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  • The longest vacation of your life!

    Retirement! What comes to mind when you hear that word? For some it will be their “Golden Years”, time and money to do all things they have always wan ...
    July 9, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales

    SEATTLE – Lines were growing in the pre-dawn hours Monday outside shops set to become the first in Washington state to sell recreational marijuana leg ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • 2nd IHSA hearing before state lawmakers canceled

    CHICAGO – A second Illinois legislative committee hearing has been canceled involving the not-for-profit association that's in charge of high school s ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Panel says Chicago minimum wage should be $13

    CHICAGO (AP) — A panel has recommended that Chicago raise its minimum wage to $13 an hour.Mayor Rahm ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Panel to hear clemency bid in buried-alive case

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Prisoner Review Board will hear a clemency petition on behalf of a woman convicted of helping kidnap Kankakee businessman ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:13 am
  • All riders now off disabled California coaster

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A roller coaster hit a tree branch at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park Monday, dislodging the front car, leavi ...
    July 8, 2014 - 8:03 am
  • Obama to hold border crisis meeting in Texas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the crisis at the border with faith leaders and local officials in Texas Wednesday.
    July 8, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Two injured Monday in Kane County crash

    Two people were transported to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin after a box truck rolled over in unincorporated Kane County around 2:30 p.m. Monday, ...
    July 8, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • NYC man gets 18 years in college essay rape case

    NEW YORK (AP) — She never told her family that her then-stepfather had raped her when she was 8, then revealed the allegation in a college application ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Family of teen slain in '68 appeals for info

    READING, Pa. – Forty-six years after a Philadelphia teen's disappearance and slaying, the girl's family accepted her cremated remains Monday and asked ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Same-party November battles for Calif. lawmakers

    WASHINGTON – Voters can forget the traditional Republican-Democratic matchups in at least seven California congressional districts come November. Cont ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Arizona loses immigration driver's license dispute

    PHOENIX – A federal appeals court has dealt a new blow to Arizona in its series of immigration-related crackdowns, ruling that the state cannot deny d ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Pope Francis: Bishops must be held accountable for abuse

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and went further th ...
    July 8, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • White House: Most kids at border won't stay in U.S.

    WASHINGTON – The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humanitarian ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • 3 bridges blown up in Ukraine near rebel-held city

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — After Ukrainian forces' seizure of a key rebel stronghold in the east, the major cities of Donetsk and Luhansk could be the ne ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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