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  • Akst: Sycamore referendum plan is on

    The Sycamore Park District just voted to add a referendum to the November ballot. If it passes, residents would pay about $81 more a year in property ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Man held in 1992 strangling death of Illinois teen

    CHICAGO – More than two decades after the strangling death of an Illinois teenager, a 71-year-old man was arrested in California in connection with th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • GOP Rauner’s campaign ad used made-up headlines

    SPRINGFIELD – A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring – and even making up – hea ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Earlville drive-in theater raising funds to make switch from 35mm film to digital format

    EARLVILLE – Ron Magnoni Jr. doesn’t want to switch the Route 34 Drive-In to digital, but he has to adapt or close the Earlville landmark as movie make ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:34 am
  • County jobless rate holds steady

    DeKALB – While the unemployment rate for DeKalb County and the city of DeKalb dropped more than 3 percentage points in June when compared to last year ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • GOP Rauner's campaign ad used made-up headlines

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring — and even maki ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursda ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Quinn: Rauner ad shows 'pattern of dishonesty'

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has blasted a new commercial by his Republican opponent in which headlines from news stories appear doctored.
    July 24, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separati ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO — The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straigh ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Immigration detainers down in McLean County

    BLOOMINGTON — Federal immigration detainers have dropped in a central Illinois county where they sparked protests two years ago.
    July 24, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • First phase of Charlestowne Mall project slated for August

    ST. CHARLES – The first phase of construction for the Charlestowne Mall redevelopment is scheduled for August, its project developer said Monday.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • 16-year-old boy shot dead in Chicago house

    CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 16-year-old boy is dead after a bullet fired from outside came through a window and struck him inside a South Side home ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm
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