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  • Ted Cruz says allowing Syrian refugees into U.S. is 'crazy'

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz says the Obama administration's plan to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees is "nothing ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • How surging U.S. student debt is affecting borrowers' lives

    WASHINGTON – America's $1.2 trillion in student debt is having consequences in far-reaching ways.Col ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Hillary Clinton pushing new gun controls after Oregon shooting

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening back ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Lincoln funeral train to go on display in Hammond this week

    HAMMOND, Ind. – A replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train will be on display in Hammond this week.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis’ crusade

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kim Davis’ lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed int ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • How drunk? Estimates questioned in drunken-driving cases

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – The way prosecutors see it, Oneil Sharpe Jr. was drunk when he raced down a Long Island highway at nearly 100 mph this summer an ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse affecting emergency call systems

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois residents seeking help through their local emergency 911 systems may be on their own if the budget fight continues between Repu ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Buffalo’s grain silos finding new life

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – A worn-looking collection of grain silos left over from Buffalo’s heyday as a shipping hub tower like enormous cement pipe organs alon ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Arbitrator: Facebook post no cause to fire Elgin officer

    ELGIN – An arbitrator has concluded that the city of Elgin didn't have just cause to fire a police officer over comments he posted on Facebook regardi ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Scientists at Fermilab power up 17-ton magnet for experiment

    BATAVIA – Scientists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have powered up a 17-ton electromagnet, which will be the centerpiece of an experime ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • University of Illinois donations dip, but still top $250M

    URBANA – Donations coming in to the University of Illinois dipped slightly in fiscal 2015, but still totaled more than $250 million.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Feds: Hacker, executive extorted company

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities said a California trucking company president plotted with a Serbian hacker to extort $40,000 from a Chicago-area softwar ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Police: Officers shoot, kill man wielding gun

    CHICAGO – Chicago police say officers responding to reports of someone with a gun shot and killed a suspect after the man allegedly rushed them wieldi ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • More debris but no word on fate of ship lost off Bahamas

    NASSAU, Bahamas – The search for a U.S. cargo ship that was lost during Hurricane Joaquin off the southeastern Bahamas turned up more clues Sunday but ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • No end in sight to migrant wave

    ZAGREB, Croatia – One month after the body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach – and a week after the European Union agreed to secu ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
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