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  • Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth

    NEW ORLEANS – As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tiss ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • More ID, bag checks on Europe's trains after foiled attack

    PARIS – European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed t ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Ridin' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP

    MINNEAPOLIS – The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper.Joe Biden may be consider ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Awards recognize Illinois students with big ideas

    URBANA – The University of Illinois is looking for high school students who are putting innovative ideas into action.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Authorities say carbon monoxide is cause of death of 2

    DES PLAINES – Authorities said carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death of two men found inside a suburban Chicago town house. The Cook County ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that h ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • 1 cited after Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK –A Woodstock woman was issued a citation after a rear-end crash Saturday morning, police said.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Officials say house fire that killed 2 in Chicago suspicious

    CHICAGO – Chicago Fire Department officials said a blaze that engulfed a home in minutes and killed two men is suspicious.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • 1 transported after Fox Lake area crash

    One person was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons after a two-vehicle crash Saturday in the Lake County Fox Lake area, police said.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Chicago police kill man they say tried to run over officers

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers have shot and killed a man who they said tried to run them over while fleeing the scene of a shooting. A statement r ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • TSA agent charged with molesting young woman at NYC airport

    NEW YORK – A former federal transportation security agent remained held on $3,000 bail Saturday after being charged with luring a 21-year-old Korean e ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • 2 Marengo men charged after landscaping burglaries

    Two Marengo men were charged Friday after several burglaries of commercial lawn equipment were reported in the McHenry County area, according to the M ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Man charged with murder in Houston area deputy shooting

    HOUSTON – Prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind w ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Illinois will be first state to lock painkiller pill bottles

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois will be the first state in the country to test out a pilot program that will put locking devices on some prescription painkille ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

    LOS ANGELES – Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall sco ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:45 am
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