• NEA wants Duncan's resignation

    WASHINGTON — The nation's largest teachers' union wants Education Secretary Arne Duncan to quit.Dele ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Flooding closes 2 Mississippi River bridges

    ST. LOUIS — Two Mississippi River bridges were closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there is growing concern that conditions ...
    July 7, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Baby falls from second-floor window in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A 10-month-old child has been hospitalized after falling from a second floor window of a Chicago home.
    July 7, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Illinois Democrats outpace GOP in fundraising

    CHICAGO — Illinois Democrats are outpacing their Republican counterparts in fundraising so far in the 2014 election cycle.
    July 7, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Harvard police reports for July 7, 2014

    •A 17-year-old Wisconsin boy was charged Friday, June 6, with possession of a controlled substance and minor in possession of alcohol.
    July 7, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Hines Supply’s new BBQ Crew makes summer sizzle

    Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Hines Supply’s new BBQ Crew is waiting to bring its ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • McHenry police blotter for July 7, 2014

    • Sergio Q. Cruz, 19, 419 N. Madison St., Woodstock, was charged Wednesday, May 28, with mob action and battery.
    July 7, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • 2 men sentenced in Detroit attack on motorist

    DETROIT – One man has been sentenced to prison and a second must serve probation for a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist.
    July 7, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • House explodes in West Frankfort, 1 injured

    WEST FRANKFORT – A house exploded in southern Illinois and a 20-year-old man was injured.Police say ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Northern California wildfire challenges crews

    WINTERS, Calif. (AP) — Rugged terrain, shifting winds and hot, dry conditions hampered efforts to contain a wildfire in Northern California that burne ...
    July 7, 2014 - 7:27 am
  • Pistorius: Last witness testifies for defense

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The defense team for Oscar Pistorius plans to close its case after its last witness, a physician who has treated the ath ...
    July 7, 2014 - 7:20 am
  • Sentencing nears for former New Orleans mayor

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's steep descent from the days when he was seen as a fresh-faced reformer continues this week whe ...
    July 7, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • SCID now part of newborn screening in Illinois

    DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Illinois newborn babies are now being screened for a rare disease called severe combined immunodeficiency.
    July 7, 2014 - 7:01 am
  • Judge to mull senator’s suit over health exchanges

    MADISON, Wis. – A federal judge will hear arguments this week on whether to toss a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging rules that force congressional m ...
    July 6, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Tight Illinois budget still contains pet projects

    CHICAGO – The new state budget signed by Gov. Pat Quinn last week left lawmakers from both parties unhappy – but it didn’t leave them empty-handed.
    July 6, 2014 - 11:24 pm
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