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  • Illinois man charged with dumping body in St. Louis alley

    EDWARDSVILLE — A 34-year-old Cottage Hills man is charged with a felony after authorities say he dumped a man's body in a St. Louis alley.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Man, 2-year-old boy, dog killed by truck in Bloomington

    BLOOMINGTON — A man and his 2-year-old nephew have been struck and killed by a pick-up truck while walking near their home in Bloomington.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • South Dakota man sentenced for pushing Chicago woman out window

    CHICAGO (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for pushing a woman out of a third-story window in Chicago and killing her.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Coroner: Rantoul plant worker dies after fall at BRG Sports

    RANTOUL (AP) — Authorities in central Illinois say a man has died after a 30-40 foot fall at a sports equipment plant in Rantoul.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Off-duty Chicago police officer shot, wounded

    CHICAGO — An off-duty Chicago police has been shot and wounded.A Police Department news release says ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Mayor of Jerusalem vows to calm city

    JERUSALEM – Jerusalem’s mayor on Thursday called for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, as police beefed up security after a Palestinia ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the capital remain empty, an unintend ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Three states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

    WASHINGTON – Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those s ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Border deaths drop to 15-year low

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants tu ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Gary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildings

    GARY, Ind. – The two-bedroom home in Gary’s Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring ’20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled wit ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois sets up Ebola task force

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois has formed a task force to advise on responding to the Ebola virus.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Cheaper fuel helps United's third quarter profit take off

    CHICAGO – United Airlines appears to be hitting its stride after struggling to make a 2010 merger pay off.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Judge questions $75 million NCAA concussion settlement

    CHICAGO – The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

    CHICAGO – A new railroad overpass in Chicago is helping untangle the worst choke point in the nation’s rail network, speeding up passenger service and ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:07 am
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