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  • Hinckley man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    HINCKLEY — A Hinckley man who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 remained in jail Thursday unable to post 10 percent of his $500 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Report: 12 firms linked to Bruce Rauner went bankrupt

    SPRINGFIELD – A published report says that at least a dozen of the many companies owned by the investment firm of GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Waukegan woman gets 40 years for torture-murder

    WAUKEGAN – A Waukegan woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison for her role in the 2011 torture-murder death of a man in a local auto body shop.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Ferguson chief apologizes in video to Brown family

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Police: Shabbona man had 63 bags of heroin in Hinckley

    HINCKLEY — When a DeKalb County Sheriff's deputy found heroin on Givanni A. Lombardo during a traffic stop, they asked him if they could search his ap ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Iran president: extremists want to destroy civilization

    UNITED NATIONS – Iran's president warned world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday that the goal of extremists creating chaos in the Mide ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Woman hit by California officer gets $1.5 million

    LOS ANGELES – A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $ ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Holder resigning as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • India releases first image of crater-scarred Mars

    NEW DELHI – India's space agency released the first image of the crater-scarred and dry surface of Mars taken by the nation's first interplanetary spa ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Crest Hill woman pleads not guilty in Labor Day weekend slaying

    JOLIET – The woman accused of fatally stabbing her roommate last month over the Labor Day weekend pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Opponents to McHenry County RV rules, horse racing prevail at McHenry County Board meeting

    WOODSTOCK – The proposed McHenry County Unified Development Ordinance will go easy on recreational vehicle owners and hard on horse racing events.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Developers withdraw Oakwood Hills power plant

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Developers for a proposed power plant in Oakwood Hills have killed the project in light of strong public opposition from residents of t ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Batavia aldermen ask for investigation from Attorney General Madigan into electric project

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Joint Committee of the Whole meeting unanimously recommended the city should ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to inve ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • O'Hare reclaims title as world's busiest airport

    CHICAGO – Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has reclaimed its title as the world's busiest airport for the first time since 2004.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • Emanuel says he made 'mistake' with Obama school

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he acted too hastily and made a mistake when he announced plans to name a high school after President Barack Obama o ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 8:30 am
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