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  • Construction collapse kills 1, forces days-long I-75 closure

    CINCINNATI – Tons of concrete and steel covered the southbound lanes of a major artery Tuesday after an overpass collapse during demolition work left ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Official: AirAsia jet climbed too fast, disappeared

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – An AirAsia plane that crashed last month with 162 people on board was climbing at an abnormally high rate, then plunged and sudde ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Jan. 21 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 ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Jury selection starts in Colo. theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The first time James Holmes appeared in court, he wore chains and a jail jumpsuit and looked dazed, with his hair dyed a comic-boo ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • BP penalty trial dredges up gloomy images of 2010 Gulf spill

    NEW ORLEANS – Images of oil-coated birds and testimony about "widespread sociocultural harm" opened the third phase of a trial to establish penalties ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Kishwaukee College faculty union suspends strike

    MALTA – Union faculty members at Kishwaukee College on Tuesday voted to suspend a strike planned for today and scheduled a vote next week on ratifying ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Watching Obama speech? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and his aides have been trickling out his State of the Union proposals on taxes, education, Internet access and mo ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Diana Rauner to focus on children, Executive Mansion

    SPRINGFIELD – Bruce Rauner completed a furious first week as governor of Illinois. His high-profile wife is not far behind.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • TransCanada takes steps to acquire Keystone pipeline land

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline made good on its promise Tuesday to try to seize access to the Nebraska land it needs to ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Why cheaper jet fuel won't mean lower airfares anytime soon

    DALLAS – Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren't likely to share the bounty with passengers — not while so m ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • New privacy concerns over government's health care website

    WASHINGTON – The government's health insurance website is quietly passing along consumers' personal data to outside websites, just as President Barack ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Obama aims to influence 2016 debate with State of the Union

    WASHINGTON – Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed a ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • 5 Chechens arrested in France, including 1 with explosives

    PARIS – Five Russians have been arrested in southern France, including one with a cache of explosives, a local mayor said Tuesday as four other men ap ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Two killed, including store employee, in attempted robbery in Joliet

    JOLIET – Two men are dead after an attempted robbery Monday afternoon at a convenience store in Joliet.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Part of Ohio interstate to be shut for days after collapse

    CINCINNATI – Transportation authorities say southbound lanes of Interstate 75 through Cincinnati will be shut down for days after a closed overpass ex ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:31 am
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