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  • Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    NEW YORK – Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Tenants of condemned Edgebrook Manor finding homes

    DeKALB – Jordan Lanum felt relieved Monday knowing he wouldn’t be homeless when he started classes at Northern Illinois University.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Mourners urge black Americans to speak up

    ST. LOUIS – The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown – recalling him as a “gentle giant,” aspiring rapper and recent high scho ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Return to the roost: More 25- to 34-year-olds move back in with parents

    SYCAMORE – Since 21-year-old Jake Olson can’t afford to live on his own as he used to, he has moved back in with his parents in Sycamore.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Health-care fears loom large in gay marriage cases

    INDIANAPOLIS – When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters respond to car fire in shopping center parking lot

    DeKALB – DeKalb firefighters doused a Pontiac Grand Prix that caught fire about 11 a.m. today in the Big Lots parking lot at 1700 Sycamore Road in DeK ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

    FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — An enraged soldier barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia Army base, threw objects around the office and then fatally sho ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens U.S.

    ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT – Gen. Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

    CHICAGO – A taxicab industry spokeswoman says Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed legislation that would've given customers some protection in the emer ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Mourners gather in St. Louis for Brown funeral

    ST. LOUIS – Hundreds of people lined up in sweltering heat Monday to say goodbye to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed earlier this month ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Sales of U.S. new homes fall in July

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the e ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Police: Southern Illinois plant explosion kills 2

    GRANITE CITY – Police say two people are dead and more are injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in southern Illinois.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officials say officers have shot and killed two people in separate incidents.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Mediation fails to settle Galesburg teacher strike

    GALESBURG – Thousands of students are staying home again in Galesburg as a weekend mediation session between a teachers union and the board of educati ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

    CHICAGO – Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.Delaying th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:41 am
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