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  • Germanwings plane crashes in French Alps, kills 150 passengers

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France – A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what c ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Timeline: Plane that crashed in French Alps never sent out distress signal

    5:25 p.m. (11:25 a.m. CT)A spokesman for the French Civil Aviation authority says the plane that cra ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Gender gap: Male nurses earn more money than female RNs, study finds

    CHICAGO — Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • McHenry County College to offer associates degree in paralegal studies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A program specifically tailored for paralegal work in McHenry County and the greater Chicago area is starting this fall at McHenry Coun ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Open house set at Barlina House Preschool

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Families interested in registering at Barlina House Preschool can get a look at the Crystal Lake Park District facility at an upcoming ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • No one injured in Woodstock apartment fire

    WOODSTOCK – No one was injured after a space heater caused a small fire in a Woodstock apartment Monday night, fire officials said.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for March 24; Obama to talk with Afghan president about troop pullout

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 24, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • 3 state workers seek to join Rauner lawsuit over union dues

    CHICAGO – Three Illinois state employees on Monday sought to join Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit against labor unions, a legal maneuver aimed at trying t ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Lakewood recognized for 14th year as Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation

    LAKEWOOD – The village of Lakewood has been named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation for the 14th year.
    March 24, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Police: No evidence of gang rape at University of Virginia

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A four-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia that Rolling Stone magazine described ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

    LYNCHBURG, Va. – Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to imagine a ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • ACLU: Chicago police had higher stop-and-frisk rate than NYC

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much higher rate last summer than their New York City counterpart ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama's tax increases

    WASHINGTON – House Democrats Monday unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget plan for next year that mirrors President Barack Obama's call for $1.8 trillion in ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Wisconsin woman fatally stabbed inside Illinois hospital

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE – Authorities say a 42-year-old Wisconsin woman was fatally stabbed by a family member inside a northeastern Illinois hospital.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Israel's Netanyahu apologizes to country's Arab minority

    JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament electio ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
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