| May 23, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Nobody could recall his real name. Instead, he was known simply as Alabam, probably a riff off his Southern roots. But they all knew him, the old man who played a gritty and all-but-thankless role in the Depression-era building of Hoover Dam.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:30 AM
The first thing Julie Franks-Marchese does each morning is click an app on her phone that gives her an air-quality report for Valencia, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Michael Marchese, and their sons, Jesse, 11, and Tyler, 15. Then she plans her...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:08 AM
A berm that has lost elevation over the years and overtopped last spring will soon be fixed.
Wheaton city council members voted on June 2 to approve the $110,500 project to raise the grade at the Thompson berm, which runs along the south end of Morse...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
In a surprising case of one-upmanship, Activision Blizzard will launch its sci-fi tentpole "Destiny" on Sony's PlayStation 4 before it becomes available on Microsoft's Xbox One.
The release, announced during Sony PlayStation's press conference at the...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Two civil rights groups today urged a federal appeals court in Chicago to uphold a district judge's unprecedented order that confidential court filings by the government in a local terrorism prosecution be disclosed to the defense.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
No one was hurt in a Schaumburg warehouse fire this morning that officials say may have started with a piece of equipment inside.
The fire at a manufacturing building at 525 Estes Ave. started just before 7 a.m., said Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebl....
| May 9, 2014
| 10:52 PM
An off-duty Los Angeles police detective was killed Friday afternoon when his pickup collided with a cement truck in Beverly Hills on the same street where a fellow officer died in a similar crash two months ago.
Cmdr. Andrew Smith said the 25-year LAPD...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Three months into intense international negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear development program, Tehran's team has surprised almost everybody with its apparent eagerness for a deal.
Iranian negotiators have met all of their commitments under...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Five months after the abrupt resignation of Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael D. White, school board members unanimously approved his successor Monday night.
Yolanda Jordan, who has been interim principal since mid-February and the assistant...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:34 PM
With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster.
Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...