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  • Motorcycle driver injured after Richmond crash with pickup truck

    RICHMOND – A crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle sent one person to an area hospital Monday afternoon, fire officials said.
    NEW: April 27, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • University of Chicago Medical Center nurses set to strike

    CHICAGO — A union representing more than 1,500 registered nurses is planning a strike at University of Chicago Medical Center to call attention to iss ...
    April 27, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Illinois budget cuts to affect college students, sickle cell center

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A bipartisan deal to cut $300 million in spending in Illinois is set to affect college students, as well as Chicago residents with ...
    April 27, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Appellate court hears Mario Casciaro's Johnsburg murder appeal

    ELGIN – Attorneys made oral arguments Monday before a panel of three judges who will now decide whether to overturn or affirm the first-degree murder ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • Crystal Lake Girl Scouts pay it forward with free doughnuts (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With 200 doughnut holes in hand, three Crystal Lake Girl Scouts darted through the crowds at the Crystal Lake Metra station Monday morn ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Woodstock father accused of shaking 4-month-old baby, fracturing boy's skull

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man faces aggravated battery charges after he allegedly shook his 4-month-old son violently and fractured the baby's skull, po ...
    UPDATED: April 27, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • A look at judge, lawyers in Aurora, Colorado theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Key players in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.Crystal Lake-n ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 27; Nepalese expats try to reach trapped victims

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 27, 2015 - 7:27 am
  • Shocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake that killed 2,500

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan natio ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Family, friends in Baltimore mourn death of arrested man

    BALTIMORE – Mourners filed for hours Sunday past the coffin of the man who died after sustaining serious injuries in the custody of Baltimore police, ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Boko Haram attacks Niger army base, defense ministry says

    NIAMEY, Niger – Suspected Boko Haram fighters in motorized canoes attacked a Niger army base on an island in Lake Chad, the body of water touching all ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

    DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. – Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that c ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Japan’s prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the U.S. on Sunday for a weeklong visit to showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • ISP investigates East St. Louis Housing Authority shooting

    EAST ST. LOUIS – Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting involving an East St. Louis Housing Authority police officer that left one man inj ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • ‘Batman’ killer studied brain disorders before mass murder

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – James Holmes was growing volatile well before he put on a gas mask and body armor, strapped on a rifle, shotgun, pistol and ammuni ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:48 pm
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