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  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Immigration detainers down in McLean County

    BLOOMINGTON — Federal immigration detainers have dropped in a central Illinois county where they sparked protests two years ago.
    July 24, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • 16-year-old boy shot dead in Chicago house

    CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 16-year-old boy is dead after a bullet fired from outside came through a window and struck him inside a South Side home ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

    ALGIERS, Algeria — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over norther ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Woodstock man arrested on multiple drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – Juan M. Huerta, a 41-year-old Woodstock resident, was arrested Wednesday for multiple drug offenses, according to a news release from the ...
    July 24, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for July 24, 2014

    • Jessica W. Branham, 42, 1310 Getzelman Road, Hampshire, was charged Monday, July 7, with retail theft.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Man robbed by fake police on Illinois highway

    LITCHFIELD — Illinois State Police say a driver was robbed on Interstate 55 near Litchfield by men who impersonated police officers.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Illinois farmers benefit from manure share program

    DECATUR — Illinois gardeners and livestock owners have formed mutually beneficial relationships through a free online manure exchange program.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Man held in 1992 strangling death of Illinois teen

    CHICAGO — A 71-year-old man has been arrested in California in connection with the 1992 strangling death of an Illinois teenager.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits

    DENVER – For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
    July 24, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Social Security is NOT an entitlement

    Ever since you began working you have contributed 6.2% of your pay in the form of a mandatory tax for Social Security and SO HAVE YOUR EMPLOYERS!  12. ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Chicago police arrest man in 11-year-old's death

    CHICAGO – Chicago police say they've arrested a man in the slaying of an 11-year-old girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet while at a slee ...
    July 24, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • U.S. unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years.
    July 24, 2014 - 8:37 am
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