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  • Illinois State board picks new chairman

    NORMAL– Illinois State University's trustees have elected a veteran board member as their new chairman.
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Kirk again calls for removal of VA hospital director

    BERWYN – Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk continues to call for the removal of upper management at Hines VA Hospital outside Chicago.
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Dropping crop prices may push rents down

    URBANA – Farmers who rent land will probably need to renegotiate what they pay after watching corn and soybean prices fall, a process that could uncom ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Boone County man held in alleged child battering

    BELVIDERE – A Machesney Park man being held on $300,000 bond for allegedly battering his girlfriend's 7-month old child faces additional charges of as ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Two men charged with burglary, trespass in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two men face multiple criminal charges after they allegedly burglarized several vehicles within a Crystal Lake neighborhood, police sai ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Officials dedicate Algonquin Western Bypass weeks before opening

    ALGONQUIN – Lawmakers across party lines emphasized Saturday the long bipartisan effort seldom seen in today’s politics that created the Algonquin Wes ...
    July 27, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • N.J. Gov. Christie campaigns for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he plans to fight for Republican Bruce Rauner in what he called one of the most important governor’s rac ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

    JERUSALEM – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Fast-food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    CHICAGO – Fast food workers said they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national conve ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Family splits $20M lottery win

    BEACHWOOD, N.J. – A lottery-playing tradition started by the matriarch of a large New Jersey shore family paid off for her 17 children this week when ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

    WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – It’s been called a David vs. Goliath story, a “Tale of Two Arthurs” and even the “ultimate Greek tragedy,” but the character ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Pelvis pix victims must feel trauma to share $190M

    BALTIMORE – Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns H ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

    FLORENCE, Ariz. – U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent – and unusual – reques ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Taiwan crash survivor crawls away from scene, calls dad

    XIXI, Taiwan – The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scramblin ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • House votes to boost child tax credit

    WASHINGTON – More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a d ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
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