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  • Illinois officials keep medical pot under wraps

    SPRINGFIELD – It's unclear if Illinois officials will release complete information about companies seeking to grow or sell medical marijuana in Illino ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • In interview, Oberweis acknowledges hurdles to Senate seat

    CHICAGO – Dairy entrepreneur Jim Oberweis says his proposal to raise the minimum wage for U.S. workers aged 26 and older is a search for middle ground ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • DeKalb seeks more help with building code inspections

    DeKALB – City officials in DeKalb have decided they need more help from the contractor they’ve hired to provide building inspections after issues they ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Airstrikes in Syria? Obama outlining Mideast plans

    WASHINGTON – In a high-stakes address to the nation Wednesday night, President Barack Obama planned to outline a broad expansion of the U.S. military ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Republican women face uphill fight this fall

    OLD FORGE, N.Y. – Elise Stefanik is fighting to make history in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, an expanse of rural America in upstate New York ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Same-sex marriage heading for Supreme Court vote?

    WASHINGTON – Both sides in the gay marriage debate agree on one thing: It’s time for the Supreme Court to settle the matter. Even a justice recently s ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Obama to seek arms, training for Syrian opposition

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will ask Congress to quickly authorize the arming and training of Syrian opposition forces but will press forward ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Sale of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park affecting school’s enrollment

    SYCAMORE – Students leaving Sycamore schools because of the sale of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park has been difficult for some teachers at North G ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • House pushes resolution condemning Obama for Bergdahl swap

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday pushed a resolution condemning President Barack Obama for failing to give 30-day notice to Con ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Congress considers review of police military gear

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers said Tuesday they were considering doing more to monitor and hold accountable police departments across the United States that ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Obama to deliver prime-time address on militants

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will address the nation Wednesday night to outline plans for an expanded U.S. effort to confront violent Islamic S ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Watchdog: VA managers lied about delays

    WASHINGTON – Managers at more than a dozen Veterans Affairs medical facilities lied to investigators about scheduling practices and other issues, the ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • DeKalb aldermen vote to make University Plaza into apartments

    DeKALB – After a lengthy discussion, DeKalb alderman voted to allow a developer to turn private dormitory University Plaza into apartments.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Obama to broaden U.S. effort to combat militants

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will go on the offensive against the Islamic State group with a broader counterterror mission than he previously h ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Madigan proposes allowing cameras at nursing homes

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Monday said she will push for legislation to allow video or audio recording devices to be placed i ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:06 pm
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