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  • Testimony wraps up in former Va. governor trial

    RICHMOND, Va. – An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor’s mansion, a fi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

    LAS VEGAS – The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • U.N.: Ebola caseload could reach 20,000

    GENEVA – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?

    NEW YORK – Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of informatio ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters

    HONG KONG – Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months ap ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Mother of U.S. reporter in Syria pleads for his life

    BEIRUT – The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new image ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Official: Ebola outbreak to worsen

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health of ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Nearly $700K in donations after shooting

    ST. LOUIS – Donors have given nearly $700,000 to online fundraising sites set up to collect money for the family of a black 18-year-old and the white ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Insurers can deter sick from enrolling

    Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that compani ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Cold cash just keeps washing in from ALS challenge

    In the two hours it took an official from the ALS Association to return a reporter's call for comment, the group's ubiquitous "ice bucket challenge" h ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Bolingbrook mistakes costly in loss

    BOLINGBROOK – Tuf Borland may be a high school junior, but he is astute when it comes to the game of football.
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Joliet West knocks off Tinley Park

    TINLEY PARK – In a game of ups and downs, Joliet West showed some spunk in the second half Friday and beat Tinley Park, 20-18.
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Central’s initial night game spoiled

    JOLIET – Joliet Central’s football team hoped to snap its 36-game losing streak on the same evening it hosted the first night game at the historic cam ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Providence’s defense stifled Joliet Catholic’s running game.Is it a surprise? Probably not to most.T ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Providence stifles JCA rushing attack

    JOLIET – It was no secret.To beat Joliet Catholic, you need to prevent big plays.Providence’s defens ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Football chatter with Dick Goss and Curt Herron

    Each week, Sports Editor Dick Goss and reporter Curt Herron will offer a rundown of Friday night high school football. Tune in each week to catch up o ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Bolingbrook falls to Hinsdale Central

    BOLINGBROOK – The Bolingbrook Raiders came into Friday night's opening game regarded as one of the top football teams in the state, but they were play ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • West comes from behind to win season opener

    TINLEY PARK – The Joliet West Tigers came roaring back in the second half to defeat the Tinley Park Titans 20-18 Friday.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:05 am
  • Lemont scores late to beat Plainfield South in Kooi debut

    JOLIET – Lemont overcame a lightning delay and a tough Plainfield South defense to make coach Brett Kooi a winner in his debut for the Indians as they ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Romeoville falls to Hinsdale South, 27-14

    DARIEN - A two-hour lightning delay and a very physical Hinsdale South Hornet squad were too much for Romeoville to overcome as the Spartans fell 27-1 ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Holmes showcases agility against Browns

    CLEVELAND — The last time Santonio Holmes played in a preseason finale, it was 2010 and he was facing a four-game suspension, so he needed the extra w ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Arkush: Bears' special teams a work in progress

    Over the past 10 seasons, Bears fans have been spoiled. The Bears have been among the top five specialty unit teams in the NFL for a decade, and we’ve ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Lynch to get big opportunity in preseason finale

    LAKE FOREST – Nine Bears were healthy scratches in last week’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. Aside from quarterback David Fales, who di ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • BC-BBA--White Sox

    NEW YORK – Chris Sale was in complete control at Yankee Stadium, all set to end the White Sox’s losing streak. And then the ball glanced off Dayan Vic ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Cubs’ Wada tosses six hitless innings

    CHICAGO – Tsuyoshi Wada was disappointed he didn’t pitch better when he was in the Baltimore Orioles organization.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Arkush: Chicago Football no longer to use offensive 'Redskins'

    There are no other sports and very few businesses in America that are as successful as the National Football League.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Chris Conte, and other questions to be answered

    It’s time for the third and most important preseason game on the schedule – the longest we’ll see Bears starters before the regular season begins.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Cubs win in suspended game

    CHICAGO – This gives new meaning to a win that was a long-time coming for the Cubs.After two days, t ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants, 2-0, on Tuesda ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:55 am
  • Pre-Seahawks practice crucial for safety Conte

    LAKE FOREST – The Bears returned to Halas Hall for practice Monday, four days before taking on the Seattle Seahawks in the always pivotal third presea ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:03 pm

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