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  • Video: Cop shot boy seconds after encountering him

    CLEVELAND –The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1 to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, poli ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • U.S. tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

    WASHINGTON – In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollu ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

    MINEOLA, N.Y. – A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Illinois panel OK's electricity line proposal

    ROCK ISLAND – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build an electricity line designed to bring wind energy from Iowa to the state.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois AG files notice of appeal in pension case

    CHICAGO – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed official notice that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconsti ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Food manufacturer expands in Chicago suburbs

    SOUTH ELGIN – A California-based fresh food manufacturer is expanding in the Chicago suburbs.Gov. Pa ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Heart stent for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 81

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

    NEW YORK – Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling i ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Clemency for man wrongfully jailed for 1991 murder

    CHICAGO – A man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in the 1991 murder of a suburban Chicago girl can take the final steps toward cleaning up his reco ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois doctor fined over medical marijuana slip

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators have disciplined a doctor who they say misled potential patients by offering preapproval for medical marijuana through a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson fi ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Turkey Testicle Festival a growing tradition in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Darcy Bauer checked off one item on her bucket list Wednesday. Bauer, who flew in to the a ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • 32nd annual Turkey Testicle Festival

    The 32th annual Turkey Testicle Festival Wednesday at the Parkside Pub in Huntley. ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Wisconsin man charged in fatal Route 120 crash

    VOLO –A Wisconsin man has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the Tuesday crash on Route 120 that kille ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:51 pm
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