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  • Off-duty Chicago police officer shot, wounded

    CHICAGO — An off-duty Chicago police has been shot and wounded.A Police Department news release says ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Mayor of Jerusalem vows to calm city

    JERUSALEM – Jerusalem’s mayor on Thursday called for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, as police beefed up security after a Palestinia ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the capital remain empty, an unintend ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Three states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

    WASHINGTON – Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those s ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Border deaths drop to 15-year low

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants tu ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Gary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildings

    GARY, Ind. – The two-bedroom home in Gary’s Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring ’20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled wit ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois sets up Ebola task force

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois has formed a task force to advise on responding to the Ebola virus.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Cheaper fuel helps United's third quarter profit take off

    CHICAGO – United Airlines appears to be hitting its stride after struggling to make a 2010 merger pay off.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Judge questions $75 million NCAA concussion settlement

    CHICAGO – The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

    CHICAGO – A new railroad overpass in Chicago is helping untangle the worst choke point in the nation’s rail network, speeding up passenger service and ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Lisa Madigan's decree prompts officials to rethink vote-counting

    SPRINGFIELD – With less than two weeks until Illinois’ high-stakes elections, an attorney general opinion has some officials rethinking vote-counting ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Lemonade Brigade raising money for deputies shot in Holiday Hills, suspect's family

    McHENRY – The dining room table of Aubrey Hennig’s home is covered in donations of raffle items, lemonade mix and stacks of cups.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • South tops Central in FVC crossover title match

    The in FVC crossover title match Thursday in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake South beat Crystal Lake Central, 25-19, 25-21.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Pit bull attacks mail carrier in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A mail carrier on Thursday was attacked by a pit bull, the Carpentersville Police Department said.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:52 am
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