Navy Identifies 10 Sailors Killed or Missing After Collision Off Singapore

What’s known so far about the sailors who are missing after the destroyer John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided.

Northwestern Professor Held in Stabbing Death That Mystified Chicago

Wyndham Lathem, an assistant professor at Northwestern University, was arrested on Friday in California. By MATTHEW HAAG August 8, 2017 For more than a week, the gruesome killing of a young hairstylist in a downtown Chicago luxury high-rise has captivated...

Illinois Lawmakers Override Governor’s Budget Veto

By JULIE BOSMAN and MONICA DAVEY July 6, 2017 CHICAGO — Illinois lawmakers overrode a veto of the Republican governor on Thursday, giving the state its first full budget in more than two years and ending the longest such impasse for any state...

Illinois Moves a Step Closer to Ending Its Budget Deadlock

By JULIE BOSMAN and MONICA DAVEY July 4, 2017 CHICAGO — Illinois took a crucial step on Tuesday toward ending a budget impasse that has imperiled the state’s fiscal future, but major questions remained even as a threat loomed that the...

Going to a New Jersey State Park or Beach? Not This Holiday Weekend

By NICK CORASANITI July 1, 2017 ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, N.J. — This spot is usually a choke point for shore traffic, not a U-turn. Yet roughly every 10 minutes on Saturday morning, a new vehicle approached the entrance to the beach here — some...