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  • House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Hurricane Odile slams Mexico’s Baja California

    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico – Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything fr ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON – Two Vietnam War soldiers – one still living, one killed in action – received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony Monday, nearly ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Hundreds flee California wildfires; homes burn

    SAN FRANCISCO – Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, includin ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarter ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • United offers up to $100K severance if workers leave

    DALLAS – United Airlines reached a deal with the flight attendants’ union to offer up to $100,000 in severance for workers who leave the company.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Wheeling police car hits, kills pedestrian

    WHEELING – An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Nearly 100 groups form school funding coalition

    AURORA – Nearly 100 organizations are joining together to push Illinois lawmakers to pass a school funding reform proposal in the spring.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Rockford gun victim dies after police interview

    ROCKFORD – A Rockford man with multiple gunshot wounds died after telling police he didn’t know who shot him, Rockford police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library’s short list

    WASHINGTON – Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama’s future presidential library.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Safety upgrades, maintenance part of approved District 156 budget

    McHENRY – Repaving parking lots, security upgrades and a new school resource officer are some of the projects and initiatives outlined in District 156 ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake participating in Rail Safety Week

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To promote rail safety awareness and education, the Crystal Lake Police Department is participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, which ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Cary to discuss zoning change signs

    CARY – If there is a zoning change request in the future, the property involved might have a sign to alert nearby residents.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Architect who created dirt road that became Randall dies in Arizona at 93

    Robert J. Cantrell, the architect whose 1949 dirt road eventually became Randall Road, died Aug. 18 in an assisted living facility in Arizona of conge ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • D-300 looking for community applicants to fill new committee

    CARPENTERSVILLE – District 300 is looking for interested residents to fill a position on a new board committee designed to better engage the community ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:03 pm
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