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  • Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

    Governor sending up to 1,000 troops to borderAUSTIN, Texas – Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,00 ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Five dead from two separate crashes on Interstate 55

    CHANNAHON TOWNSHIP – Five people are dead after two separate collisions Monday involving semitrailers in the Interstate 55 construction zone at the De ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Illinois police search for man after club shooting

    BROOKLYN – Southern Illinois police are looking for a person of interest in connection with an early morning shooting outside a strip club.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Elgin man dies after trapped under tractor

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP – The Kane County sheriff says an Elgin man has died after he was trapped under a tractor.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Chicago man dies after police use stun gun

    CHICAGO – Authorities said a 41-year-old man has died after Chicago police used a stun gun while trying to break up a fight.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Chicago mayor holds meeting on city violence

    CHICAGO – Three days after a bullet fired on the a city street pierced a wall and killed an 11-year-old girl playing inside a house, Chicago Mayor Rah ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Regional Offices of Education consolidation not easy

    SPRINGFIELD – With 11 months to go until deadline, Illinois officials are still working out the details of upcoming mergers of Regional Offices of Edu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from t ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” o ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

    WASHINGTON – A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

    WASHINGTON – Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new stu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Goebbert's roots lead back to pumpkin patch

    Terry Goebbert leafed through the pictures on her kitchen counter one at a time, until, finally, she found just the right shot.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Goebbert's road heads to Wrigley

    The first time Kirby Smith was asked by Jim Goebbert to watch Goebbert’s 16-year-old grandson at the Goebbert's farm, the former Barrington High Schoo ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Two Chicago men charged in McHenry robbery

    McHENRY – Two Chicago men have been charged with robbery after allegedly stealing a purse from a McHenry woman Monday morning.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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