For the first time this year, Illinois has seen it’s first batch of mosquitos with the West Nile virus.
A monthly survey of business leaders suggests the economy in 9 Midwest and Plains states will continue to grow steadily over the next few months.
It’s not everyday you see a pet monkey at a dog park, but maybe it is, if you live in Godfrey, Illinois.
NEW YORK (AP) _ A federal judge in Manhattan will hear claims that Apple Inc. was involved in the fixing the price of electronic books.
BEIJING (AP) _ At least 119 people are now confirmed dead in a massive fire that broke out at a poultry plant in northeastern China today.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) _ Firefighters doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in to replace torrid weather.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
The Supreme Court will decide whether to reinstate a man’s conviction for protesting outside a military base in California. Federal officials on Monday asked justices to reinstate John Dennis Apel’s trespass convictions. Apel had been…
A 102-year-old Idaho woman celebrated her birthday in quite unconventional fashion — by BASE jumping off the state’s Perrine Bridge. Dorothy Custer, who celebrated her 101st birthday by zip-lining in Idaho’s Snake River Canyon, marked…
Jesse Grado walks cautiously past a welder whose work throws off a spray of brilliant sparks as construction crews lay slabs of concrete for a bridge over the Rio Grande. The leader of the project…