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  • Indiana police retrace steps of suspected serial killer in Gary

    GARY, Ind. — Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed t ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

    NEW YORK — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could ca ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for Oct. 21, 2014

    • Michael J. Schiller, 39, 11607 Daniel Lane, Huntley, was charged Thursday, Sept. 18, with retail theft.
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • New Ebola screening at Chicago O'Hare, other airports, Homeland Security orders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • U.S. existing home sales rise in September

    WASHINGTON — U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

    WASHINGTON — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • World Health Organization: Ebola vaccine trials in West Africa in January

    GENEVA — Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as lo ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Oscar Pistorius gets 5 years for killing girlfriend in South Africa

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for k ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Bement bus driver charged with sexually abusing teen

    BEMENT (AP) — Central Illinois authorities have charged a former school bus driver and assistant high school cheerleading sponsor who they say sexuall ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Holiday Hills man accused of shooting McHenry County deputies has bond increased to $7M

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge increased the bond to $7 million for the man accused of gunning down two deputies who responded to a domestic distu ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Champaign, University of Illinois police warn of robberies after campus attacks

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Champaign and University of Illinois police are urging people to travel in pairs following a string of attacks on campus.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • USDA: Illinois corn, soybean harvests slogs along

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn and soybean harvests in Illinois are limping along.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Bradley man has chance to gut alligators

    BRADLEY (AP) — A recent advertisement in a specialty publication for trappers probably wouldn't catch just any reader's eye. But it fascinated Rendal ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Illinois state superintendent: School funding problems to remain after election

    PEORIA (AP) — The Illinois state superintendent of schools says the outcome of the governor's race won't make a difference for the state's education f ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • 5 Illinois school districts testing emergency response system

    QUINCY (AP) — Five school districts in Illinois are testing an emergency response system that gives first responders instant access to information suc ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:24 am
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