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  • James Bond meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to build a safer gun

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a ...
    May 1, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Troopers step up highway enforcement for prom, graduation

    ELGIN (AP) – Troopers with the Illinois State Police in District 2 have a reminder for young drivers ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:15 pm
  • Chicago Democrat's law firm helps Trump hotel get tax breaks

    CHICAGO (AP) – A law firm headed by one of Chicago’s most powerful Democrats has helped Republican p ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • Olympic weightlifting champion Tommy Kono dies in Hawaii

    HONOLULU (AP) – Tommy Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans a ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • City unveils plans for Navy Pier hotel

    CHICAGO (AP) – The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at the popular tourist attra ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Review: Shooting of mentally ill man justified

    ZION (AP) – The Lake County State’s Attorney has concluded a northern Illinois police officer was ju ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:04 pm
  • For some, Chicago State a flawed but final shot at a degree

    CHICAGO (AP) – Most of the more than 4,000 students at Chicago State University on the city’s South ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • Offer to restore power at shuttered state park rejected

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – An Illinois utility has rejected a local park district’s offer to cover the unpaid ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:14 pm
  • After a half-century wait, US cruise leaves Miami for Cuba

    MIAMI (AP) – After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • LOS ANGELES – As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

    NEW YORK (AP) – Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where p ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • Sanders vows contested convention

    WASHINGTON – Bernie Sanders, a year after he declared his presidential candidacy, said Sunday that t ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:15 pm
  • Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump has a Plan B if he’s faced with a contested convention, and it involv ...
    May 1, 2016 - 9:02 pm
  • Oregon students puts classmates in a good light

    OREGON – The irony is not lost on Oregon High School junior Alex Sitze. Among the many plates he’s ...
    May 1, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • Junior CEOs invite public to come see their companies

    STERLING – From soap scrubs to sheer deliciousness to car detailing, there will be a variety of goods and services sold Tuesday and Wednesday at the C ...
    May 1, 2016 - 8:53 pm
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