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  • County, state fairs cut back harness racing in Illinois

    DUQUOIN (AP) – The decline of harness racing in Illinois continues as several county fairs and both ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Day Trip: Plenty of joy in these rides

    GURNEE – Screams are what you’ll hear, but smiles are what you’ll see at Six Flags Great America in ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Springfield's historic sites see decline in visitors

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Despite an increase in tourism across Illinois last year, most of the historic si ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Campus cop pleads not guilty to murder charge

    CINCINNATI (AP) – A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a tra ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Investigators hope debris will shed light on Malaysian jet’s disappearance

    BEIJING – Investigators in France are preparing to examine a barnacle-encrusted piece of a Boeing 77 ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Insurance co-ops aren't cooperating with the bottom line

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to cre ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Nearly $14 million available in EPA grants

    DETROIT (AP) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says up to $13.9 million is being made avail ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Illinois' health law co-op loses nearly $18 million

    CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois’ only nonprofit health insurance co-op has struggled with low enrollment and ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Fair games, carnival roll on in Ogle County

    Hadley Hillison, 6, and her mother, Carissa, both of Polo, wave to a crowd of people as they ride the Ferris wheel Thursday evening at the Ogle County ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Greyhound service comes to NIU

    DEKALB (AP) – A new Greyhound route means Northern Illinois University in DeKalb now has service fro ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Lincolnway Staples closing

    STERLING – The Staples at 4311 Lincolnway will close at the end of August, a local store manager confirmed Thursday.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Dunham's waiting on rebuild plans

    STERLING – The reopening of Dunham’s Sports at Northland Mall is still in the planning stage, a spokesman for the retailer said.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Dixon council considers changing taxicab code

    DIXON – Matt Sowers announced bold ideas for launching his own taxicab business at the top of Tuesday’s council meeting.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Whiteside County bridge work to start

    DIXON – Maintenance work will begin Monday on four bridges on U.S. Route 30 in Whiteside County.Thre ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Ogle County cops looking for police impersonator

    OREGON – Ogle County authorities are on the lookout for a man impersonating a police officer.Authori ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:11 pm
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