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  • Truck hits college softball team's bus, killing 4

    DAVIS, Okla. – A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team's bus, killing f ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Ex-Sen. Roland Burris an issue in Chicago trial

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a fed ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers

    CHICAGO – The nation's air travel system began to slowly recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic co ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Johnsburg beats Richmond-Burton, 35-13

    The high school football game between Johnsburg and Richmond-Burton on Friday, September 26, 2014 in Johnsburg. Johnsburg beat Richmond-Burton, 35-13.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • U.S.-led strikes hit IS group as coalition grows

    BEIRUT – American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists i ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Freed Nigerian schoolgirl comes home

    JOHANNESBURG – The first of Nigeria’s kidnapped “Chibok girls” to make it home after being released by her Islamic extremist captors spent a tortured ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Illinois air traffic center fire snarls flights

    CHICAGO – A contract employee set a fire at an Aurora air traffic control center where he worked, bringing two of the nation’s busiest airports to a h ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Ferguson unrest persists despite chief’s gesture

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief’s attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an u ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Treasurer hopefuls look to boost office image

    SPRINGFIELD – Two candidates vying to be Illinois’ next chief investment officer have different ideas about how to restore the image of the Treasurer’ ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • O’Hare flight delay cancels Steinem stop with Quinn

    CHICAGO – Famed women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem’s trip to Chicago was postponed Friday because of travel disruptions at O’Hare International Ai ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • New Woodstock School District 200 superintendent gets reacquainted with community

    WOODSTOCK – Returning home nearly 23 years after completing his Woodstock education, Mike Moan has been busy reacquainting himself with the community ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Cary-Grove defeats Huntley, 42-14

    Cary-Grove defeated Huntley during Friday's football game at Cary-Grove High School. ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • 3 Crystal Lake businesses cited for selling alcohol to a minor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three Crystal Lake businesses were cited for selling alcohol to a minor during a recent police compliance check.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 7:27 pm
  • Walk to End Alzheimer's is Sunday at Lake in the Hills' Sunset Park

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Nearly 500 people from McHenry County are expected to take part in an annual event for Alzheimer’s awareness, according to a news ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:58 pm
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