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  • 2024 candidates hope to learn from Chicago’s loss

    CHICAGO – Every day for a year after his most painful professional setback, the chief of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympics got hit with some form of ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Snowy owls settle into new home at Decatur center

    DECATUR – A recent addition at the Illinois Raptor Center, a snowy owl named Yeti, is settling into her new home.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Comptroller rivals clash on approach to backlog

    SPRINGFIELD – With Illinois battling the nation’s worst unfunded pension liability, the two outspoken statewide office holders vying for its check-wri ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Ferguson chief apologizes in video to Brown family

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Attorney General Holder resigning

    WASHINGTON – Eric Holder, America’s first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation’s laws, announced ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Marriage shift: Majority of U.S. adult population is single

    DeKALB – Considering they plan to spend the rest of their lives together, Michaela Smith doesn’t see any reason to get married to her live-in boyfrien ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Ethics claim filed against DeKalb County clerk

    SYCAMORE – The father-in-law of the Democrat running against sitting DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder Doug Johnson claims Johnson unethically handed o ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • DeKalb, county unemployment rates plummet

    DeKALB – DeKalb County and state unemployment rates are improving compared with last year’s rate, although the labor force shrank along with the numbe ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Hinckley man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    HINCKLEY — A Hinckley man who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 remained in jail Thursday unable to post 10 percent of his $500 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Report: 12 firms linked to Bruce Rauner went bankrupt

    SPRINGFIELD – A published report says that at least a dozen of the many companies owned by the investment firm of GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Waukegan woman gets 40 years for torture-murder

    WAUKEGAN – A Waukegan woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison for her role in the 2011 torture-murder death of a man in a local auto body shop.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Ferguson chief apologizes in video to Brown family

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Police: Shabbona man had 63 bags of heroin in Hinckley

    HINCKLEY — When a DeKalb County Sheriff's deputy found heroin on Givanni A. Lombardo during a traffic stop, they asked him if they could search his ap ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Iran president: extremists want to destroy civilization

    UNITED NATIONS – Iran's president warned world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday that the goal of extremists creating chaos in the Mide ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Woman hit by California officer gets $1.5 million

    LOS ANGELES – A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $ ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:24 am
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