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  • Pentagon orders 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

    WASHINGTON – Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Nurse says she plans to end voluntary Ebola quarantine in Maine

    FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Chicago police union asks judge to stop release of officer misconduct files

    CHICAGO (AP) — The union that represents Chicago police wants a judge to stop the city from releasing files that detail officer misconduct until the r ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Illinois' U.S. Senate debate: Candidates Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis set for last meeting

    CHICAGO — The Illinois candidates for U.S. Senate were poised Wednesday for their final debate ahead of next week's election, giving Republican stat ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Iowa man charged in $2.7M Illinois fraud case

    ROCK ISLAND — Federal authorities say an Iowa man has been charged with defrauding his former employer in Illinois of at least $2.7 million.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Hyatt Hotels third-quarter results hurt by climbing expenses

    CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corp. said Wednesday that its third-quarter net income dropped 42 percent, hindered by rising expenses.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Chicago preparing for worse winter, more snow than last year

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department says it will be ready for winter whether conditions are harsh or normal.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • McHenry Library to use Hoopla to stream, download movies, TV shows

    McHENRY – A digital streaming and download service for movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks is now available through the McHenry Public Libra ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Learn what MCCD is researching in McHenry County at panel in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Bats, ants, feral swine, dragonflies, damselflies and squirrels.A slew of studies are bei ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Seoul officials say Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

    SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s 6-week public absence, which ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Sheriff: Two shot at N.C. courthouse, gunman caught

    NASHVILLE, N.C. – A gunman opened fire on two men in front of the courthouse in this small North Carolina town on Tuesday, sending panicked lunchtime ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

    IRBIL, Iraq – A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday and headed toward the border to help their Syrian brethren f ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Where's czar? Ebola raises management questions

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Illinois harvesting catches a break with weather

    SPRINGFIELD – Warmer, drier weather has given Illinois farmers a big boost in catching up on their harvests of corn and soybeans.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Rita Crundwell gets more time to make court filing

    DIXON – Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, will get an extra m ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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