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  • Chicago holiday lights festival set for Saturday

    CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected in downtown Chicago for the annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Lincoln Library unveils new Lincoln exhibit

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is opening a new exhibit on the 16th president.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Flooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • Strong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano city

    TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday night, causing at least one building to collapse and injuring several people, accord ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Kerry says gaps remain in talks about Iran's nukes

    VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of "serious gaps" in the talks about a nuclear deal with Iran, but as Monday's deadline ap ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Official: Ferguson grand jury still meeting

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Fe ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Agency: Schools helped Lanza’s mom ‘appease’ him

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Adam Lanza’s parents and educators contributed to his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook Elemen ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Man charged in wife’s death to undergo mental exam

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. – A judge in Wisconsin has ordered a mental exam for an Illinois man accused of killing his estranged wife with a hatchet-type we ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 4 injured in Chicago Macy’s kitchen accident

    CHICAGO – Chicago fire officials said four people were hurt when an aerosol can ruptured during a cooking demonstration at the Macy’s store in the cit ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Fall harvest nearly complete in central Illinois

    PEORIA – A successful harvest season is wrapping up in central Illinois as farmers finish gathering their corn and soybean crops from the fields.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • CTA approves 2015 budget with no fare increases

    CHICAGO – There are no fare increases in the budget that the Chicago Transit Authority board has approved for next year.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • New study shows impact of military in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – A new report has found that the military and defense industry provides 150,000 jobs and $13.3 billion in economic activity to Illinois.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Rollover crash sends one to hospital in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A rollover crash Friday evening sent one person to the hospital, a fire official said.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Wonder Lake man sentenced to 5 years for drug case

    WOODSTOCK – A judge ordered a five-year prison term on 2012 drugs charges for a Wonder Lake man prosecutors said was a known heroin dealer and once li ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:18 pm
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