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  • Illinois Democrats make play for unity, victory

    SPRINGFIELD – Faced with a crucial mid-term election where Republicans are seeking to reclaim the governor's mansion, Illinois Democrats used an annua ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • University Village camp ends with Junior Olympics

    DeKALB – Watching Terrance Davis whack tennis balls across the court at University Village on Wednesday, you couldn’t tell the only time he’d played b ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Clinton says she's looking forward to hug Obama

    VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. – Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's looking forward to hugging out her differences with President Barack Obama.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

    NEW YORK – Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called "cruel and unnecessary" messag ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • DeKalb man jailed on charges of beating girlfriend

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman said her boyfriend broke her nose and a bone in her face after an argument that began when she offered him a plate of food, au ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • As African medics die of Ebola, debate over drugs

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A leading physician in Sierra Leone's fight against Ebola has died from the disease, an official said Wednesday, as it emerge ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • 10,300 Illinoisans' health coverage in jeopardy

    CHICAGO — More than 10,000 Illinois residents who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care law could have their coverage canceled ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • 12-year-old Illinois girl sells steer for $100K

    SPRINGFIELD — A 12-year-old Morris girl needs a bigger piggy bank.Shaelye Varner showed the grand ch ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Group studying gun trafficking to meet in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A group of lawmakers studying ways to curb the flow of Illegal guns into Illinois is scheduled to hold its first meeting.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Quinn talks about labor at Democratic breakfast

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has emphasized his support of labor unions in the nationally-watched governor's contest.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Crime Mugs, August 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable dou ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Galesburg teachers strike over contract

    GALESBURG – Members of a northwestern Illinois teachers union are on strike after rejecting a contract offered by the public school district.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Burke gives Wisconsin Democrats a new approach

    JANESVILLE, Wis. – Only a few years ago, Wisconsin was the scene of huge protest rallies that shut down the state Capitol, a failed attempt to recall ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • 'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

    ISLAMORADA, Fla. – It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Deere takes a hit as farm economy weakens

    MOLINE – Deere's third-quarter profit fell 15 percent and the farming equipment maker believes that the same weak sales at home and abroad will cut in ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 8:33 am
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