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  • AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy

    WASHINGTON – It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Governor candidates' views on Obama library evolve

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor have evolving views on who should pay for a potential presidential library in President Barack Obama's ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER

    DALLAS – The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • U.S. sharply criticizes new Israeli construction

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance I ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • IDOC: No need to review rules on convict contact

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Corrections officials say there's no need to review rules about prison administrators' contact with ex-convicts a ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Ebola patient told Dallas hospital he was from Liberia

    DALLAS – The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told health care workers on his initial hospital visit that he had recently been in an ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man attacked after helping injured bicyclist

    DeKALB – Wade King thanked the man who tried to help him when he fell off his bike – by hitting him with a beer bottle, authorities said. The man, a D ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Romeoville house fire was accidental, fire chief says

    ROMEOVILLE – Investigators have determined the fire that destroyed a house Tuesday started accidentally.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Batavia man faces 12 charges in St. Charles traffic incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Batavia man racked up 12 charges – including five felonies – from a drive through St. Charles early Friday that ended with him spinnin ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday ordered Pennsylvania flags to fly at half-staff at the state Capitol and in Montgomery County in hon ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

    MONROE, Conn. – A bomb threat has led to the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • FBI reclassifies animal cruelty as top-tier felony

    LOS ANGELES – Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Peoria man gets 25 years in beating death

    PEORIA (AP) – A Peoria man has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars for beating a man to death with a board.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Truck deals help boost U.S. auto sales in September

    DETROIT – September sales won't be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • Our View: Key election often overlooked

    Election season began last week.Not for the upcoming November election, although you should be payin ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:20 pm
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