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  • 2 Illinois women die from West Nile virus

    SPRINGFIELD – Two women with West Nile virus have died, becoming the state's first deaths from the illness this year, health officials announced Thurs ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • No injuries in Coal City house fire

    COAL CITY – No one was injured when a basement fire damaged a two-story home Thursday.The Coal City ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • McHenry woman charged with prostitution at massage parlor

    McHENRY — A McHenry woman was arrested Wednesday after she offered to perform a sex act on an undercover McHenry police officer in exchange for money, ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • ComEd settles for $46M with state of Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission on Thursday approved a $46.2 million Commonwealth Edison settlement over lawsuits with the state that could ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • Obamacare enrollment down to 7.3 million, administration says

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • DeKalb County firefighters practice handling hazardous materials

    DeKALB – As three firefighters rolled open the back of a box truck at the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport on Thursday, a cloud of chemical vapor billo ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Cubs cutting ties with Cougars

    Less than a week after the Kane County Cougars won the Midwest League championship, the Cougars were hit with crushing news.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • House veterans divided on Syria measure

    WASHINGTON – The effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Sycamore hydrant flushing continues

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Water Department will continue flushing fire hydrants through Thursday. All hydrants will be flushed between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • Couple in Craigslist killing sentenced to life

    SUNBURY, Pa. – A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Judge: Libertarian candidate can be on ballot for Illinois governor

    SPRINGFIELD – A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Company wants to drill for oil in McLean County

    DOWNS – A Pennsylvania company has asked McLean County for a special use permit to drill for oil and gas, according to county officials and documents.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as Preside ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Police: Ambush suspect was re-enactor

    Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outsi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Muted expectations for Obama, Rouhani meeting

    WASHINGTON – One year ago, President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came close to ending the decades-long freeze on face-to-face me ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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