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Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 03:59 AM CDT

US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by ISIS in northern Syria Friday as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country," insisting that any effort to...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:02 PM CDT

Suburban Elementary School Catches Cubs Fever

Suburban Elementary School Catches Cubs Fever

Cubs fever is so strong at one elementary school in Wheeling the kids there have created an original musical to celebrate their love of the team. 

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:23 PM CDT

Missing New Lenox Woman Found Dead in Frankfort

Missing New Lenox Woman Found Dead in Frankfort

A 50-year-old New Lenox woman reported missing last weekend has been found dead in another southwest suburb.

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 04:09 AM CDT

Some Parts of 'Obamacare' Working Well, Problems With Others

Some Parts of 'Obamacare' Working Well, Problems With Others

Once again, "Obamacare" has survived a near-death experience. It won't be the end of the political debate, but House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledges, "We're going to be living with 'Obamacare' for the foreseeable...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 04:02 AM CDT

Sinking Ships, Exploding Buildings: Dems Cheer on Twitter

Sinking Ships, Exploding Buildings: Dems Cheer on Twitter

Democrats took to Twitter on Friday to mock the failure of the GOP's health care bill, usings GIFs of sinking ships and exploding buildings to mark the failure of the American Health Care Act, the Republican...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:45 PM CDT

Ex-Penn State President Convicted Over Child-Sex Scandal

Ex-Penn State President Convicted Over Child-Sex Scandal

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:34 PM CDT

Families Protest Eviction From East Chicago Homes

Families Protest Eviction From East Chicago Homes

More than 200 families have already left their homes in East Chicago, forced out after the Environmental Protection Agency discovered dangerously high levels of lead and arsenic in the soil. But for some of...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 06:28 AM CDT

DC's Missing Teens: What's True and What's Not

DC's Missing Teens: What's True and What's Not

An Instagram post claiming 14 girls had disappeared in D.C. over a 24-hour period went viral across social media Thursday. But that post is inaccurate. While the disappearance of any child is reason for...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:16 PM CDT

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

Spacewalking astronauts prepped the International Space Station on Friday for a new parking spot reserved for commercial crew capsules. The 250-mile-high complex already has one docking port in place for the...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:11 PM CDT

Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov

Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov

A Ukrainian official said Friday that the killer of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent, a claim quickly rejected by the...

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