| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Chicago appears to have dodged the worst of an early-spring snow system that is dumping six to 10 inches on Central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service.
But according to State Police Sunday night, motorists traveling in Kankakee,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:31 PM
For her final season on Deerfield’s track and field team, Hayley Dorfman has high expectations. After narrowly missing out on a trip to the state meet last season with a third place sectionals finish, the sprinter and high jumper has already added...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford said Monday a decision on whether to run for the 2014 Republican nomination for governor is more a matter of when than if.
Speaking to reporters after appearing at the City Club of Chicago, the first-term treasurer said...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:18 AM
To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Drew Peterson’s new life as an Illinois Department of Corrections inmate has begun.
Peterson was transferred this morning to the Stateville Correctional Center near Crest Hill, where he was evaluated for placement based upon factors such as his...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:53 PM
(Bloomington, IL) – With an opportunity to jump up two spots in the CHL’s Berry Conference, the Rapid City Rush clipped the Bloomington Blaze 2-1 on Wednesday night. The Rush were able to hold the league’s top offense to one goal and...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:30 PM
(Bloomington, IL) – Despite scoring more than two regulation goals in a game for the first time in nine games, the Rapid City Rush were unable to pick up their first win streak of the season on Saturday night. Bloomington Blaze stars Jon Booras and...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:07 PM
(Moline, IL) – For the fifth time in their last ten contests, the Rapid City Rush needed more than 60 minutes to decide the winner of the game on Friday night. Powered by goals from Damian Surma and Rusty Masters, along with eight shootout saves...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:09 PM
(Editor's Note: A letter to the editor published Jan. 26 regarding the vegan diet and the flu epidemic is a form letter that was published in many newspapers across the country. The version that was sent to the Daily American listed it was by Walt...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:31 AM
An Indiana man convicted of murder has been on the loose since Wednesday evening after Cook County Jail officials mistakenly released him, authorities said.
The Sheriff's Office confirmed that Steven L. Robbins, 44, was released after appearing in...
| Jan 27, 2013
A spectacular fire last week that destroyed two Bridgeport warehouses was a dramatic reminder of the city's long history battling fires. Flashback was reminded — with the help of its readers — of three similar warehouse and industrial blazes...