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  • Hunting of bobcats up to outgoing Illinois governor

    ST. LOUIS – Ken Staley spends days setting traps in pursuit of beavers, otters, raccoons and muskrats. Yet the southwestern Illinois man for years has ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Man gets 9 years for role in liquor store heist

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois – A southwestern Illinois man has been ordered to spend more than nine years in federal prison for his role in a Belleville l ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Defense bill includes New Philadelphia provision

    BARRY – Illinois’ senators say federal defense legislation includes a request to study if a National Park designation is merited for the New Philadelp ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Police investigate teenager’s shooting death

    CHICAGO–Chicago police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager during what his aunt says was an attempt to steal his jacket.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Nonprofit Notebook for Dec. 15

    Volunteers needed for senior transportation program CRYSTAL LAKE – Senior Care Volunteer Network, a ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • On the Record with: Crystal Lake man crafts cannons as he loses sight

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The workshop was filled with cannons, varying in size, made of metal and wood, and all different.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Chimney fire in Cary results in no injuries

    CARY – A chimney fire was out by the time firefighters arrived at the Cary home, a fire official said.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Marengo crash sends driver to the hospital

    MARENGO –A woman was taken to the hospital after her car hit some trees Sunday evening, a fire official said.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Auburn redshirt freshman football player Jakell Mitchell shot, killed

    AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn Unive ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Jeb Bush keeps on mulling presidential run for 2016

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Jeb Bush's big donors and allies are tantalized by his promise to decide "in short order" whether to run for president.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • American illegally in North Korea says he's not detained

    PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Sunday presented to the media an American man who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • 2 Chicago south suburbs men get 95 years in Park Forest shooting death

    MARKHAM — Two men from the south suburbs of Chicago will each serve 95 years in prison for the 2010 shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Park Forest ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • McHenry County microbreweries giving spent grains to farmers

    At Scorched Earth Brewing in Algonquin, grain is warmed and broken up during the brewing process, and it is coarsely ground. This allows the brewers t ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Obama sent $1.1T spending bill

    WASHINGTON – Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama’s signature late Saturday night after a day of Senate intrigue ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 11:09 pm
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