| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Billions of dollars of property damage along the Eastern Seaboard. Sharply reduced yields of corn, wheat and soy at Midwestern farms. Rising sea levels threatening military installations in Southern California.
These and other risks from climate...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Opening Tuma Lake in Willow Springs, planned for this fall, may be delayed as long as two years to restock fish killed off by the harsh winter.
Fish had been put in the lake over the past two to three years, said Steve Silic, fisheries biologist with...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Law enforcement officers believe they have spotted fugitive Eric Frein, dressed all in black, on more than one occasion as they pursued him in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse in the rocky, overgrown woods along the border of Pike and Monroe counties....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend.
The deaths of...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a source familiar with the matter said.
The gift to the Centers for...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Nurses, teacher's aides and other Downers Grove high school staff members will get pay bumps for the next three years under a new contract finalized with the district.
The Community High School District 99 school board unanimously approved the agreement...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:11 PM
A Willowbrook man was found dead Monday afternoon after he fell off of a boat in Lake Michigan near Indiana Dunes State Park, authorities said.
Conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources recovered the body of Amer Rustum, 54,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Veterans of the Will County Forest Preserve District will have a chance for early retirement starting next summer.
Forest preserve commissioners recently approved a program that would allow employees who are at least 50 years old and have 20 years of...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Wildlife biologists are putting tracking collars and cameras on bears near Central Florida neighborhoods.
The devices, which rely on GPS technology, beam the animal's location to a computer every half-hour and may help the study team understand where...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Climate change will make survival of many bird species doubtful in much of the continental U.S., and Florida may become a kind of an avian life raft, according to a study released this week by the National Audubon Society.
The group examined 588 bird...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson used the name of a retired NBA superstar to book an appointment with a massage therapist who he allegedly attempted to sexually assault at a Vernon Hills fitness center, according to a newly released police report....