News

PHOTOS: Typhoon Haiyan

PHOTOS: Typhoon Haiyan

SUPER TYPHOON: Haiyan makes landfall, leaving a path of destruction in the Philippines. Photo: Associated Press

Thousands are dead and millions have been displaced after what could be the strongest storm in recorded history makes landfall in the Philippines.

AP266580053394 AP268299053256 AP301267916999 AP367917460463 AP376768131735 AP412252333365 AP462720752999 AP496789613516 AP545805223214 AP641643825579 AP664320544496 AP729134546530 AP762038290281 AP783890937396 AP797056812524 AP838452649808 AP961525139797 AP997755823138

Recent Headlines

in Local

Sweet Corn the State Vegetable? Thank Chatham Elementary Students

5-22-15 Chatham Elementary School

It may seem like small potatoes to you, given the current state budget crisis and other matters still pending in the General Assembly, but the fact sweet corn is close to being the official state vegetable of Illinois is kind of a big deal to some.

in Local

More Legislative Jousting Ahead

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

Criticizes Rauner donations, then calls Radogno's barb "limp"

in Local

Bless This Boat

local_news_generic

It's National Maritime Day !!

in Local

Millionaires’ Tax Falls Short

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

3 Democrats join Republicans against

in Local

Butler: Campaign Donation Doesn’t Impact Relationship with Governor

Rep Tim Butler

State Representative Tim Butler got some political campaign cash from Governor Bruce Rauner.