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  • Urgent-care clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing

    When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Chicago woman charged with murder in stabbing death of boyfriend

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has been ordered held on $500,000 bond in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Chicago man accused of whipping 13-year-old with electric cord

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have charged a Chicago man who they say whipped a 13-year-old relative with an electric cord after he was sent home for not ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Chicago teen killed by stray bullet while sitting in apartment, police say

    CHICAGO — Cook County authorities say an 18-year-old woman has died after being shot by a stray bullet while sitting in a Chicago apartment.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • 3rd Illinois governor debate: What to watch as Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner face off again

    CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are gearing up for their third and likely final televised debate Monday, lock ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • No serious injuries after Crystal Lake motorcycle crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A motorcyclist walked away without any major injuries Monday after a crash on South Route 31 in Crystal Lake, fire officials said.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • UN says Iraq has executed 60 people this year

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that “irreversibl ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Indiana police detain man in deaths of 4 women

    HAMMOND, Ind. – An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 and told police where the bodies of three more women cou ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA – Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal he ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Homeless man found dead in wooded area in Elgin

    ELGIN – Authorities say a homeless man has been found dead in Elgin.Local media reported the man’s b ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm ca ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Obama urges Quinn supporters to vote early

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama returned to his hometown Sunday in a bid to whip up support for Gov. Pat Quinn, as Democrats fight to hold control of ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • On the Record with... Richmond-Burton graduate, U.S. Navy officer Brian Heinkel

    RICHMOND – A 2003 Richmond-Burton Community High School graduate is one of about 40 officers and 260 enlisted men living on a 505-foot-long naval ship ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • 22nd Circuit, appellate judges up for retention, election

    WOODSTOCK – Four 22nd Circuit judges, and two appellate judges are recommended for retention, according to poll results from the local Bar Association ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen killed in Lakewood crash identified

    LAKEWOOD – The 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman who died in a head-on, rollover crash Saturday afternoon at Route 47’s north intersection with Route 176 ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:12 pm
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