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  • ATF director to tour new Chicago gun center

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois toured a new Chicago center authorities say may help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Feds' immigrant figures may not give full story

    CHICAGO (AP) — Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-M ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • NJ Gov. Christie to campaign for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is stopping in Chicago Friday to support Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor, a rac ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • DeKalb County Sheriff: No 'startling developments' in Schulz investigation

    SYCAMORE – Authorities are waiting for toxicology test results to make a determination about the death of Steven Schulz, whose body was found earlier ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Man, 18, charged in child death held without bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has ordered an 18-year-old charged in the shooting death of an 11-year-old held without bond.
    July 25, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    MISSION, Texas — Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • House to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK

    WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained com ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Bigger Russian artillery moving into Ukraine soon

    WASHINGTON — The movement of Russian heavy caliber artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is "imminent", the Pentagon said Friday, saying Ru ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    MOSCOW — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Emerald ash borer found in central Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Agriculture says the destructive emerald ash borer has been found in two central Illinois counties.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Rifkin attorney: Ban former NIU police leaders from testifying in rape case

    SYCAMORE – The former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student off duty and off campus is asking a judge t ...
    July 26, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • NIU staff member on leave over campus water testing

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University employee in charge of testing campus water has been placed on paid administrative leave after officials determ ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    PARIS – French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials sa ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

    WASHINGTON – One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue imp ...
    July 25, 2014 - 9:12 am
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