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Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations

A massive train derailment in Illinois — which saw 14 freight cars fly off the tracks — led to numerous evacuations and a giant chemical ...

Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations

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Multiples agencies responding train derailment, fire in Dupo ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) — Emergency crews are responding to a train derailment and fire in Dupo. A spokesperson for St. Clair County Emergency ...
23:00, 2019-09-10

BREAKING: Chemical plant fire sparks toxic smoke fears in Gibraltar - ‘close your windows’ FIREFIGHTERS are battling a chemical blaze that is sending toxic smoke across Gibraltar with residents warned to "close your windows"....
18:40, 2019-06-25

Cow dung sparks massive forest fire as 40C temperatures grip Europe FIREFIGHTERS in Spain are battling a major wildfire that is said to have been started by a heap of cow poo....
23:48, 2019-06-28

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting ...
20:40, 2019-06-29

Sacramento train derailment leaves 27 injured Thirteen people were taken to trauma hospitals after a maintenance and a passenger train collided in northern CaliforniaAuthorities say more than two...
16:48, 2019-08-23

The Latest: I-80 reopens in Nevada after train derailment WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 12:35...
22:24, 2019-06-19

LIRR suspends service to Hamptons, Montauk all day after train derailment The holiday weekend is already off the rails for the Long Island Rail Road. Service to the Hamptons and Montauk is expected to be suspended for all o...
15:00, 2019-05-25

Dozens of stowaways feared dead in Congo train derailment: official At least 50 stowaways were killed in southeastern Congo Thursday when a freight train derailed and pinned some beneath, a government minister there s...
22:00, 2019-09-12

Train driver in deadly Metro-North derailment drops $10M lawsuit A former Metro-North operator who fell asleep at the switch of a train that derailed in 2013 — killing four people — has dropped his $10 ...
00:32, 2019-08-14

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigato...
08:28, 2019-05-23

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as ac...
11:28, 2019-08-01

Greening the chemical industry requires massive amount of renewables To go green, the chemicals industry could use carbon dioxide from the air instead of fossil fuels, but this would require vast amounts of renewable e...
21:36, 2019-05-13

Oprah Winfrey lauded for aiding Hawaii fire evacuations With fires raging on the island of Maui, Oprah Winfrey did her part to make sure people got evacuated safely....
15:36, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thurs...
16:44, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey opens private road to help Maui fire evacuations Oprah Winfrey helped Maui residents escape a brush fire by opening up her private road on the island....
19:08, 2019-07-12

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department o...
14:12, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey is being praised after opening up her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thurs...
16:04, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey 'immediately' granted access to private road for Hawaii fire evacuations, she says Oprah Winfrey was apparently a step ahead of her Hawaiian neighbors after a brush fire broke swept across Maui on Thursday: The former talk-show host...
09:08, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal̵...
02:04, 2019-05-25

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to rider...
17:48, 2019-05-31

An Exxon-Owned Houston Chemical Plant Is on Fire A mere four months after a Houston chemical plant fire made headlines, another Houston area plant has exploded into flames....
03:24, 2019-08-01

Massive explosion at Russian military depot sparks evacuation Thousands of locals have been moved to safety after the blast at an ammunition warehouse. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the Siber...
22:56, 2019-08-05

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke A giant cloud of smoke rose over the town of San Roque near Gibraltar in southern Spain on Tuesday following a fire at a chemical factory in a nearby...
21:08, 2019-06-25

New Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway A chemical plant fire in New Jersey sent noxious smoke billowing into the air near Newark — and officials urged residents to shut their windows to av...
12:52, 2019-05-18

Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a chemical plant in New Jersey has been brought under control, but road and bridge closures remained in...
20:16, 2019-05-18

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter-in-place Thursday amid air contamination fears spar...
00:24, 2019-07-19

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined n...
01:36, 2019-08-10

Europe heat wave sparks massive in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June...
19:48, 2019-06-27

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June...
20:28, 2019-06-27

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl W...
02:28, 2019-05-29

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Isl...
23:32, 2019-06-19

Mercer Fire sparks more buffelgrass concern TUCSON — The Mercer Fire burned through 25 acres in the Santa Catalina Mountains. The lightning-sparked fire is fully contained, but it’s now s...
06:24, 2019-08-29

Charging electric unicycle sparks Greenwich Village fire It was one wheely bad fire. A two-alarm fire that broke out in a Greenwich Village building Wednesday was caused by an electric unicycle that was cha...
00:12, 2019-05-10

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in...
20:16, 2019-07-04

Driver says she saw sparks fly from vape pen charger, triggering a fire that quickly destroyed her SUV (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV. It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts a...
06:52, 2019-06-29

Blast sparks fire at Russian laboratory housing smallpox virus Facility know as Vector is one of only two sites holding the deadly smallpox virusA gas explosion has sparked a fire at a Russian lab that houses vir...
02:28, 2019-09-17

Ex-Nazi testimony sparks fresh mystery over 1933 Reichstag fire A newly discovered witness account by an ex-Nazi officer has cast fresh doubt on claims a Dutch communist was behind the 1993 Reichstag fire. The bla...
04:04, 2019-07-27

Massive blobs of 'fire ice' lurks beneath the ocean. We know almost nothing about them. There's a giant trove of frozen methane, or "fire ice," locked beneath our ocean's surface. If released, it could trigger tsunamis, landslides and re...
17:28, 2019-06-27

Firefighters extinguish massive fire at Phoenix apartment complex PHOENIX (KPNX) — No firefighters were injured as more than two dozen worked to extinguish a fire at an apartment complex in Phoenix early Tuesday mor...
23:48, 2019-05-28

Peterborough fire: Five teenagers arrested in connection with massive blaze at Whirlpool HQ Five teenagers have been arrested in connection with last night's huge fire at Whirlpool's HQ in Peterborough....
19:12, 2019-08-30

Croatia’s Fresh Island festival evacuated as massive fire breaks out "The safety of everyone at the festival is our utmost priority, and we appreciate everyone's patience during this time," a statement from the Fresh I...
19:52, 2019-07-16

Massive fire destroys Straight and Narrow rehab facility in New Jersey A massive fire decimated a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in New Jersey Saturday morning — sending plumes of smoke into the air as it...
03:36, 2019-08-25

Fire crews prepare 'heavy attack' on massive moorland wildfire Pockets of fire continue to burn across a six-kilometre area of Saddleworth Moor today as 50 firefighters worked to contain the situation...
21:00, 2019-04-11

Massive fire ravages Gran Canaria as hundreds evacuated from homes A MASSIVE fire is ravaging parts of Gran Canaria as mass evacuations have been ordered across the popular holiday island....
11:52, 2019-08-11

BREAKING: Massive fire ravages Gran Canaria as hundreds evacuated from homes A MASSIVE fire is ravaging parts of Gran Canaria as mass evacuations have been ordered across the popular holiday island....
11:36, 2019-08-11

BREAKING: Massive earthquake hits LA: 6.4 magnitude Ring of Fire quake rocks California A MASSIVE earthquake has rattled a large part of southern California, Ring of Fire experts have confirmed....
20:40, 2019-07-04

Amazon has select Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echos on sale at massive discounts (refurbished) Amazon holds frequent sales on in-house Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, and Echo smart speakers, both directly and through daughter company Woot, but...
12:52, 2019-06-05

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate ...
07:24, 2019-07-18

Massive cargo ship capsizes and catches fire near Georgia, Coast Guard search for crew GEORGIA (NBC News) – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that capsized and caught fire early Sunday...
18:56, 2019-09-08

Satellite imagery of Amazon rainforest fire shows massive carbon monoxide pollution plume As the Amazon rainforest burns at unprecedented levels, new satellite imagery from NASA shows an enormous cloud of poisonous carbon monoxide rising f...
16:00, 2019-08-27

Mayfair fire: Dozens of firefighters tackle massive blaze at Michelin-starred restaurant in central London Dozens of firefighters are tackling a massive blaze at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Mayfair....
19:32, 2019-06-06

Evening sky in Paris lights up bright orange as massive fire causes the spire of Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse Evening sky in Paris lights up bright orange as massive fire causes the spire of Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse...
20:40, 2019-04-15

London-bound Virgin Atlantic flight forced to make emergency landing as 'phone charger' sparks fire A Virgin Atlantic flight from New York to London has been forced to make an emergency landing after a fire to broke out on board....
07:28, 2019-07-05

Edmonton fire: Safety warning as huge plumes of smoke billow over north London following massive industrial estate blaze Huge plumes of smoke were billowing over north London late on Saturday night after a massive fire broke out in an industrial estate....
23:16, 2019-07-13

9 hospitalized after Boston subway car derailment A subway car derailed Saturday morning in Boston, sending nine people to the hospital. Local emergency officials said none of the injuries are life-t...
06:36, 2019-06-09

Passenger train crashes into freight train in Pakistan killing 10 and leaving 74 injured A passenger train today rammed into a freight train killing at least 10 people and injuring 64 others....
09:28, 2019-07-11

Japan train crash: Thirty injured after truck and train collide at crossing near Tokyo At least 30 people have been injured after a commuter train and a truck collided at a rail crossing near Tokyo....
08:04, 2019-09-05

DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL in another career derailment This is yet another brutal turn of events for DeMarcus Cousins. The four-time NBA All-Star, who signed a one-year deal with the Lakers this offseason...
20:24, 2019-08-15

California light rail derailment leaves more than 20 injured SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California. Sacramento...
10:16, 2019-08-23

Man wanted in numerous armed robbery cases across Tucson TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to several armed robbery incidents at banks and a Family Dollar store, according to Tucson Police Department. ...
22:56, 2019-07-22

Digging Deeper: Trespassing charges dropped against man with numerous warrants TUCSON – Anthony Potter, a man well known to the University of Arizona Police Department was arrested last month during an active shooter training ex...
04:36, 2019-09-10

Mauricio Pochettino says he has declined numerous offers to leave Spurs • ‘Daniel knows. Some, not all. They were from everywhere’• Manager says his ‘commitment is massive – more than normal’Mauricio Pochettino said he ha...
00:40, 2019-08-31

How numerous tragedies inside the ring and out inspired Kevin Sanders to be a better man A fighter died under the watch of trainer Kevin Sanders and changed him forever, writes Declan Warrington The post How numerous tragedies inside the ...
13:28, 2019-07-30

Coroner indicted for sending wife to ‘numerous’ death scenes A Colorado coroner was indicted on an official misconduct charge for allegedly sending his wife to “numerous” death scenes this year, prosecuto...
18:24, 2019-09-10

Pamplona veterans protest running of the bulls as too safe, despite numerous injuries Some revelers are complaining that Pamplona's traditional festivity is in danger of losing its heart-stopping thrills because it's been ma...
15:36, 2019-07-11

Facebook says it removed ‘numerous’ fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election "We have removed a series of false and duplicated accounts which violated our authenticity policy, as well as several pages due to violation of rules...
01:04, 2019-05-13

White House delays tariff hike on numerous Chinese products The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced on Friday that it was officially delaying for a week tariff hikes on numerous products imported from...
18:44, 2019-06-07

U.S. police foil numerous alleged plans for mass shootings after El Paso, Dayton In the wake of shooting death massacres in the United States, law enforcement has made more than 20 arrests....
23:28, 2019-08-22

John Mayer Gets Restraining Order Against ''Obsessed'' Fan After Receiving Numerous Death Threats John Mayer was granted a temporary restraining order against one obsessed fan. Mayer's terrifying ordeal began in March of this year, when 39-year-o...
05:24, 2019-08-15

'Brady Bunch' stars plan numerous guest spots on Discovery shows The six surviving stars of the classic sitcom "The Brady Bunch" are to appear on several Discovery network programs this summer....
18:44, 2019-07-23

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to atte...
07:08, 2019-07-19

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were...
09:08, 2019-07-07

Hurricane Dorian prompts evacuations in Bahamas As the Bahamas braces for a direct hit by a powerful Category 4 storm, residents have been stocking up on food and water, and authorities have evacua...
02:08, 2019-09-01

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great ...
01:28, 2019-08-18

Whaley Bridge: Further evacuations over dam collapse threat Authorities have ordered more people to leave their homes in the British town of Whaley Bridge as expected rain threatens to swamp a damaged reservoi...
05:24, 2019-08-04

Amazon's cheap Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets are even cheaper right now According to the latest global market report, Amazon's ultra-affordable Fire tablets didn't have the best of quarters to kick off 2019, lagging behin...
22:52, 2019-05-05

Iran expands evacuations as rains worsen floods Iran moved on Saturday to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after continued rain in the southwest of the country, state televisio...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke b...
10:00, 2019-07-12

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse t...
16:52, 2019-07-01

Rain prompts rescues, evacuations in southwest Missouri NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — Heavy rain and flash flooding inundated parts of southwest Missouri during the weekend, prompting water rescues and evacuations. B...
17:20, 2019-06-24

Torrential rains cause flooding, evacuations in southern India Torrential monsoon rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacua...
10:44, 2019-08-09

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
16:52, 2019-06-01

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuation...
17:56, 2019-07-11

Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Missi...
02:08, 2019-05-01

Midwest flooding leads to evacuations; road, school closings MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — As the Mississippi River continues to surge, flash flooding along Kansas creeks and streams is forcing people from their homes...
16:28, 2019-05-08

One dead in Canada's Quebec as spring floods force evacuations Spring flooding has killed one person and forced more than 1,500 people from their homes in Canada's Quebec province, with waters expected to continu...
19:56, 2019-04-22

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated fro...
21:08, 2019-08-19

Typhoon forces evacuations, flight cancellations in eastern China Hundreds of flights were canceled and a million people were evacuated from their homes as the third-largest typhoon on record in China hit the east o...
08:48, 2019-08-10

Forest fires blaze in eastern Russia, forcing evacuations MOSCOW (AP) — Wildfires are blazing on about 58,000 hectares (145,000 acres) throughout the eastern reaches of Russia, threatening small villages and...
15:56, 2019-05-09

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came...
17:36, 2019-08-29

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says i...
10:00, 2019-08-19

Georgia preparing for coastal evacuations as Hurricane Dorian nears Georgia is preparing for coastal evacuations as Hurricane Dorian approaches the southeastern United States....
01:48, 2019-08-29

Evacuations Have Been Ordered for Parts of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered a mandatory evacuation order for more than 830,000 people as Hurricane Dorian approaches the East coas...
05:52, 2019-09-02

U.S. oil firms expand offshore production cuts, evacuations as storm approaches Exxon Mobil Corp and Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Wednesday joined several other U.S. oil producers withdrawing staff from deepwater platforms in the U...
20:52, 2019-07-10

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepar...
06:16, 2019-08-15

Spring floods in Canada's Quebec leave one dead, force evacuations Spring flooding has killed one person and forced nearly 1,700 people from their homes in Canada's Quebec province, with waters expected to continue r...
22:36, 2019-04-22

A cruise line is offering free evacuations to those on Grand Bahama Island Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines is offering Bahamians stranded by Hurricane Dorian a way home....
15:12, 2019-09-06

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefig...
13:24, 2019-07-12

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh o...
12:28, 2019-05-04

Broken barges on flooded Arkansas river threaten dam, prompt emergency evacuations Authorities urged residents of several small towns in Oklahoma and Kansas to leave their homes as rivers and streams rose....
05:48, 2019-05-23

Typhoon Faxai batters Tokyo, causing evacuations, blackouts and transport chaos Japanese capital bears brunt of 216kmh winds as 290,000 households lose power and Monday commute severely disruptedA powerful typhoon with record-bre...
04:32, 2019-09-09

Gas leak in Montreal’s south shore forces hundreds of evacuations, closure of St-Hubert airport A gas leak in Montreal's south shore has forced the evacuation of 208 homes and the temporary closure of St-Hubert airport....
23:20, 2019-06-25

Hurricane Dorian Tik Toks and memes are going viral, highlighting school closings, storm prep, and evacuations Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images, NOAA via Getty Images Hurricane Dorian is currently brewing over the Atlantic Ocean before it is foreca...
21:32, 2019-08-31

AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN 2009 UNCHANGED FROM RECORD 2008; VIX FUTURES VOLUME REACHES NEW ALL-TIME HIGH, Numerous Milestones Set During 2009 CHICAGO, January 4, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2009 average daily volume was 4,585 contracts, essentially uncha...
16:12, 2019-05-01

Why switching from chemical to mineral sunscreens might be your best bet What’s in your sunscreen? Chemicals long used in sunblock are under new scrutiny — and may signal it’s time to start reaching for alternatives....
16:04, 2019-05-26

Alabama gov OKs chemical castration for some sex offenders MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law legislation that would require certain sex offenders to be chemically castrated bef...
03:00, 2019-06-11

Workers at Big Government Lab Sue Over Exposure to a Toxic Chemical Former technicians at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York say the were sickened by exposure to a toxic cleaning compound....
20:24, 2019-08-22

New Hampshire sues 3M, Dupont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and Dupont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potent...
17:24, 2019-05-29

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to mee...
08:44, 2019-05-22

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that...
16:48, 2019-05-28

A chemical approach to imaging cells from the inside The following press release was issued today by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A team of researchers at the McGovern Institute and Broad In...
00:08, 2019-06-21

Zantac Has Low Levels of a Cancer-Causing Chemical, the F.D.A. Says The chemical, NDMA, is the same one found in the blood pressure drug valsartan, which led to widespread recalls last year....
19:00, 2019-09-13

TFD: Students exposed to chemical after spill on TUSD bus TUCSON – Emergency crews have responded to a chemical exposure after a vial spilled on a Tucson Unified school bus near Dodge Road and 24th Str...
02:40, 2019-09-14

Chemical tossed from above on teens at NY party; 10 treated NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 10 teenagers who went to a party in a New York City public housing complex ended up at hospitals after someone tossed a ca...
04:44, 2019-05-06

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million a...
16:08, 2019-06-27

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partne...
10:40, 2019-04-09

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in re...
08:44, 2019-05-22

Chemical company BASF to drop 6,000 jobs in ‘realignment’ FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Chemicals maker BASF says it will drop 6,000 jobs by the end of 2021 in what it calls an “organization realignment...
16:20, 2019-06-27

Osteoporosis: Investigating the role of a common antibacterial chemical A new study asks if triclosan, a chemical in many products, may increase osteoporosis risk. The results are not clear-cut, but it may affect bone he...
11:52, 2019-06-27

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'What chemical are you missing from your brain?' Late-night hosts look into more bizarre presidential tweets, a boycott of Trump backer-owned gyms and inaction on gun reformSeth Meyers looked into T...
18:12, 2019-08-09

Chemical in soaps, hand sanitizers tied to osteoporosis Women exposed to triclosan, a chemical often found in soaps and hand sanitizers, may be more likely to develop osteoporosis than women who don't have...
22:48, 2019-06-26

German schools evacuated after WWI chemical weapon find Two schools near Berlin had to be cleared after toxins were found on a nearby building site. Further investigation revealed the substances were in fa...
22:00, 2019-09-16

Chemical Brothers: 'We wanted to thank Keith Flint at Glastonbury' The Chemical Brothers have told how important it was for them to pay tribute to Keith Flint at Glastonbury, saying it was a thank you to the star for...
17:24, 2019-07-05

Russian opposition leader ill after exposure to 'undefined chemical' Alexei Navalny taken from jail to hospital, as hundreds held at anti-government protestsRussian opposition politician Alexei Navalny has been hospita...
00:04, 2019-07-29

German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach h...
08:36, 2019-06-25

Chemical X’s protest against poverty: ‘Chanel’ tents on LA’s Skid Row British artist says his street project highlights gulf between wealth and povertyHe once made a £1m life-size sculpture of supermodel Cara Delevingne...
08:56, 2019-06-09

Shrinking the carbon footprint of a chemical in everyday objects The biggest source of global energy consumption is the industrial manufacturing of products such as plastics, iron, and steel. Not only does manufact...
18:28, 2019-04-09

Russia challenges chemical watchdog on naming perpetrators UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is seeking Security Council approval for a resolution that challenges the global chemical weapons watchdog for setting u...
05:40, 2019-05-17

US warns Syrian government over renewed chemical weapons use The State Department thinks the Syrian government has renewed its use of chemical weapons....
04:48, 2019-05-22

Chemical checkout: find out what could be hiding in your weekly shop Food additives commonly found in US bread, soft drinks and candy are all banned in Europe. Here’s how they end up in your cart – and how you can avoi...
09:00, 2019-05-29

First chemical weapon destroyed at Kentucky Army facility RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Officials have begun destroying Cold-War era chemical weapons that have been stored at a Kentucky Army depot for decades. The fa...
00:20, 2019-06-13

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a...
14:36, 2019-06-16

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous...
01:44, 2019-06-14

Hurricane Dorian: Evacuations begin in the Bahamas as 'devastating storm' closes in with Florida still on alert Hotels were shut down and evacuations began as Hurricane Dorian bore down on the northern Bahamas....
00:08, 2019-09-01

FDA warned of possible cancer-causing chemical in blood pressure pills A web-based drug retailer has notified the Food and Drug Administration that a chemical found in a common blood pressure medication may cause cancer....
17:24, 2019-06-19

McConnell, Military Mark Start Of Chemical Weapons Removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to &#...
20:56, 2019-05-29

Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant - podcast In Reserve, Louisiana, Oliver Laughland hears how a community is fighting for the right to a safe environment for their children, who face a risk of ...
05:16, 2019-08-07

Chemical used in apparent suicide leaves 9 sickened at San Jose hotel One woman is dead and nine others were sickened by a poisonous chemical used in an apparent suicide that forced authorities to evacuate three floors ...
21:44, 2019-09-01

US chemical arms destruction plant halted by seep from tank PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An Army facility in southern Colorado has temporarily stopped destroying obsolete chemical weapons because of liquid hazardous w...
22:24, 2019-06-06

Alabama lawmakers back chemical castration for child predators Alabama state lawmakers passed a bill that would require child predators to be “chemically castrated” before they leave prison, a report said Tuesday...
02:04, 2019-06-05

Shell fined for explosions, gas leak at Dutch chemical plant THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has fined oil giant Shell 2.5 million euros ($2.8 million) for breaching Dutch labor and environmental la...
18:20, 2019-06-17

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics sayRead our entire Toxic America serie...
08:44, 2019-05-22

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are ch...
18:40, 2019-06-21

Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze The drinking water in Paradise, California, where 85 people died last year in the nation's worst wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the canc...
17:24, 2019-04-19

Lili Reinhart to star in 'Chemical Hearts' adaptation by Amazon "Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart will play Grace Town in an adaptation of the Krystal Sutherland novel "Our Chemical Hearts."...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Was These Ancient Egyptian Bomb-Shells Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most wide...
20:12, 2019-06-17

House dust microbes degrade cancer-causing chemical A new study finds that the microbes in our household dust can break down cancer-causing environmental chemicals. However, this benefit comes at a cos...
18:00, 2019-04-17

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may...
08:44, 2019-05-22

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland gov...
11:48, 2019-06-04

Influencers have been taking selfies at a chemical waste dump in Siberia The lake people are calling the "Maldives of Novosibirsk" is actually a power plant waste site...
13:40, 2019-07-12

Malaysia shuts schools after chemical pollution sickens kids KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government has shut more than 100 schools in a southern state after chemical pollution sickened dozens...
10:24, 2019-06-25

British Steel's Turkish rescuer plans to move chemical firm out of UK Ankara’s military pension fund Oyak to relocate its Tyneside factory amid Brexit alarmThe Turkish firm poised to buy British Steel recently announced...
21:32, 2019-08-19

Chemical in baked goods, flavorings may increase obesity, diabetes risk Eating foods with propionate can increase substances in the human body that create excessive insulin and insulin resistance....
17:24, 2019-04-25

Some teens who vape nicotine don’t realize they're ingesting the chemical, study suggests Teens who vape may not realize how much nicotine they are consuming — if they aware they are consuming it at all —  when using e-cigarettes, a new st...
02:52, 2019-04-25

First slavery, then a chemical plant and cancer deaths: one town's brutal history Long before Reserve, Louisiana was home to a chemical plant and riddled with cancer, it had suffered the violent deprivations of enslavementAt night ...
15:44, 2019-05-06

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series to be sued Exclusive: Louisiana agency to sue companies associated with neoprene plant in Reserve over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment a...
21:12, 2019-06-12

Chemical found in toothpaste, soap may double women’s chances of osteoporosis A chemical banned from hand sanitizers — but still lawfully used by Colgate in one of its toothpastes — may double a woman’s chance...
01:52, 2019-06-26

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-fill...
02:04, 2019-06-13

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When wil...
11:28, 2019-06-26

China to clean polluted water from chemical plant blast by end-May: ministry All contaminated water from a deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in eastern China last month should be cleaned up by the end of May, th...
08:32, 2019-04-29

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Mon...
22:00, 2019-06-11

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it emb...
08:08, 2019-05-24

Shut Philadelphia refinery begins risky job of removing toxic chemical Workers at the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery took the first steps this week toward ridding the plant of roughly 30,000 barrels ...
16:12, 2019-08-02

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do busi...
15:36, 2019-05-29

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for yo...
11:20, 2019-06-04

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According...
19:12, 2019-08-23

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebrask...
02:04, 2019-09-06

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters are battling a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Squar...
22:32, 2019-05-18

Neasden fire: Body found after huge fire in derelict warehouse A body has been found in a derelict warehouse after a huge fire engulfed it overnight, the London Fire Brigade said....
22:20, 2019-05-15

Removing hedges one way to fire smart your home, says Kelowna fire chief Okanagan fire departments are urging homeowners to be fire smart and vigilant in their community....
17:56, 2019-06-01

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturd...
19:24, 2019-07-13

Fire officials say utility’s power lines were responsible for CA’s deadliest fire Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three...
21:56, 2019-05-16

London Fire Brigade interviewed by police over Grenfell Tower fire The London Fire Brigade has given an interview under caution as part of the Met's probe into the Grenfell fire....
14:16, 2019-09-16

Grenfell Tower fire: London Fire Brigade voluntarily interviewed by Met Police under caution The London Fire Brigade has given an interview under caution as part of the Met's probe into the Grenfell fire....
15:09, 2019-09-16

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say mult...
06:32, 2019-08-19

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and ...
08:20, 2019-06-02

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alb...
16:52, 2019-05-23

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version o...
22:56, 2019-05-16

Four-alarm fire at Blue Diamond almond factory 'completely extinguished,' fire department confirms The fire reportedly broke out on the second floor of the facility around 9 p.m., forcing the evacuation of about 250 workers....
16:00, 2019-05-14

A Japanese fire official says the death toll at the Kyoto anime studio fire is 33, nobody else is believed to be missing A Japanese fire official says the death toll at the Kyoto anime studio fire is 33, nobody else is believed to be missing...
14:56, 2019-07-18

A Japanese fire official says nearly 30 people are confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire A Japanese fire official says nearly 30 people are confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire...
13:48, 2019-07-18

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday...
22:12, 2019-07-09

Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson. New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday inv...
21:52, 2019-05-13

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are w...
04:20, 2019-06-09

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo th...
23:00, 2019-09-04

Fire officials determine PG&E equipment sparked deadly fire SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are expressing skepticism that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has made the dramatic changes necessary to...
07:12, 2019-05-16

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire w...
05:24, 2019-09-02

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Officials tweeted the fire happened i...
05:24, 2019-06-10

Leicester chemical attack: 10 people including three police officers sprayed with substance outside pub Ten people were taken to hospital after a chemical attack outside a pub in the early hours....
17:36, 2019-07-07

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday a...
03:16, 2019-07-12

Top lawmakers: Trump ignoring law that requires sanctions on Russia for chemical weapons poisoning President Trump is ignoring a legal requirement to punish Russia’s use of a chemical weapon to poison a former spy in the U.K., according to top lawm...
02:04, 2019-07-30

Defence forces on scene after chemical incident at New Zealand's Blis Technologies site Blis Technologies Ltd, a New Zealand-based biotechnology company, said on Friday there was a chemical incident at its South Dunedin site with emergen...
23:56, 2019-07-11

Exclusive: PES may report toxic chemical release in June refinery blast -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions was expected to report to government officials on Friday that the toxic chemical hydrofluoric acid may have been releas...
23:24, 2019-08-02

City wants to keep using calcium chloride on Edmonton roads; chemical engineer disputes reports The studies, released Thursday, look into the city’s two-year pilot project on calcium chloride and come after many months of heated discussions surr...
03:12, 2019-08-23

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker ...
19:32, 2019-06-18

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panic...
17:52, 2019-05-16

Daily on Energy: Chemical group CEO dishes on the Green New Deal, carbon pricing, and more Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:08, 2019-06-17

Activists claim win against chemical plant at heart of Guardian's Cancer Town series Chinese Wanhua Chemical withdraws bid to build factoryLouisiana residents: ‘We’re tired of being sick. We won’t allow it’Louisiana activists battling...
20:08, 2019-09-06

Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Can Now Get the 6.2-Liter V8 in More, Cheaper Ch...
00:40, 2019-05-23

City of Milwaukee says stop vaping 'immediately' after 16 cases of ‘severe chemical pneumonia’ Health officials in Milwaukee, Wis., issued a stern warning for residents who use e-cigarettes: Stop vaping “immediately.” ...
18:16, 2019-08-30

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisia...
09:00, 2019-06-26

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent pain...
15:40, 2019-06-15

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for Hollywood...
13:20, 2019-05-22

Michigan stuns Illinois 5-4 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past Illinois 5-4 on Thursday in t...
20:44, 2019-05-23

Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 on Wedne...
20:16, 2019-05-22

Eastern Michigan vs. Illinois: Take the underdog You don’t always want to use polls or rankings in your handicapping, but sometimes they can be telling. Eastern Michigan, a middle-of-the-road team i...
15:44, 2019-09-14

Illinois patient’s death may be first in US from vaping Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died....
22:00, 2019-08-23

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign at...
23:40, 2019-06-17

CORRECTS: Paris fire chief: Structure of Notre Dame cathedral has been saved; fire not spreading to northern belfry CORRECTS: Paris fire chief: Structure of Notre Dame cathedral has been saved; fire not spreading to northern belfry...
23:36, 2019-04-15

Ex-fire captain gets probation for sex with teen at fire station A disgraced former Las Vegas fire captain must register as a sex offender and serve up to five years’ probation after paying a 15-year-old girl $300 ...
16:52, 2019-06-25

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. Acco...
03:00, 2019-09-10

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for ...
20:48, 2019-08-22

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. ...
13:24, 2019-05-31

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a...
00:24, 2019-06-05

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers...
07:04, 2019-05-21

Health groups push for Canadian retailers to remove chemical-coated receipt paper The groups say some retailers removed BPA-coated receipt paper after that, but replaced it with other risky substances....
22:36, 2019-08-21

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A r...
21:08, 2019-05-22

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City...
17:28, 2019-07-03

The Latest: 4 people, dog rescued from Illinois floodwaters ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Four people and a dog in a central Illinois villag...
17:56, 2019-06-20

Illinois patient hospitalized for vaping may be first death in US Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died....
14:24, 2019-08-24

Police: Gunshots meant for someone else killed Illinois boy PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Peoria say a 4-year-old boy died when gunfire intended for someone else struck him three times in the back and arm...
16:48, 2019-05-15

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after the...
00:48, 2019-08-31

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care...
07:08, 2019-05-15

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the anima...
22:20, 2019-05-25

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an...
20:12, 2019-05-27

Teachers to protest DeVos Illinois visit Several states allowing medical marijuana use at school — New campaign launches to fight school vouchers...
17:00, 2019-09-16

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Sp...
15:08, 2019-05-04

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeaste...
17:28, 2019-05-04

Watch: Escaped cows take a dip in Illinois lake An unusual pair of long-haired cows in Illinois pulled off their second escape in three months and were found swimming in a lake....
22:44, 2019-07-18

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the exp...
16:04, 2019-05-04

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legali...
21:48, 2019-06-25

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their liv...
17:44, 2019-08-01

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approve...
05:56, 2019-05-30

How to get rid of slugs and snails in your garden: best chemical-free pellets, sprays and other methods to protect plants – tried and tested Chemical pellets are about to be banned but we have ways of waging war on slugs and snails that scoff your delphiniums....
08:08, 2019-06-14

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the deni...
23:48, 2019-06-07

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hyn...
19:00, 2019-05-05

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silico...
06:20, 2019-05-10

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnappi...
06:40, 2019-06-12

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NC...
22:52, 2019-06-01

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hi...
22:20, 2019-05-10

Confederate Railroad books Illinois gig after state fair ban The country rock band whose logo with Confederate flags got it banned from a southern Illinois state fair will perform at a nearby private venue...
23:48, 2019-07-10

Illinois man dies while working on sign in northwest Indiana DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a contract worker from Illinois has died while working on an electronic sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indian...
17:08, 2019-05-20

On the trail of Frank Lloyd Wright in Illinois and Wisconsin Two new routes swing by many of the architect’s star buildings, including three UNESCO sites....
23:40, 2019-09-05

4th victim of Illinois blast ID’ed, memorial planned Friday WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have identified the fourth victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant and say a memorial is planned...
15:56, 2019-05-09

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar vi...
13:48, 2019-06-17

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-...
01:56, 2019-06-01

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory reset...
05:20, 2019-09-12

Police: Illinois man dies after paddle-boating accident ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say a 44-year-old died in a paddle-boating accident on Memorial Day. The Chicago Tribune ...
18:12, 2019-05-28

R. Kelly Performed for 28 Seconds in Illinois Club Appearance (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — R. Kelly gave a 28-second performance and spent about half an hour more hobnobbing with fans who paid $50 to $100 to see ...
10:41, 2019-04-09

Look: Illinois police extract snake from patrol car engine An Illinois police department shared photos from the rescue of a snake that was found curled up in the engine of a squad car....
20:08, 2019-06-07

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearin...
06:20, 2019-05-10

Miss Illinois, 21, discovers cancer after getting nails done: ‘So scary' MISS Illinois 2018 has shared her story of finding out she had cancer during a routine visit to the nail salon....
11:52, 2019-05-03

Prosecutors say no criminal charges in Illinois ammonia leak WAUKGAN, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Illinois say they won’t file criminal charges in connection with an April anhydrous ammonia leak t...
21:52, 2019-06-25

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered h...
22:52, 2019-06-27

Illinois Becomes 11th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on recreational marijuana legalization in Illinois (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation ...
19:28, 2019-06-25

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel hav...
23:56, 2019-05-05

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in th...
19:32, 2019-05-04

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after th...
13:28, 2019-05-05

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the bod...
21:36, 2019-05-04

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a...
20:36, 2019-06-25

Illinois court upholds dismissal of suit against Hastert YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision to toss a lawsuit alleging former House Speaker Dennis Has...
20:56, 2019-06-25

Official: Evacuation underway before deadly Illinois blast WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Fire officials say an evacuation was underway moments before a deadly explosion at a northern Illinois manufacturing plant. Wau...
22:20, 2019-05-06

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-co...
23:36, 2019-06-25

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that R...
14:08, 2019-06-24

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say t...
23:52, 2019-08-24

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explo...
16:52, 2019-05-04

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former...
02:00, 2019-08-09

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a...
22:00, 2019-08-24

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting s...
21:28, 2019-06-02

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health official...
22:24, 2019-08-23

Archbishop Sheen’s remains moved to Illinois from NY church PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen have been removed from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York and are on their way t...
21:04, 2019-06-27

Police: 5 dead after SUV hits truck in southern Illinois MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people have died after an SUV crashed into the back of a semitrailer along an interstate in southern Illinois. Il...
14:16, 2019-05-03

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, ...
17:16, 2019-08-19

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always ...
22:08, 2019-08-15

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the...
23:44, 2019-07-18

Illinois governor gets boat speed warning on Wisconsin lake CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s press secretary says the governor received a warning for speeding during a boating trip on Geneva ...
17:08, 2019-06-27

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Lo...
04:32, 2019-06-01

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided eli...
21:08, 2019-06-01

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illi...
04:04, 2019-06-03

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for elect...
19:32, 2019-05-11

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings pr...
00:44, 2019-09-17

Illinois teen’s memory resets every two hours after head injury Of all the types of injuries a person can sustain, head injuries tend to be the scariest. Scientists have learned a lot about how the human brain wor...
22:20, 2019-09-16

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois...
01:20, 2019-06-02

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The S...
19:12, 2019-06-01

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hu...
18:12, 2019-07-19

Illinois football star Bobby Roundtree has spinal surgery CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) — Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree has severely injured his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home...
18:32, 2019-05-20

The Latest: Suspect arrested after Illinois deputy shot dead AVON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of an Illinois sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Illinois State Police say a ma...
19:08, 2019-06-26

Court records: Father led police to dead Illinois boy’s body WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman’s cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son pro...
16:44, 2019-05-02

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run le...
01:16, 2019-06-01

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the pr...
17:52, 2019-06-12

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law ap...
20:16, 2019-08-13

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid...
20:48, 2019-08-23

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central I...
17:24, 2019-05-06

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barri...
12:04, 2019-06-26

Illinois cancels band from fair lineup over Confederate flag Illinois has canceled a state fair appearance by the Southern rock group Confederate Railroad because of its use of the Confederate flag...
20:08, 2019-07-09

Raccoon blamed for power outage in Illinois capital's downtown Utility officials in an Illinois city said a raccoon knocked out power for 211 customers and lived to tell the tale....
19:24, 2019-07-02

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language...
20:12, 2019-05-27

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Illinois the nation’s 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana use. The Democrat...
06:00, 2019-06-25

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigned to spare layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A staff writer for Illinois’ capital-city newspaper says its editor has resigned to spare more layoffs. Angie Muhs (MY...
01:48, 2019-05-15

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferrin...
21:56, 2019-06-09

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused wid...
20:44, 2019-05-03

4 injured, 3 unaccounted for after explosion at Illinois silicone plant: reports Four people have been injured and three are unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company, reports say. ...
16:24, 2019-05-04

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after it...
19:40, 2019-05-15

Watch: Postcard shows up at Illinois home exactly 26 years after postmark An Illinois woman said she is trying to solve an intriguing mystery after a postcard showed up at her house that was postmarked 26 years ago....
22:04, 2019-07-16

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg m...
01:40, 2019-09-11

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race ARBELA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan. The Tuscola Coun...
14:08, 2019-06-24

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is hol...
15:32, 2019-05-30

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been...
04:44, 2019-05-06

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours ...
13:00, 2019-05-02

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone v...
00:24, 2019-07-27

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s ...
06:12, 2019-07-01

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week An Illinois woman is hoping to solve a 26-year-old mystery after a postcard from Hong Kong arrived in her mailbox last week....
02:28, 2019-07-17

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian ant...
18:12, 2019-06-01

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went...
08:20, 2019-07-18

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican gr...
16:52, 2019-07-22

Surprise! Minivan barrels into Illinois restaurant where customers were celebrating a birthday The restaurant confirmed on Facebook that no one was injured, but warned local drivers to "please be safe and take your time."...
19:20, 2019-08-14

Remains of more than 2,200 fetuses discovered in home of late Illinois abortion doctor The preserved remains of more than 2,200 fetuses were found in the home of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer following his death on Sept. 3....
17:04, 2019-09-14

Illinois baby has 5-inch growth removed from neck hours after birth By the time Bella-Rose was born on Aug. 27, the growth had reached over 5 inches in size, which left her father in shock....
19:12, 2019-09-03

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Tr...
06:40, 2019-08-24

Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar CHICAGO (AP) — Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar....
22:20, 2019-05-06

Illinois Prison Bans Frederick Douglass's Memoir and Other "Racial" Books An official claimed that history books, memoirs, and slave narratives were too "divisive" to allow prisoners access to them....
18:32, 2019-08-20

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when ...
22:20, 2019-09-16

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising e...
08:44, 2019-08-19

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four House minority freshman Democrats in a movie-type poster as &...
19:28, 2019-07-22

Remains of more than 2,200 unborn children discovered in home of late Illinois abortion doctor The preserved remains of more than 2,200 fetuses were found in the home of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer following his death on Sept. 3....
17:28, 2019-09-14

Rock band called ‘Confederate Railroad’ booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Con...
17:32, 2019-07-09

Thank God for the Nanny-Cam: Illinois Family Sues Police for Raiding Home, Snatching Up Teen Teenagers are going to do what teenagers do but thank goodness for home surveillance systems....
21:04, 2019-08-25

Escaped pet snake found in neighbor’s washing machine in Illinois: ‘I was totally creeped out’ An Illinois woman had quite a shock Wednesday when she opened her washing machine to find a snake inside....
00:16, 2019-05-11

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online...
15:16, 2019-07-17

Remains of more than 2,200 unborn children discovered in Illinois home of late abortion doctor The preserved remains of more than 2,200 unborn children were found in the home of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer following his death on Sept. 3....
18:52, 2019-09-14

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal...
15:12, 2019-05-01

Remains of more than 2,200 unborn children discovered in Illinois home of dead abortion doctor The preserved remains of more than 2,200 unborn children were found in the home of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer following his death on Sept. 3....
23:40, 2019-09-14

A bald eagle trio of two males and a female is successfully raising eaglets in Illinois A trio of bald eagles is successfully raising eaglets in the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River in Illinois....
21:28, 2019-04-15

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statemen...
15:12, 2019-05-01

Vaping among Illinois teens possibly tied to increase in hospitalizations, health officials say An increase in hospitalizations among adolescents in Illinois may be linked to vaping, state health officials recently announced.  ...
17:28, 2019-08-14

Japan fire: Suspect in fatal fire that claimed 34 lives 'accused animation studio of stealing novel' A suspect accused of setting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio in Japan accused the company of 'stealing novels,' according to poli...
09:56, 2019-07-20

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded ...
13:40, 2019-06-10

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, s...
18:48, 2019-05-20

U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator A University of Illinois math major may find himself adding up the years in prison if he’s found guilty of a felony hate crime charge for hanging a n...
06:00, 2019-09-04

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smi...
07:00, 2019-09-05

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing b...
04:04, 2019-08-17

Wimbledon fire: Blaze breaks out at old fire station 'after lightning strike' A huge fire broke out at an old fire station in south-west London after it was reportedly struck by lightning....
22:56, 2019-07-25

Hundreds evacuated after 'chemical incident' at Covent Garden leisure centre Hundreds of people were evacuated after a chemical incident at a central London leisure centre....
21:52, 2019-07-31

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock ba...
01:12, 2019-07-12

Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois odds: 2019 Week 3 picks, predictions from proven computer model The SportsLine Projection Model has simulated Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois 10,000 times....
18:20, 2019-09-13

Secret files from chemical warfare base Porton Down 'found dumped in London rubbish bin' Secret documents from Britain's chemical warfare base Porton Down have reportedly been found dumped in a London bin....
01:24, 2019-07-05

Beach-goers left vomiting as police respond to 'chemical spill' at Worthing Pier Emergency services are responding to a "hazardous material" incident near Worthing Pier that left people vomiting and suffering sore eyes....
14:44, 2019-08-11

ShowBiz Minute: Jay-Z, Sparks, Graham Jay-Z partners with NFL; Ashley Graham is expecting her first child; more        ...
13:36, 2019-08-15

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run...
01:44, 2019-07-01

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State a...
07:56, 2019-06-02

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned are...
17:44, 2019-07-22

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los ...
08:12, 2019-06-01

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name ...
23:20, 2019-07-09

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will n...
11:36, 2019-06-20

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Un...
04:16, 2019-06-09

You know what really sparks joy? Taking a sledgehammer to your ex's stuff. There's a show for that Sure, having a perfectly organized house sounds nice, but you know what really sparks joy? Taking a hammer to your ex's ugly stuff....
23:20, 2019-06-08

'When They See Us' sparks boycott calls against case prosecutor "When They See Us" has reignited controversy regarding prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein....
16:12, 2019-06-04

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-...
02:40, 2019-06-24

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los An...
06:40, 2019-06-15

Gio Reyna sparks US U17s to 3-2 CONCACAF win over Canada BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, sparked a comeback from a two-goal deficit with an assist...
03:52, 2019-05-03

Love Island recoupling sparks almost 200 complaints The fallout from Love Island's explosive recoupling episode has seen almost 200 viewers get in touch with Ofcom to complain....
15:20, 2019-07-04

Sparks spoil Lynx ceremony for Whalen 89-85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a sp...
02:04, 2019-06-09

BFI female film season sparks misogyny row The British Film Institute is criticised for the name of a season dedicated to "fierce females"....
15:32, 2019-05-03

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned are...
20:40, 2019-07-22

Mom sparks outrage by charging $85 to go to son’s birthday party Kids’ birthday parties are always expensive — but not usually for the guests. A British mom sparked outrage after charging other parents ...
18:20, 2019-08-12

Streamer Sparks Debate Over Whether Twitch Should Allow Breastfeeding When a popular Twitch streamer breastfed her baby on stream last week, clips of the moment ended up getting removed from Twitch, and it sparked a deb...
19:28, 2019-07-30

Dior sparks outrage with new ad for Sauvage fragrance French luxury goods company Dior is facing widespread criticism for an advertising campaign that some Native Americans have said perpetuates stereoty...
05:32, 2019-08-31

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV c...
15:16, 2019-09-02

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Illinois Medicaid makes payments for dead people Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:28, 2019-09-04

Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China....
18:00, 2019-06-12

Grenfell Tower fire: London Fire Brigade voluntarily interviewed by Met Police under caution as survivors' group calls for people to be 'brought to account' The Grenfell Tower survivors' group today said it is time people are "brought to account" after the London Fire Brigade gave an interview under cauti...
16:24, 2019-09-16

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, ...
09:32, 2019-07-13

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy sho...
23:08, 2019-06-24

‘Day of the Dead’ Barbie sparks ‘cultural appropriation’ backlash This Day of the Dead Barbie can die at any time, according to social justice warriors. Mattel’s just announced the Día de los Muertos Barbie do...
18:08, 2019-09-10

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in Nor...
23:52, 2019-06-13

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups acc...
21:20, 2019-07-02

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday...
04:36, 2019-05-27

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyo...
01:36, 2019-08-10

Nicholas Sparks' 3 craziest plot twists Nicholas Sparks films tend to have crazy endings. Pegged to the release of 2015's "The Longest Ride," we rank the three wildest Sparksian plot t...
22:32, 2019-06-20

‘Radiological hazard warning’ sent in error sparks confusion ATLANTA (AP) — A “radiological hazard warning” popped up on phone screens, crawled across television stations and blared from radios acro...
00:52, 2019-06-21

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament ...
07:08, 2019-05-23

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday nig...
06:48, 2019-06-22

Bennett’s uncertain Bora future sparks debate "Sam Bennett could be on the move as he will be out of contract with Bora-Hansgrohe next year and he is yet to sign a new deal. It\u0027s been a topi...
20:48, 2019-08-27

Man with apparent rifle sparks chaos on Bronx bus: cops A man holding what was believed to be a rifle caused panic on a Bronx bus, injuring a 77-year-old woman, police said Sunday. The gunman boarded the b...
16:48, 2019-06-23

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had a...
03:32, 2019-05-25

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory ove...
07:08, 2019-06-16

Mum looks unrecognisable after rollercoaster shame sparks 8st weight loss A WOMAN who was horrified at pictures of herself squeezed into a rollercoaster seat was ­inspired to lose eight stone....
01:48, 2019-08-04

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has s...
00:08, 2019-05-03

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
08:44, 2019-05-22

Parker has 18 points, 9 rebounds as Sparks beat Aces 86-74 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 18 points and nine rebounds, Riquna Williams scored 18 points in her first start of the season, and the Los Ang...
06:48, 2019-06-28

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was re...
15:08, 2019-05-13

Jonquel Jones leads balanced offense as Sun top Sparks UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Lo...
04:56, 2019-06-07

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelli...
01:00, 2019-05-31

‘You might see this in a museum’: Boulder sparks curiosity on Toronto streets Crews recently uncovered the giant rock, estimated to weigh 2,000 kg, while excavating a future parkette at Bloor and Major streets....
04:04, 2019-07-27

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday...
12:12, 2019-05-30

Seedy app that 'undressed' women sparks backlash, taken offline A seedy app that used a type of artificial intelligence to “undress” images of clothed women has been taken offline by its developers....
21:56, 2019-06-28

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by...
11:52, 2019-06-04

John Humphrys sparks outrage after saying women do a better job than men at looking after children John Humphrys has sparked outrage after claiming that women are better than men at looking after babies....
17:44, 2019-08-14

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by...
06:48, 2019-08-16

California’s largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern C...
23:04, 2019-06-06