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  • Potential Maplewood developer to present at Cary District 26 board meeting

    CARY – A possible developer for the vacant Maplewood School property owned by Cary District 26 is scheduled to make his pitch to school board members.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb couple accused of sexually assaulting a teen in Cortland

    SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb residents remained in DeKalb County Jail on Monday on allegations that they sexually assaulted a teenager in May, authorities sa ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Senate rejects Keystone pipeline – but GOP vows replay

    WASHINGTON – In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night aimed at forcing completi ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Destroy synagogue attackers' homes

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister has ordered authorities to destroy the homes of the attackers who killed four people in a Jerusalem synagogue.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as minority leader

    WASHINGTON – Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Illinois corn, soybean harvests nearly complete

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois farmers are in the homestretch of bringing in their corn and soybeans from the fields.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 8:15 am
  • Pilot in small plane crash near Midway Airport in Chicago dies

    CHICAGO – A small twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a home on Chicago's southwest side Tuesday, killing the pilot but sparing a couple who were asl ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • No one injured after fire at Huntley McDonald's

    HUNTLEY – There were no injuries, but minor damage after a fire broke out at a Huntley McDonald's early Tuesday morning, the Huntley fire chief said.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Tough stances from Putin, Merkel over Ukraine

    MOSCOW – The leaders of Russia and Germany squared off over Ukraine from opposite sides of the globe, with Vladimir Putin warning that Moscow will not ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Pope confirms Philly trip for meeting

    PHILADELPHIA – Organizers of the World Meeting of Families for months were coy when asked if Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia for the massive R ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Man who died from Ebola endured treatment delays

    OMAHA, Neb. – A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first sta ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Cruise that saw outbreak ends in LA; ship cleaned

    LOS ANGELES – A nearly monthlong cruise that saw more than 170 passengers get sick with the gastrointestinal illness norovirus has ended in Los Angele ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Europeans have role in beheading video

    PARIS – The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Huge solar plant lags in early production

    LOS ANGELES – The largest solar power plant of its type in the world – once promoted as a turning point in green energy – isn’t producing as much ener ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • House GOP delays votes on committee chairmen

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans are choosing new leaders for several important congressional committees, but the process is taking a little longer than ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
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