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  • Thanksgiving travel expected to be heaviest since 2007

    CHICAGO – Elizabeth Thompson can't wait to leave the big city behind and decompress over the Thanksgiving holiday at her grandmother's house in rural ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Unusually late Tropical Storm Otto takes aim at Central America

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua – An unusually late-season Tropical Storm Otto swirled over the Caribbean just off Central America on Wednesday and headed toward a ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Wayne State University officer dies from gunshot wound

    DETROIT – A police officer has died a day after he was shot in the head while on patrol near a university campus in Detroit.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • CDC: U.S. abortion rate falls to lowest level in decades

    NEW YORK – The number and rate of abortions tallied by federal authorities have fallen to their lowest level in decades, according to new data release ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Trump picks women for U.N. ambassador, Department of Education

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – Injecting the first diversity into his Cabinet-to-be, Donald Trump selected two Republican women Wednesday who had unflattering thi ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Chicago's reforms uneven a year after Laquan McDonald video

    CHICAGO – Laquan McDonald’s life seemed to be headed nowhere. A ward of the state who had been shuffled between relatives’ homes and foster care, he w ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Somonauk family saved from fire by police officer

    SOMONAUK – This Thanksgiving, Cager and Janise Collins of Somonauk are thankful for many things: their children and grandchildren, their home and espe ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • DeKalb County residents in need receive Thanksgiving turkeys

    DeKALB – Juan Carlos Garcia of DeKalb said he has been doing his best to provide for his family while both he and his wife recover from major surgerie ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • AP Explains: 5 Trump business ties that pose conflicts

    NEW YORK – After Ivanka Trump appeared on CBS's "60 Minutes" wearing a $10,800 bracelet from her jewelry line, someone at her company sent photos from ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • KC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts members

    The Alpha Rho Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 27 new members this fall at Kishwaukee College. The new members were inducted duri ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC offering online SAT test preparation class

    The Kishwaukee College Continuing Education Department is offering online courses to help area high school students prepare for the SAT college entran ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Huntley students of the month named

    Huntley Middle School's Student Council named Students of the Month for September and October. September students are Justin Mason, Xzavier Hill, Morg ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tons of security: Dump trucks protect NYC Thanksgiving parade

    NEW YORK – Fans of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade who come to see the soaring SpongeBob and Snoopy balloons may get a far less heartwarming sight ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Cambodian court upholds life terms for 2 Khmer Rouge leaders

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – A special Cambodian court on Wednesday upheld the life sentences for the two most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge r ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Lawmaker: Illinois dollars shouldn't be used for border wall

    CHICAGO – A Democratic legislator wants to prevent Illinois from having financial ties with companies that might build a border wall.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:34 pm
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