PHOENIX — The judge in the Jodi Arias murder trial declared a mistrial in the penalty phase Thursday after the jury reported for a second time that it was deadlocked on whether to sentence her to life in prison or death for killing her...
GRAPEVINE, Texas — The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders — a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization and lead to mass defections of members...
There are many great places to camp and fish in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources manages 324 state parks, fish and wildlife areas, state forests and other sites. Here is a list of a dozen state sites ranked by the amount of...
MOORE, Okla. — Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City...
Donald A. Lee, 39, of Elkville has been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after Benton police officers were dispatched to 204 E. Main St. in reference to a female being shot.
Although delayed payments from the state are to be expected these days, university officials say the predictability doesn’t make it any easier. Nearly 11 months into this fiscal year, Illinois’ nine public universities have received...
One month ago today, twin blasts rang out at one of America's greatest athletic traditions, the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed, hundreds wounded, and the manhunt for one of the suspects froze an entire city for almost a whole day.
PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia abortion doctor was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who authorities say were delivered alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy clinic, in...
Jodi Arias trial: Jury deadlocked on death penalty verdict
May 23, 2013 at 10:18 PM
Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys; adult ban stays
May 23, 2013 at 10:17 PM
Take your pick of the top places to camp, fish in Illinois
May 23, 2013 at 10:00 PM
How to help the Oklahoma tornado victims
May 22, 2013 at 9:11 PM
Dates are proclaimed for traditional Poppy Days
May 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Oklahoma tornado: Crews dig desperately through night
May 21, 2013 at 8:05 PM
Elkville man charged in death of Bonnie woman
May 20, 2013 at 8:00 PM
Deadbeat Illinois: Universities get fraction of what they're due
May 19, 2013 at 10:00 PM
BCHS art students refurbish Statue of Liberty
May 19, 2013 at 7:48 PM
County tennis program set to start May 22 at Benton park
May 19, 2013 at 7:38 PM
PULSE: Boston Marathon bombings, a month of tragedy, resolve
May 15, 2013 at 2:07 PM
Philadelphia abortion doctor guilty in 3 babies' deaths
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