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  • U.S. man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espion ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukrainian city

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Hurdles for Obama health law in 2nd sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama’s health care law approaches its second open enrollment season, just tw ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

    PARIS – Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global st ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    INDIANOLA, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sun ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named Miss America on Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a New Yorker has walke ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

    LONDON – Now it’s Britain’s turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded – like t ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Rauner’s schools plan raises eyebrows

    SPRINGFIELD – Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Congressional candidate's residency under scrutiny

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois congressional candidate Ann Callis' previous out-of-state residence has come under scrutiny, with a published report Sunday say ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Cop and suspect injured in shooting, incident

    CHICAGO – A man was shot and injured by Chicago police after an officer was struck with a car, officials said Sunday.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • 2 Chicago area schools named for Obama family

    PARK FOREST – Two schools in Chicago’s south suburbs will be renamed after the first family, officials said.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • CPS to lay off 476 custodians by month’s end

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public School officials plan to lay off 476 custodians, a district spokeswoman said Saturday.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake event to raise money for March of Dimes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The area’s top chefs will serve their best dishes at a fundraiser for the March of Dimes.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition recognizes eight residents this year

    McHENRY – Eight residents of the McHenry area were recognized for their volunteer work by the McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition this year.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Child car seat check scheduled at Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire station

    The Algonquin and the Lake in the Hills Police Departments, along with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, have scheduled a chil ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
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