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  • Islamic State group shoots down Iraqi helicopter

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State group militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter, officials said Saturday, killing the two pilots on board and raising f ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Nigerian troops win back cities from extremists

    MUBI, Nigeria – With a military escort instead of the usual pomp, the Emir of Mubi was reinstalled Friday in his palace, where until recently flew the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Cook County judge OKs another Gacy exhumation

    CHICAGO – The body of a teenager identified as one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims should be exhumed for testing to determine if he was mis ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

    WASHINGTON – When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a to ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Flu season revs up for an early start in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ flu season started earlier this year, and the most prevalent strain also is the one known for causing the most severe illness.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Rauner lawyers meet with Quinn about comptroller

    CHICAGO – The incoming Illinois governor’s attorneys have met with staffers for Gov. Pat Quinn and argued Quinn may make only a short-term appointment ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Chicago opens lakefront Maggie Daley Park

    CHICAGO – A new park is open along Chicago’s lakefront named for late former first lady Maggie Daley.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • California cleans up as storm hits Southwest

    CAMARILLO, Calif. – Californians cleaned up Saturday from a major storm that soaked the drought-stricken state before moving east to drop rain on the ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Man arrested after Portland shooting, 2 sought

    PORTLAND, Ore. – A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a shooting outside an alternative high school in Portland had ties to a gang, as did tw ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Illinois residents finding health insurance costs up in many areas

    CHICAGO – Illinois residents returning to HealthCare.gov to buy insurance are finding prices higher in many parts of the state.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Higher prices, shortages create pressure for IS

    BAGHDAD – Saadi Abdul-Rahman was recently forced to pull his three children out of school in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State militants ha ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Can Amy Pascal’s career survive Sony cyberattack?

    LOS ANGELES – Amy Pascal, one of the most powerful women in the man’s world that is Hollywood and the force behind such critical and commercial hits a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Black officers torn between duty and race

    Jorge “Jinho” Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County, California.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Like low gas prices? So does station owner

    NEW YORK – So you think you are finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years? Guess ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Dec. 13 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:03 pm
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