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  • Unruly passenger forces Delta plane to land in Albuquerque

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Authorities say a disruptive passenger forced a Delta Air Lines flight from At ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 26, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Wake to be held for 1 of 2 slain NYPD officers

    NEW YORK – Mourners will gather Friday at a Queens church for the wake of a New York Police Depa ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Wheelchair fire forces nursing home evacuation

    WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Officials say more than 40 residents of a suburban Buffalo nursing home had ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 7:12 am
  • Pedestrian struck, killed by Metra train north of Cary depot

    CARY – A pedestrian was fatally struck by an inbound Metra train shortly after 6 a.m. Friday, a Metra spokesman said.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • Tuscaloosa police probe killing of man found Christmas Day

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Police in Tuscaloosa are investigating a killing at an apartment complex. The T ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 6:50 am
  • Motorcyclist sentenced in girlfriend's crash death

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – A suburban Indianapolis man will spend one year in work release and a year on home detention after pleading guilty to charges in a ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 6:47 am
  • 1 dead, 1 critical after wreck involving fleeing truck

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are searching for two men involved in a Christmas Day accident that ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 6:44 am
  • Resident, firefighter injuried in fire outside Crystal Lake

    BURTONS BRIDGE – A kitchen fire Friday sent one woman to the hospital for smoke inhalation and left one firefighter with a minor ankle injury, a fire ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 6:42 am
  • Chicago police: Officer shot person who attacked with knife

    CHICAGO – Chicago police say an officer shot and injured a person who lunged at the officer with a ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Restoration work set for suburban forest preserve

    WHEELING – Restoration work begins this month on hundreds of acres of Cook County preserve land in ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 6:24 am
  • Detente spawns Cuban worry on US migration rights

    HAVANA – Like tens of thousands of Cubans, Gerardo Luis wants to get to the United States and he’s suddenly worried that time may be running out.
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Nevada goats help eat, recycle Christmas trees

    RENO, Nev. – Goats are known to eat just about anything, but it didn't dawn on Vince Thomas until recently that the menu might include Christmas trees ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • McHenry County Board to begin rules review

    WOODSTOCK – Rewriting the McHenry County Board’s rules to account for a popularly-elected chairman will start with a review of rules from counties tha ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

    VATICAN CITY – A somber Pope Francis steeped his Christmas message to the world Thursday in sadness for those with little cause for joy – abused child ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Clemency applicants wait for Gov. Quinn’s action

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn granted 179 clemency petitions in time for Christmas, but thousands of other applicants are anxiously awaiting word on past c ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 10:02 pm
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