| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The broken pieces of a cherished war memorial were removed this week, but the ill feelings created through a deliberate act of destruction linger.
New Lenox police are seeking the perpetrators of an act of "vandalism" that left four of five granite...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A convicted sex offender recently released from prison has been charged with trying to break into a home in Wilmette and trespassing at Highcrest Middle School in the north suburb, authorities said.
Police say Kevin Berglund, 42, placed a stool under...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:48 PM
President Barack Obama said key NATO allies stood ready to join the United States in military action to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq as he vowed to 'take out' the leaders of a movement he said was a major threat to the West.
Obama said the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The following items were gathered from Highland Park and Deerfield police reports:
Twenty-three fire extinguishers were taken from the grass near Highland Park High School on St. Johns Avenue, on Aug. 6. The 10-pound extinguishers were...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:56 PM
As Islamic State fighters from Syria blitzed across northern Iraq this summer, they swept thousands of fresh recruits from Iraqi Sunni tribal militias, prisons and insurgent groups into their ranks, nearly tripling the size of their armed force and...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The United States has confirmed that Russia supplied sophisticated missile launchers to separatists in eastern Ukraine and that attempts were made to move them back across the Russian border after the Thursday shoot-down of a Malaysian jet liner, a U.S....
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:44 PM
WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:37 PM
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he had authorized "targeted" U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq and military airdrops of humanitarian supplies to besieged religious minorities there to prevent a "potential act of...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday he has activated the agency's emergency operation center at the highest response level to help respond to the worst Ebola outbreak in history, which has killed 932...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:31 AM
Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join airstrikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:01 PM
President Barack Obama said on Friday that the United States and its allies are making slow but steady progress in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, and he pledged new aid to Jordan to grapple with Syrian refugees.