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  • 5,000 years ago, rodents were food in part of Europe

    The European palate may not always have been so sophisticated.This week, researchers report the firs ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Smithsonian launches Kickstarter campaign to save ruby slippers

    WASHINGTON (AP) – It will take more than three clicks of the heels to preserve the ruby slippers tha ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • 'Price is Right' contestants make history with 3-way tie

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Price is Right” history was made on Monday’s episode when a trio of contestants ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Illinois agency: YouTube glitch behind training video porn

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency’s training summit ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:37 am
  • Consumer prices rise at fastest pace in 5 months

    WASHINGTON – Consumer prices increased in September at the fastest pace since the spring as gasoline ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • A surprisingly high number of first-timers now buying homes

    WASHINGTON (AP) – For years, the U.S. housing market looked bleak for young couples hoping to buy th ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Robot pilots being tested

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) – Think of it as the airborne cousin to the self-driving car: a robot in the cock ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • $4 a month? Social Security recipients to get tiny increase

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • States seek to reassure voters, tighten poll security

    Facing unprecedented warnings of a “rigged” election from Donald Trump, state officials around the c ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:51 am
  • Study: Dixon Airport would be tough to fix, close

    To close or not to close? A study finds that neither option is an optimal solution for the Dixon Municipal Airport.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • Quick transformation at green space project site

    Work is progressing nicely at the riverfront green space project, and the city could have its entertainment venue in time for next year's sesquicenten ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • Ogle County Board gets a look at new jail plan

    OREGON – The Ogle County Board got a look at what a new county jail in the heart of Oregon might look like.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Details revealed in request for new Lanark murder trial

    MOUNT CARROLL – Jury contamination, a probation officer’s testimony, and other elements are part of a defense motion to reverse the guilty verdict in ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Polo resident wants ordinances enforced

    POLO – A trio of vehicles doesn’t seem to be budging, and neither is the resident who’s complaining about them, and a Polo City alderman wants somethi ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Oregon Elementary students getting new playground

    OREGON – Students will be able to get some play time in before the snowflakes fall at Oregon Elementary School.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 9:59 am
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