| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:38 AM
A 31-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash in unincorporated McHenry County near northwest suburban Marengo, officials said.
Quinn G. Gieseke of Woodstock was killed when his 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck crashed in the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A 22-year-old man from Lombard died following an in-line skating accident in Lombard, according to the DuPage County Coroner’s Office.
The man, identified as Christopher Michaels, of the 0-90 block of west 19th Street in Lombard, was crossing...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:51 PM
As if it wasn't hard enough for the Minnesota Vikings' to absorb their 29-26 loss to the Ravens that included an NFL-record for lead changes in the fourth quarter, the NFC North football team's flight home to Minneapolis was delayed for several hours on...
| Sep 17, 2013
Re "State's license bill is driving debate," Sept. 14
I agree with Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood: If someone is in the country illegally, it makes no sense to give him the legal ability to drive.
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck states...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Nearly a tanker's worth of crude oil may have spilled into the James River or burned off after a train derailment in Virginia this week, but authorities have not detected any serious environmental impacts.
“At this time we expect downstream...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:44 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It took nearly 10 hours to complete the Daytona 500 on Sunday and for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to complete his 10-year bid to return to Daytona's Victory Lane.
Earnhardt held off Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on a restart with...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Shares of Wall Street darling Tesla Motors fell 6% Wednesday after the high-flying stock was downgraded by an investment house and pictures and video of a mysterious Tesla Model S fire circulated on the Internet.
The shares dropped $12.05 to close at...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:55 PM
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart's attempt to win his first Daytona 500 fell short Sunday as the three-time NASCAR champion drove his first race since suffering a broken right leg in August.
After starting 21st, Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Scary Halloween locations are not limited to abandoned mansions, ominous forests or a graveyard on a dark and stormy night.
Universal Studios uses special effects and other eerie techniques to transport guests to nontraditional spooky places during...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators twice declined to investigate faulty ignition switches in General Motors Co. cars that led to 13 deaths — even though one official found "a pattern" of problems, according to a new congressional report.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:52 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Thomas Howard died early Monday in a high-speed crash that also killed another man, according to media reports.
A California Highway Patrol...