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  • Malaysians in Chicago plan vigil for crash victims

    CHICAGO — Malaysians in Chicago are planning a vigil in memory of those killed in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine's ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Route 31 intersection closed after West Dundee motorcycle crash

    WEST DUNDEE — The intersection Route 31 and Route 72 in West Dundee is temporarily closed to traffic after a crash involving a motorcycle, according t ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:27 am
  • Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

    MONTPELIER, Vt. — Move over, pot brownies.The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical an ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • Germany's Merkel seeks 'sensible' US spy talks

    BERLIN — Germany wants "sensible talks" with the United States on the two countries' spat over alleged American spying, Chancellor Angela Merkel said ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:11 am
  • As rivers retreat, roads, ferries back in business

    GRAFTON — Ferry and vehicle traffic around western Illinois and eastern Missouri is returning to normal now that the rain-swollen Mississippi and Illi ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • Springfield police issue 300 cellphone citations

    SPRINGFIELD — Springfield police say they've issued hundreds of citations to people using cellphones while driving more than six months after a state- ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:04 am
  • Remap discussion in Marengo turns political

    MARENGO – An initial discussion on whether to redraw the city wards in Marengo turned political, as an alderman critical of city administration clashe ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

    HANOI, Vietnam – Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline.In what ap ...
    July 18, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and do more to help crash victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM' ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Prospects fade for resolution on border crisis

    WASHINGTON – Prospects for action on the nation's border crisis faded Thursday as lawmakers traded accusations rather than solutions, raising chances ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Justice Dept. investigating former IRS official's missing emails

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department is investigating the circumstances behind the disappearance of emails from a former senior Internal Revenue Servic ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Navy Pier gets $20 million private donation

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Navy Pier is to receive a $20 million donation, one that officials say is the largest private gift in the attraction’s history.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Quincy mother pleads not guilty to locking up son

    QUINCY – A western Illinois woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a charge of locking her 5-year-old son in their basement.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Durbin wants air base site named in Dixon's honor

    MASCOUTAH – A building at southwestern Illinois Air Force base will bear the name of late former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, if a federal lawmaker from Illi ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • EPA: Illinois has 21 years of landfill capacity

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency said the state’s municipal landfills have a combined life expectancy of 21 years.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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