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  • 164 skydivers smash head-down world record in Illinois

    OTTAWA – Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Taking on Bush and Rubio, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo end

    MIAMI – Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GO ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Blago attorney says he’ll ask full court for rehearing

    CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel of three judges rece ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in W. Africa

    LONDON – An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Afri ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Judge refuses to toss suit over red light cameras

    CHICAGO – A request by the city of Chicago to toss a lawsuit challenging the fairness and constitutionality of its controversial red light camera prog ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack t ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Chicago poised to require breast-feeding rooms at airports

    CHICAGO – City Council members recommended Friday that lactation rooms be placed in every terminal at Chicago’s two major airports, a move that one al ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Adult, youth triathlon set for Sunday

    WOODSTOCK – The fifth annual we.CAN.tri triathlon sprint and children’s triathlon will be held Sunday in Woodstock.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • One hospitalized after vehicle reportedly strikes bicyclist in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One person was taken to get medical attention by the driver of the vehicle that reportedly struck the person, who was on a bike, fire o ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 7:51 am
  • Cary community organizes around Maplewood School property

    CARY – As government agencies in Cary unite and the process to decide the fate of the long-discussed Maplewood property continues, area residents are ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin woman 'dances through' cancer

    ALGONQUIN – It's become a run-of-the-mill occurrence for Colleen Madeya to receive videos of friends, family and strangers dancing before a camera.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington modernization, improvements on schedule

    BARRINGTON – More and more pieces of the years-long, $247 million modernization project at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington are coming to ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock teen cited in 2-vehicle crash

    WOODSTOCK – Police cited a 16-year-old from Woodstock after a crash that sent an 84-year-old woman to the hospital Friday, officials said.
    July 31, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Hillary Clinton email disclosure slowed by security concerns

    WASHINGTON – The State Department released fewer than expected numbers of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Friday, saying its process was slowed becaus ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Delays expected as paving starts in McHenry along Route 31, Bull Valley Road

    McHENRY – Drivers can expect delays along Route 31 and Bull Valley Road as paving starts, the engineering firm warns.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 2:10 am
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