| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:39 AM
The pilot of a hot air balloon made an emergency landing on a residential street in Huntley this morning to avoid power lines - the second time in five days police and fire crews in the far northwest suburb have responded to a downed balloon.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The owner of horses and other animals seized earlier this month in Kane County must produce $30,000 to cover expenses for their care, a judge ruled today.
If Stacy Fiebelkorn, 44, of Elgin cannot come up with the security bond within five business days,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Vehicles Affected: About 109,000 model-year 2001-2004 Mazda Tribute SUVs manufactured between May 22, 2000, and Dec. 19, 2003, and originally sold or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Newport Boulevard: Battery was reported in the 2000 block at 12:53 a.m. Wednesday.
Santa Isabel Avenue: Defrauding an innkeeper was reported in the 100 block at 4:22 a.m. Wednesday.
Illinois Street: Identity theft was reported in the 1800...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Go West, young man, Horace Greeley, the proponent of the glories of expansion, urged in the mid-19th century. That advice has paid off in the 21st century as those living in the West are far more likely to say their states are the best or one of the...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs to fix possible corrosion issues in the vehicles’ suspension, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
At least it’s not spiders.
The recall affects Mazda Tributes from the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:46 PM
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
LOS ANGELES Last Mother's Day, Jaret Graham, 14, climbed on the back of an all-terrain vehicle driven by his 12-year-old cousin. As they sped down a paved stretch of country road in west Texas, the 12-year-old lost control, the vehicle went into a ditch...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:46 AM
DES MOINES - Iowa is a tough state for presidential front-runners. It may be the passive-aggressive nature of voters. Iowans are exceedingly polite; it’s the kind of place you’re expected to greet and even chat with others stepping onto an...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Some 1.3 million Americans, including about 222,000 Californians, lost jobless benefits Saturday as the federal program to assist the long-term unemployed expired.
Here are six things to know about who is affected and why the benefits went away.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A fledgling move is afoot to legalize a lighter strain of medical marijuana in the Sunshine State.
Two Florida representatives, Katie Edwards and Matt Gaetz, are taking steps to help families statewide gain access to a strain of marijuana that's shown...