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  • Study: Beef produces more environmental damage than pork, poultry

    WASHINGTON – Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new stu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Gay, transgender workers gain U.S. bias protection

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or f ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

    WASHINGTON – A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Americans from Texas, California killed in Gaza

    Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel.Their love of ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Regional Education Office consolidation not easy

    SPRINGFIELD – With 11 months to go until deadline, Illinois officials are still working out the details of upcoming mergers of Regional Offices of Edu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Chamber View: Sycamore Turning Back Time this weekend

    The 1950s are making a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend from Friday through Sunday. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise over to ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • DeKalb leaders considering e-cigarette rules

    DeKALB – DeKalb city officials are researching rules that could regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes and where people can use them.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Kinzinger to hold office hours in Genoa

    GENOA – Staff from U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger's office will be in Genoa on Thursday to answer questions from constituents.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Lehan VP featured at D.C. health care event

    DeKALB – Having a deep rooted interest in women's health is a family affair for Lehan Drugs vice president of sales and marketing DJ Larson.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • DeKalb Salvation Army captains start with extra challenge

    DeKALB – Salvation Army Captain Michelle Graham learned something about herself when she started running the local chapter while her husband, Keith, w ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Man gets 17 years for foiled murder-for-hire plot

    WHEATON (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for his foiled attempt to hire a hit man to kill three of his relatives ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September. Her husban ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Man gets 65 years prison in dismemberment killing

    EDWARDSVILLE (AP) — One of two men accused of killing a southwestern Illinois woman and dismembering her body has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation are joining in a northern Idaho's woman appeal over the ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:19 pm
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