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  • Army looks to recruit more women, adapt physical test

    WASHINGTON – Beginning this summer, a visit to a local Army recruiting office will include a new set of gymnastic tests to help determine what militar ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Pope to bring message of hope to gritty Mexico City suburb

    MEXICO CITY – Pope Francis heads into the capital's crime-ridden suburb of Ecatepec on Sunday to see firsthand the reality of the Mexican "periphery," ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Police: 3 killed, scores to hospitals after huge I-78 pileup

    FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. – A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent dozens to hospitals appears ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Fight night: Personal attacks, court debate for GOP hopefuls

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Barack Obama step aside and let his successor nominate the next Supreme Cou ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Police shooting spurs state agency changes

    CHICAGO – The death of Laquan McDonald, a black Chicago teenager who was a state ward for most of his life before he was shot 16 times by a white poli ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Water monitors to test quality of Bloomington lakes

    BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington city officials and Illinois State University are teaming up to install stations to monitor water quality in the city’s two w ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin S ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

    WASHINGTON – Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without i ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Four Seasons Gardening program offers Winter Series

    The winter series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening and ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kingston library schedules winter sale

    The Kingston Sharing Library is hosting a special winter book sale.Audiobooks, movies, cookbooks, an ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Deal delays eviction threat for San Francisco nuns

    SAN FRANCISCO – Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Ill. to close youth correctional facility

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration announced Friday it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, news that delighted a civi ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Two 15-year-old girls fatally shot at Phoenix-area school

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Two 15-year-old girls died Friday in a shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that initially caused panic among parents who coul ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • ‘Finally’: Francis meets Russian Orthodox leader

    HAVANA – With a hug and an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever meeting between a pontiff and the ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Feb. 13 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 ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:20 am
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