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  • Trade deal, Keystone open Clinton to flip-flop charges

    WASHINGTON – Martin O’Malley was blunt when he learned Hillary Rodham Clinton had announced her opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal. “Wow, that’s a ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Illinois Gov. Rauner ends quarter with $19M in campaign fund

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • House bill would cut prison time for some offenders

    WASHINGTON – In a rare move for the bitterly partisan House, Republicans and Democrats have come together to propose major legislation that would redu ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • After Obama apology, medical charity presses probe request

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A day after President Barack Obama apologized for a tragic U.S. airstrike that killed at least 22 people at a hospital run by Doc ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Israeli leader calls for calm amid spiraling attacks

    JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to calm Israelis Thursday as a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks spread deeper into Israel and ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Illinois approves 3,100 medical marijuana patients

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 100 more approval letters sent in September.SPRINGFIELD ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people during the h ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Volkswagen executive apologizes but says scandal not his fault

    WASHINGTON – Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • NATO leaves door open for troops to remain in Afghanistan

    BRUSSELS – Urged on by the United States, NATO is open to keeping more troops in Afghanistan than initially planned after 2016, but officials said Thu ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Democrats warn Illinois could go broke without state budget

    CHICAGO – Illinois will run out of money to operate in a matter of months if lawmakers can’t agree on a state budget, top Democrats warned Thursday, b ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Woodstock residents to hold Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser Sunday

    WOODSTOCK – A fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project will be held Sunday in Woodstock.From 1 to ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Illinois Triathlon Championship will not return to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Illinois Triathlon Championship will not be returning to Three Oaks Recreation Area for a third year, a city official said.
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Cary community helps raise money for 8-year-old with cancer

    CARY – When Matt Batt and John Dunkin found out Brock Iverson, the vivacious 8-year-old they coached in baseball and football, had been diagnosed with ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • McHenry District 156 school board, teachers union continue to negotiate salary schedule, insurance

    McHENRY – The McHenry Community High School Educators’ Association and the District 156 school board remained at the bargaining table late Thursday ni ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Lake in the Hills to host disc golf tournament for beginners, amateurs

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A one-day tournament will pit pairs against each other in three rounds of disc golf.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:51 pm
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