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  • 18.5 tons of frozen chicken abandoned by driver at Montana truck stop

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An employee of an Idaho trucking company abandoned a semitrailer containing thousands of pounds of frozen chicken at a western ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • 2024 Olympics host city candidates hope to learn from Chicago, USOC's loss

    CHICAGO — Every day for a year after his most painful professional setback, the chief of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics got hit with some form of ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • University of Illinois bioscience professor, 99, continues research

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Targeting a primary cause of heart disease might be enough for one research lifetime, but Fred Kummerow doesn't rest on past gl ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Peoria driver sentenced for 13th revoked license count in Illinois

    LEWISTOWN, Ill. — A Peoria man has been sentenced to 3 years in prison after pleading guilty to his 13th count of driving with a revoked license.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Chicago's O'Hare International reclaims world's busiest airport title

    CHICAGO — Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has reclaimed its title as the world's busiest airport for the first time since 2004.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Hines Supply Earn-N-Learn geared to the remodeler

    Ever-changing products and standards in the building industry can be confusing. That’s why Hines Su ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Democratic 14th District hopeful Dennis Anderson sets Marengo, Huntley visits

    MARENGO – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson will soon address voters in Marengo and Huntley during his ongoing town hall tour through ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Living History Open House at Powers-Walker House in Ringwood set for twilight

    RINGWOOD –A campfire and the glow of candles and lamps will light up the historic farmhouse at Glacial Park this October.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County agritourism numbers may be down after harsh winter

    On Heider's Berry Farm, there are enough berries that the bushes are so heavy, they sag. John Heide ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • McHenry City Council OKs tropical theme video gaming cafe

    McHENRY – Another video gaming cafe is looking to open in McHenry. Island Cafe would have a tropica ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Crest Hill woman pleads not guilty in Labor Day weekend slaying

    JOLIET – The woman accused of fatally stabbing her roommate last month over the Labor Day weekend pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Batavia aldermen ask for investigation from Attorney General Madigan into electric project

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Joint Committee of the Whole meeting unanimously recommended the city should ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to inve ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Genoa parents on alert after sex offender moves near school bus stop

    GENOA – Some Genoa parents are concerned after the school district decided to keep a bus stop near where a sex offender lives, while also offering a n ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • With end of season, Wrigley Field revamp to start

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs played the final game of the season Wednesday, setting the stage for the start of an extensive makeover of 100-year-ol ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko sure that peace is on the way

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he believes the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in the east is on the wane and ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:27 am
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