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  • Ebola response: Enough and in time?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Ukraine ratifies landmark deal with Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country’s rebel ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 3 foreign troops die in Afghan suicide blast

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three members of the NATO- ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Social Security resumes mailing benefit statements

    WASHINGTON – The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Top general: U.S. ground troops are possible in Iraq

    WASHINGTON – American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama’s current strategy fails ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    WASHINGTON – Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motor ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    WEED, Calif. – Despite warnings about the dangers of wildfires and drought-parched forests, the inferno that swirled through the California lumber tow ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled

    CHICAGO – Twenty-one people, many of whom are doing work that touches on race relations, same-sex marriage, climate change and other issues that are d ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed wi ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

    BAGHDAD – The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes a ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • NCAA denies appeal for former Joliet Catholic star Ty Isaac

    When former Joliet Catholic star running back Ty Isaac transferred from USC to Michigan so he could be closer to family, he hoped to get onto the fi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • South building strong comeback season

    JOLIET – Two wins and a whole lot of losses.Plainfield South senior Jordan McNeill remembers her jun ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Perinar, Minooka beat SPC foe Plainfield East

    MINOOKA – Ginger Perinar totaled eight kills, two blocks and two aces to lead Minooka to a 25-17, 25-21 Southwest Prairie volleyball victory over Plai ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • North tops Central in noisy battle

    PLAINFIELD – Noise filled the gym during the second set of Plainfield North’s Southwest Prairie volleyball match Tuesday.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • JCA rallies for draw vs. Romeoville

    JOLIET – The steady drizzle that fell during the first half of Monday’s soccer game between Joliet Catholic and visiting Romeoville didn’t dampen the ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Joliet West finishes strong vs. Minooka

    MINOOKA – Playing for the fifth time in seven days, Joliet West’s soccer team didn’t really perform the way it wanted in the first half of Monday’s no ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Plainfield South’s Grigg, boys team win Steelmen Invite

    CHANNAHON – Cool temperatures and a light breeze made for ideal running conditions for Joliet Central’s 21st Annual Steelmen Invite Saturday at Channa ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:51 am
  • Minooka scores late to edge Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – Nathan Gunn and John Carnagio wanted the ball for different reasons during the final half of Minooka's Southwest Prairie Conference opene ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Bolingbrook inflicts hurt on Steelmen

    JOLIET – Hinsdale Central did no favors for the rest of the teams on Bolingbrook’s schedule when the Red Devils upset the Raiders, 23-15, in Week 1.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Homewood-Flossmoor hands Joliet West first loss

    JOLIET – After watching his team claim victories in their first two games, Joliet West coach Jason Aubry wanted to see how they matched up against one ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:11 am

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