Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples

A federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes has gotten considerably more expensive
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Slain Chicago officer remembered as a 'guardian'

A Chicago police officer who was killed in a shoot-out after he chased a gunman into a hospital last week has been remembered as a "guardian" who was devoted to
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Slain Chicago officer remembered as a 'guardian'

Hundreds of police officers gathered to pay their final respects to a Chicago officer who was killed by a gunman at a South Side hospital last week
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Funeral services set for Chicago officer killed at hospital

The Chicago Police Department is releasing funeral arrangements for an officer who was shot and killed by a gunman in a South Side hospital this week
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Des Plaines spent $60,000 in probe of drunken police party

Des Plaines spent nearly $60,000 to get to the bottom of what happened at drunken golf outing and party that some members of the city's police department attend
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Priest, other passengers celebrate Mexico jet crash survival

An Illinois priest and several fellow passengers celebrated their survival of a jet crash in Mexico during a Mass in suburban Chicago
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The Latest: Illinois priest among survivors of Mexico crash

An Illinois priest is among those who survived the crash of an Aeromexico jetliner
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McDonalds: Illinois chain museum will still be taken down

McDonald's officials have confirmed that they intend to take down a replica of the hamburger chain's first restaurant
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Man charged with hate crime over Puerto Rican shirt incident

A man who can be seen in a video chastising a woman at a Chicago forest preserve for wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag on it has been charged with comm
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Coast Cutter Healy returns to Seattle homeport

The crew of a Coast Guard icebreaker returned to their homeport in Seattle following the ship's annual artic deployment
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Top lieutenant to 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison

A top lieutenant to drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison in a Virginia courtroom
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Deadline looms for Latinos detained by Arpaio's officers

Latinos illegally detained when then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio defied a court order face a Monday deadline to apply for taxpayer-funded compensation for the harm they
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Raiders sign CB Montrel Meander, place CB Leon Hall on IR

The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent cornerback Montrel Meander and placed cornerback Leon Hall on injured reserve
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Woods spared penalty because of high-tech video evidence

Upon further review, Woods avoids penalty under ruling limits high-def replays in slow motion
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A man and his baby: A desperate bid to cross into US

The young Honduran man was worried and you could see it on his face: Clutching his 1-year-old son, he looked back apprehensively toward the barrier he just cros
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The Latest: Dallas police chief says shooting was tragic

Dallas' police chief says all personnel in her department continue to feel "anguish" over the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old black man inside his own apartment
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Shooting of neighbor brings murder charges against officer

White Dallas officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of black neighbor
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White Sox acquire Colome from payroll-shedding Mariners

Reliever Alex Colome was acquired by the Chicago White Sox from the payroll-shedding Seattle Mariners for catcher Omar Narvaez
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Titans CB Malcolm Butler cleared from concussion protocol

Tennessee cornerback Malcolm Butler has been cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol and is expected to play Sunday when the Titans host the New York Jets
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The Latest: DA says criminal case drew from 300 witnesses

The Dallas County District Attorney says her office spoke with more than 300 witnesses in preparation for a grand jury presentation in the criminal case against
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Correction: Bloomberg Grant-Mississippi story

Correction: Bloomberg Grant-Mississippi story
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3 dead, 8 injured after fleeing truck rollover in California

U.S. Border Patrol agents who tried to pull over a pickup truck they suspected had crossed into the country illegally deployed a tire-flattening device after th
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Mayor leans toward missing Kid Rock-led parade after remarks

Nashville's mayor might be a no-show at a city Christmas parade if Kid Rock serves as grand marshal
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Barry makes 7 3s in Dartmouth's win in Belfast

Brendan Barry made seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Dartmouth beat Albany 91-77 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic
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