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  • Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

    BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian military aircraft crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as th ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • DuPage County report first West Nile virus case

    WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The DuPage Health Department on Monday announced the county's first reported human case of West Nile virus this year.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:40 am
  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Hurricane Odile slams Mexico’s Baja California

    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico – Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything fr ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON – Two Vietnam War soldiers – one still living, one killed in action – received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony Monday, nearly ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Hundreds flee California wildfires; homes burn

    SAN FRANCISCO – Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, includin ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarter ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • United offers up to $100K severance if workers leave

    DALLAS – United Airlines reached a deal with the flight attendants’ union to offer up to $100,000 in severance for workers who leave the company.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Wheeling police car hits, kills pedestrian

    WHEELING – An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Nearly 100 groups form school funding coalition

    AURORA – Nearly 100 organizations are joining together to push Illinois lawmakers to pass a school funding reform proposal in the spring.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Rockford gun victim dies after police interview

    ROCKFORD – A Rockford man with multiple gunshot wounds died after telling police he didn’t know who shot him, Rockford police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library’s short list

    WASHINGTON – Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama’s future presidential library.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • McHenry School District 156 approves $31.8 budget with safety upgrades, maintenance

    McHENRY – Repaving parking lots, security upgrades and a new school resource officer are some of the projects and initiatives outlined in District 156 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Crystal Lake participating in Rail Safety Week

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To promote rail safety awareness and education, the Crystal Lake Police Department is participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, which ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Cary to discuss zoning change signs

    CARY – If there is a zoning change request in the future, the property involved might have a sign to alert nearby residents.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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