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  • Candy drop set for Sunday in Malta

    MALTA – The inaugural Amazing Anderson's Sky High Candy Drop will feature free candy and more than 10,000 prizes for children from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
    July 18, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Downed plane could alter course of Ukraine fight

    PARIS (AP) — The downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine is likely to be a turning point in the country's conflict. But which way it turns depends mainl ...
    July 18, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Photos: StarTalk Chinese language program performance

    Images from the finale of a three-week chinese immersion program at DeKalb High School. ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Sycamore man admits to stabbing another after Facebook fight

    SYCAMORE – Robert Church faces probation or up to five years in prison after he admitted to stabbing a man in a fight that started with a heated Faceb ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Prosecutors say Blagojevich lawyers misread ruling

    CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors responding to a new argument in Rod Blagojevich's appeal say the former governor's lawyers have misrepresented a U.S. Supre ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:26 pm
  • No injuries reported in crash at Peace Road and Route 64

    SYCAMORE – No injuries were reported after a semitrailer and minivan collided at Peace Road and Route 64 in Sycamore about 10 a.m. today.
    July 18, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Who is to blame? Crash investigators face struggle

    LONDON — To figure out why a Malaysian jetliner fell from the sky, investigators will use the wreckage of any missile found to determine where it came ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Ukraine searchers comb sunflowers for plane debris

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners spread out Friday across the sunflower fields and villages of eas ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

    The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profoun ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Growing wildfire empties Washington town

    SPOKANE, Wash. — A small north-central Washington town and a nearby hospital have been evacuated ahead of a wind-whipped wildfire that has already bur ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    SYDNEY — Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, officials said Fr ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • All walks of life among Malaysia plane passengers

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — International passengers from all walks of life, from a prominent AIDS researcher and soccer fans to a nun and a florist, wer ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Malaysians in Chicago plan vigil for crash victims

    CHICAGO — Malaysians in Chicago are planning a vigil in memory of those killed in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine's ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

    MONTPELIER, Vt. — Move over, pot brownies.The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical an ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • Germany's Merkel seeks 'sensible' US spy talks

    BERLIN — Germany wants "sensible talks" with the United States on the two countries' spat over alleged American spying, Chancellor Angela Merkel said ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:11 am
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