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  • Search expands for missing AirAsia passenger jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia – Search planes and ships from several countries on Monday were scouring Indonesian waters over which an AirAsia jet carrying 162 ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Harvard District 50, Woodstock District 200 show support for enterprise zone applications

    An enterprise zone application to the state from Harvard and Woodstock now has support from local school districts as well.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa

    GUECKEDOU, Guinea – West Africa's fight to contain Ebola has hampered the campaign against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that is claimi ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • 1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster

    ATHENS, Greece – More than 200 passengers and crew remained trapped on a burning ferry and adrift in rough seas between Italy and Albania early Monday ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • U.S., NATO mark end of 13-year war in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The war in Afghanistan, fought for 13 bloody years and still raging, came to a formal end Sunday with a quiet flag-lowering cerem ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Key decisions on drones likely from Congress

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • 5 dead in apartment building fire near San Antonio

    CASTLE HILLS, Texas – Five people died Sunday after a fire broke out at a senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • GOP puts up a bigger tent for minority challenge

    WASHINGTON – The faces of the Republican Party’s most ambitious members are changing.Long criticized ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Blind judge making history on Michigan's top court

    DETROIT – Richard Bernstein officially joins the Michigan Supreme Court in a few days. But he's been working off the clock since November, preparing f ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • New app aimed at reducing deaths in grain bins

    BLOOMINGTON – A new app could help reduce the number of fatal grain bin entrapments that occur in Illinois.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Suburban mall set to reopen after evening incident

    CHICAGO RIDGE – Police are investigating after an incident at a suburban Chicago mall led to an evening closure.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • New state office to help resolve condo disputes

    CHICAGO – Illinois officials will have a role in resolving disputes between condominium owners and associations under a plan signed into law over the ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Chicago could report lowest homicide number in decades

    CHICAGO – Authorities say Chicago could close out 2014 with the lowest number of homicides in decades.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • MCC offers real estate agent training in McHenry

    McHENRY – McHenry County College is offering a two-course program to get students ready to become real estate agents.
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Family exploration program to learn about animal tracks in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Animal tracks will be the focus on January’s Lost Valley Ventures.The program, which is d ...
    Dec. 28, 2014 - 11:06 pm
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