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  • Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

    JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist’s beheading by the Islamic State extremist ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine – To shouts of “Fascists!” and “Hang them from a tree!” captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel str ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

    NAPA, Calif. – The San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California’s wine country early Sunday, igniting gas- ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

    LONDON – Richard Attenborough was a lord, an Oscar-winning director for the much-lauded "Gandi" and an unflagging pillar to British cinema. But Attenb ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Michael Brown called ‘little kid in big body’

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he’ll be mour ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Official: British Ebola patient to be evacuated

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone on a je ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • On The Record With ... Fred Heid

    HAMPSHIRE – Fred Heid spent a whirlwind summer moving from his home state of Florida to the Carpentersville area to spearhead the future direction of ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Flood damage victims should be wary of scams

    CHICAGO – A nonprofit consumer group is cautioning people who suffered flood damage in recent heavy rains about dishonest contractors.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Springfield site celebrates new butterfly garden

    SPRINGFIELD – A new butterfly garden at a historic site in Springfield will be the setting for a talk by a biologist and gardening expert.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Rauner says he’ll continue to push for term limits

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said not having a term limits measure on November’s ballot is a temporary setback.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Ameren Illinois rolls out system upgrade

    CHATHAM – Ameren Illinois is embarking on a 10-year $400 million overhaul of its natural gas distribution in central and southern Illinois.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • State portal still doesn’t include local gov’t salaries

    State lawmakers in 2012 approved a bill to add the salaries of county, municipal and township governments to the searchable Illinois Transparency and ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Layoffs raise new issues in state hiring dispute

    SPRINGFIELD – Quinn’s unexpected move to deal with a scathing report about political hiring in his administration will not put the jobs scandal to res ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Garage sale turns thinking chair into healing chair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Linda LeCroy had to think about the thinking chair.After coming across the famous red ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • USGS: 6.0 earthquake shakes California's Bay Area

    NAPA, Calif. – A large earthquake rolled through California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, damaging some buildings, knocking out power to thousands ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:48 am
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