fitness

    WOODSTOCK – Chief Ralph Webster has one word for the men and women at his fire department."You want ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers: Zoning hearing for District 155 rescheduled

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will not before the city's Planning and Zoning Commission next week as or ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • McHenry man fails to appear for sex crime sentencing, judge gives 24 years

    WOODSTOCK – A no-bond warrant was issued for a McHenry man who, if apprehended, will spend the next 20 years in prison for sex acts committed with a y ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man's child pornography charges reduced, autism treatment ordered

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man must attend treatment for his autism diagnosis, as part of a sentencing agreement stemming from child pornography ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Huntley High School grad 2015 Miss Illinois speaks at Leggee Elementary (with video)

    HUNTLEY – First-grader at Leggee Elementary School Penny Bollman has dreams of exploring the world one day. Standing next to her Friday morning, fifth ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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