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  • Olive Garden defends unlimited breadsticks policy

    NEW YORK – Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity. ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Vietnam War soldiers to receive Medal of Honor from President Obama

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 8:55 am
  • Chicago teen charged as adult in sexual assault of pregnant college student

    CHICAGO – A 17-year-old boy who sexually assaulted a pregnant college student and locked her in the trunk of a car has been charged as an adult with a ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Thieves strike fancy store in Chicago's Gold Coast

    CHICAGO – Patrol officers early Monday found the front windows shattered at the high-end Moncler store in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood and severa ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukrainian city

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

    LONDON – Now it’s Britain’s turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded – like t ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

    PARIS – Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global st ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Rauner’s schools plan raises eyebrows

    SPRINGFIELD – Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    INDIANOLA, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sun ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb looks to spend tax revenue

    DeKALB – The pressure for DeKalb leaders to find other ways to fund certain city operations is increasing as they look for the best ways to spend the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Former mayor of DeKalb remembered

    DeKALB – Jay Ebbesen always knew his father, Joseph Ebbesen, made an impact on people. But it wasn’t until he stood at his father’s memorial Saturday ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Several charities meet at TAILS Humane Society's Mutt Strut

    DeKALB – Susana Martin didn’t have a dog to bring to the ninth annual Mutt Strut. Instead, the 10-ye ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Racing team raises money for Ladies Night Out organization

    When Ladies Night Out founders Dawn and Don Sukach of Sycamore started their breast cancer fundraising event 10 years ago, they had no idea where it w ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Sept. 14 Police Reports

    DeKalb CountyJennifer Watson, 20, of the 500 block of South Fadia Street, Maple Park, was charged Fr ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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