WASHINGTON | Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized outside conservative groups opposed to year-end budget legislation on Thursday and said the measure "takes great steps in the right direction."
Volunteer Heather Binder catalogs photographs found in the Washington tornado area at the Morton Public Library in Morton, Ill. The central Illinois public library is working to reunite storm victims with their lost family documents that were scattered during last month’s tornadoes. The Peor…
MORTON, Ill. | A central Illinois public library is working to reunite storm victims with their lost family documents that were scattered during last month's tornadoes.
CRETE | Police officials are asking village residents to help collect food, clothing and other goods for the residents of tornado-stricken Washington, Ill.
At least two local communities are collecting donations for tornado victims in Indiana and Illinois.
VALPARAISO | Alec Peters saw the pictures, but there was nothing that could prepare him for what he saw when he returned home on Monday morning.
What's going on in Washington reminds me of a 2002 Western called the Johnson County War, where a greedy cattle baron tried to circumvent a law called the Homestead Act.
Members of The Times Board of Economists reported at their October meeting the area economy keeps moving slowly forward and should see a boost because of holiday spending.
Offering perspective on today's issues
Senator Dan Coats was a person who has this legendary status that certain government leaders from Indiana just seemed to acquire. The iconic people you hear about from the Hoosier state like Congressmen Dan Burton (30 years), Lee Hamilton (34 years), Senator Birch Bayh (18 years), Otis Bowen…
The Southlake Mall in Hobart, which at one time was the largest mall in Indiana, has been sold and will be placed under new management.
A Telling Stage Tale: Chicago premiere of 'Signs of Life' recalls true story Czech ghetto of Holocaust
Virginia S. Criste, creator of "Signs of Life," a musical drama that unfolds the true story of the Czech ghetto Theresienstadt, describes her work as "one of the most fascinating and least known stories of the Holocaust."
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
Washington has betrayed us.
NEW YORK | Flip on any highlight show and you're almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.
The moon rises behind the Washington Monument in Washington. While the Monument’s earthquake damage is being repaired over the next year, 488 lamps will restore the tower’s glow each night on the National Mall.
WASHINGTON | Last year U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., used a harness learning to walk again after a stroke that threatened not just his career but his life.
Our people are losing jobs and homes, the food prices are out of sight, gas is up. Our president goes to Hawaii once or twice, costing $4 million a trip, then he goes golfing with a professional for three days in Florida, costing the taxpayers $350,000.
VALPARAISO | If you hear taps being played at sunset in downtown Valparaiso soon, don't think the city administration expects you to turn out the lights and go to bed.
WASHINGTON | Nineteen turnovers. Sixteen baskets. A season-low 50 points.
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