GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — It skipped tolls. It had a Twitter hashtag and a GPS tracker. It even posed for photos with groupies. The 50-foot-wide, 15-ton electromagnet attracted a sensation wherever it went during […]
BATAVIA, Ill. (AP) — Without twisting even an eighth of an inch, a 50-foot-wide electromagnet resembling a flying saucer finished an arduous 3,200-mile trip across land and sea on Friday, arriving at an Illinois laboratory […]
CHICAGO (AP) — A 2-year-old girl who was implanted with a windpipe grown from her own stem cells has died, three months after she became the youngest person to receive the experimental treatment. Hannah Warren […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese in response to an outbreak of a bacterial infection that has sickened people in several states and killed at least […]
CHICAGO (AP) — This city, where violent street gangs shoot it out dozens of times a week despite some of the nation’s toughest restrictions on guns, now faces a new challenge: Well-meaning citizens with the […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mississippi River communities scrambling Tuesday to fend off the rain-engorged waterway got discouraging news: More rains looming across much of the nation’s midsection threatened to slow the potential retreat of the […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Reifsteck looks out at his muddy 1,800-acre central Illinois farm and wonders when he’ll get to plant. Like so many other Midwest growers who were praying for rain during the […]
MANCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The bodies of five people who had been shot to death were found early Wednesday in a house in a tiny southwestern Illinois town, and authorities said a suspect was injured and taken into custody a short time later.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the farm belt’s soil recharged by melted snow and spring rains, farmers are anxious to start working the fields and planting seed for the 2013 crop season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Winter storm warnings and advisories have been issued as far east as Pennsylvania as a storm system moves across the country after dumping up to 15 inches of snow on parts of Colorado and Kansas.
NEW YORK (AP) — Urban school districts in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas announced Wednesday they are joining forces to coordinate school lunch planning in an attempt to keep costs down while providing healthful food choices.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Where will President Barack Obama put his presidential library? Four years from the end of Obama’s presidency, Chicago and Honolulu are ramping up campaigns to build the center.