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  • NIU's Stevens Building renovation and rebuild begins

    DeKALB – Graduate student Jessica Ritsche looks forward to the day Northern Illinois University's anthropology department is much more centralized.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 5:27 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana applications due Monday

    CHICAGO – Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash betwe ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off

    A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dr ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • White House intruder: Security changes weighed

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is "obviously concerned" about a weekend White House breach by an ex-soldier with a small knife who scaled a fence ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Two DeKalb men accused of residential burglary

    CORTLAND — Two DeKalb men accused of stealing power tools and other items from a Cortland home earlier this month were arrested after police traced th ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Indiana Toll Road operator files for bankruptcy

    INDIANAPOLIS – A judge and creditors will have to decide who runs the Indiana Toll Road after the highway's private operator filed for bankruptcy prot ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • GM expert says 21 ignition switch deaths eligible for compensation from

    DETROIT – The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Spin Meter: Those changing Obamacare numbers

    WASHINGTON – Scrambled statistics are part of the growing pains for President Barack Obama's health care law.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Delaware authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries

    NEW CASTLE, Del. – A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Cook County investigating Dolton Animal Hospital after 4 dead dogs found at facility

    DOLTON – A suburban Chicago animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authoritie ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • U of I Foundation receives increase in donations

    URBANA – The University of Illinois Foundation said Monday that it received $259.5 million in donations during the fiscal year that ended June 30, a 1 ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Police: Passenger killed in DUI motorcycle crash Sunday

    SHABBONA – A 52-year-old Earlville man is accused of driving drunk in the motorcycle crash that killed his wife and injured him about 7 p.m. Sunday, a ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • U.S. existing home sales fall in August

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war

    WASHINGTON – As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:08 am
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