| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:50 PM
AUSTIN, Texas Texas' Rio Grande Valley is the "center of gravity" for the nation's immigration crisis and for criminal cartels that hope to exploit the situation, the head of the state's Department of Public Safety said Tuesday.
Meantime, conditions have...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Bar owners and employees crowded Libertyville's board room recently, trying to persuade officials to back off a plan that would have forced bars to close an hour earlier.
After giving preliminary approval to the plan at their last meeting,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Naperville residents will continue to water their lawns on odd or even days based on their address.
The City Council on Tuesday decided not to remove the day restriction amid concerns about supply for firefighting as well as water pressure.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The FBI is searching for a San Francisco man who is suspected of possessing explosive materials at his home and should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities said Sunday.
The FBI's announcement came after an extensive search of 42-year-old...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
To paraphrase Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues," it makes you want to holler, the way so many people in Baltimore do their lives.
Dying is too easy in this city, and neither death nor we should be proud. Even before summer officially arrives, nearly 90...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:52 PM
A year ago Tuesday the first of several hundred Seminole County residents were summoned to the Sanford courthouse for jury selection.
A half-dozen of them ultimately would decide whether former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman was a...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:50 PM
More than half a million young immigrants who were granted temporary deportation waivers can apply for a two-year extension, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday, in what may be a template for more sweeping White House action before the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
As far back as 2002, General Motors engineers starting calling it the "switch from hell."
It would take a dozen years, more than 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths for the automaker to recall the ignition switch, used in millions of small cars.
| May 22, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Orland Park trustees put a decision on prohibiting the sale of pets from commercial breeders on hold, saying they want additional time to consider their options.
"I don't see any point in rushing this because we want to get it right," Trustee Pat Gira...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Oak Park will not install speed bumps on its residental streets despite growing demand for them, the Village Board decided Monday.
Pressure from some residents to add speed bumps on their blocks prompted village staff to ask the board to reconsider a...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Fourteen Des Plaines fire and police personnel take home city-owned vehicles, but Ald. Dick Sayad, 4th, would like to cut that number to four.
The issue spurred a debate among aldermen, City Manager Michael Bartholomew, Police Chief William Kushner...