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  • Harvard begins considering property tax levy increase

    HARVARD – How much, if any, should the city raise its property tax levy is a question the City Council is considering.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Investigator: Alstory Simon confessed to 1982 double killing multiple times

    CHICAGO — The private investigator who got a man to confess to a 1982 double killing says he has no regrets after a Cook County judge ordered the man ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Wonder Lake man denies charges in McHenry crash that killed teen skateboarder

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old Wonder Lake man accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a McHenry teenager denied all allegations against him.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Teen injured after Lake in the Hills rollover crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old man was transported to an area hospital Wednesday night after a rollover crash in Lake in the Hills.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • New York street harassment on display in viral video from Hollaback

    NEW YORK — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street ha ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Brutal winter could be deadly for war-torn eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset

    STOCKHOLM — Sweden's new left-leaning government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state — a move that comes during increased tensions between Arab ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • U.S. Senate control could turn on 2 independents' moves

    WASHINGTON — After millions of Americans vote next week, it's possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.The public declaration, in an essay written ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in Maine for 2nd time, taking bike ride

    FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her p ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Woodstock High teacher earns state recognition

    WOODSTOCK – The state education board recently recognized a Woodstock High School English teacher for his work in the classroom.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Residents: Islamic State group kills 30 Iraqi men

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday, an official and residents said, the latest mass ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Three lanes of Addams Tollway opening

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Illinois Tollway is opening three lanes of roadway in each direction between Rockford and Elgin as part of a $2.5 billion rebuildi ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Joseph McGraw named new chairman of chief judges body

    CHICAGO – A northern Illinois judge who helped implement a cameras-in-court program has been selected as chairman of a committee composed of chief jud ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Jesus Garcia says he can raise $3M for mayoral campaign

    CHICAGO – A county commissioner hoping to unseat Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he’ll need at least $3 million to do so.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:15 am
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