| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Saying "a fish rots at the head," the chairman of the Republican National Committee on Wednesday urged President Obama's defeat next year for failing to deliver on promises to fix the economy.
Reince Priebus, the RNC leader, made the comments after a...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Numerous high-profile union leader pension abuses would be reined in under sweeping legislation that lawmakers overwhelmingly sent today to Gov. Pat Quinn, who had urged the General Assembly to pass the measure.
The legislation, coming in response to...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 11:15 AM
A Somonauk man has been charged in connection with an October car-motorcycle crash in Kendall County that left one person dead, police said today.
Matthew D. Lambert, 28, was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated DUI and reckless homicide,...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:19 PM
— Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday signed into law a major crackdown on lucrative public pension abuses that saw top union officials land hefty retirement packages, double dip and substitute teach for one day but win benefits for life.
| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:21 AM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a major crackdown on lucrative public pension abuses that saw top union officials land hefty retirement packages, double dip and substitute teach for one day but win benefits for life.
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Floods on manyChicago-area streets were receding even as some creeks and small streams remained swollen with rains from last night and early this morning, as the National Weather Service issued another flash flood watch for the area for Friday....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:49 PM
The state’s top Republican legislative leaders today led the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging a Democratic-drawn remapping of the state’s House and Senate districts, alleging it unfairly discriminates against African Americans and...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Jonathan and Kelly Caplan
Paules and Kathleen Gibson, of Lewisburg, Pa., announce the marriage of their daughter, Kelly Lynn Gibson, to Jonathan Lee Caplan, son of Howard and Diane Caplan, of Columbia, on May 22, 2011.
The bride is a 1987 graduate...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:05 PM
A shopper was arrested for shoving a veteran off-duty Kendall County Sheriff’s deputy who pointed a gun at him Sunday in a busy Wal-Martcheckout line in west suburban Oswego.The veteran sheriff’s deputy was identified by the arrestee, Jason...
| Jan 12, 2009
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday it was likely that former Illinois Atty. Gen. Roland Burris would be seated as the state's newest senator this week after a legal review of new paperwork regarding the Senate appointment....
| Jun 20, 2008
Don't call Oswego a boom town. Village officials will tell you it is so past that. Boundary agreements with neighboring towns? Done. Updated comprehensive plan? Check. More schools? Got 'em, in spades. New village hall? The doors opened in May.