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  • Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that ki ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Cary family escapes house fire that spread from garage Friday night

    CARY – Firefighters were able to control a garage fire that quickly spread into a home in about 15 minutes Friday night after the homeowner who discov ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Obama says Putin wrong on Syria but no 'proxy war'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday vehemently rejected Russia's military actions in Syria as self-defeating and dismissed the idea that Mos ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan steps down after 7-year term

    WASHINGTON – Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step down fo ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • St. Louis County police urged to strengthen protest planning

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County police must strengthen policies for handling protests, improve training on diversity and community policing, and do a bet ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army bo ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Illinois treasurer warns of effects of budget impasse

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs has warned the state's top leaders that the budget impasse could affect "critically important" services ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois tax break deals yield uncertain results for state

    CHICAGO – A newspaper analysis shows that companies who receive tax breaks through Illinois' primary job-creation program often don't add jobs and som ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Doctors Without Borders: Afghan clinic bombed, 3 staff dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Doctors Without Borders says three members of its staff are dead and 30 missing after their hospital in the northern Afghan city ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Rauner: Illinois budget standoff 'could go on for a while'

    EFFINGHAM – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says the standoff over a state budget "could go on for a while" but his administration is prepared to continue ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Lakemoor police use naloxone to save man suspected of heroin overdose

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor police used naloxone to save a 27-year-old man suspected of overdosing on heroin Thursday, police said.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Illinois Solar Tour stops at Woodstock, Crystal Lake, Bull Valley homes

    WOODSTOCK – The 12-foot solar panels behind Michael Dudek’s Woodstock home are his favorite feature.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Mooseheart students tour manufacturers in Cary, Spring Grove

    CARY – Bryce Chapline hadn’t considered manufacturing as a career until Friday.Chapline, 18, took a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Residents voice concerns about Fox River Grove public works facility plans

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Several residents from the neighborhood surrounding the village’s planned public works facility voiced concerns about the building a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock crash sends motorcyclist to hospital

    LAKEWOOD – One person was flown to a hospital after a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle Friday evening, Woodstock fire officials said.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:01 am
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