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  • Cook County investigating Dolton Animal Hospital after 4 dead dogs found at facility

    DOLTON, Ill. — A suburban Chicago animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County auth ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • 4 men held without bond in Chicago South Side boy's death

    CHICAGO — Four men charged last week in the death of a 9-year-old boy who was gunned down in a backyard after running from his Chicago home have been ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop

    CHICAGO – Catholic Latinos went to Mass on Sunday hopeful that the incoming archbishop of Chicago will continue to speak out for immigration reform an ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Deadline ahead for Illinois marijuana businesses

    CHICAGO – With a Monday afternoon deadline approaching, people who want to own medical marijuana businesses in Illinois are hurrying to complete their ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Libertarian could help tip Illinois governor race

    SPRINGFIELD – The Libertarian running for Illinois governor recognizes he has little chance of winning the November election, but he could play a sign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Aviation industry in Chicago to draw up new routes

    CHICAGO – About 3,000 decision makers in the aviation and tourism sectors have gathered in Chicago for a global conference starting Sunday to forge co ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • GOP’s Rauner gets another $1M from hedge fund CEO

    SPRINGFIELD – A Chicago hedge fund manager has donated another $1 million to GOP Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner, according to state campaign ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Lawmaker wants pumpkin to be official Illinois pie

    SPRINGFIELD – Pumpkins are big business in Illinois. A state lawmaker has a sweet idea for making sure people know it: he wants to make pumpkin pie th ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Northwestern gets grant to prevent sexual assaults

    EVANSTON – Northwestern University in Evanston has been awarded a grant to help prevent sexual assaults on campus, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s office anno ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Police: Member of the Jesse White Tumbling team killed

    CHICAGO – A teenager shot to death as he walked along a North Side Chicago street was identified Friday as a member of the Jesse White Tumbling Team.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Blind announcer aims to inspire

    PEORIA – Bryce Weiler can shoot 70 percent from the free-throw line, play catch on a baseball field and deliver a stunningly researched, passionate co ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Pope chooses moderate Blase Cupich for Chicago archbishop

    As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Major issues in Illinois governor's race examined

    Voters on Nov. 4 will decide the ongoing bare-knuckle fight for governor between incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Quinn: No pension 'plan B' before court ruling

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois' pension crisis despite urgent fina ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • Twitter parody plays differently in middle America

    CHICAGO – Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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