'Roma' named best film by New York film critics

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" has dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, winning best film, best director and best cinematography
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Blizzard knocks out power, closes schools, cancels flights

Chicago has been hit with a major blizzard that dropped over a foot of snow in some spots _ enough to close hundreds of schools and prompt the airlines to cance
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The Latest: Blizzard warning remains in effect in Midwest

A blizzard warning remains in effect from northeast Missouri into southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois, including the greater Chicago area
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Flights canceled, schools closed after Midwest snowstorm

Hundreds of flights have been canceled and schools in several states are closed after a snowstorm blanketed much of the Midwest.
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Hundreds of flights canceled as snowstorm blankets Midwest

A fast-moving winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on the final day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend _ one of the busiest travel days
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Hundreds of flights canceled as Midwest braces for snowstorm

A fast-moving winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on the final day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend _ one of the busiest travel days
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Bradley's perfect-shooting game leads NIU past Oakland 92-72

Levi Bradley scored a career-high 30 points, making every shot attempt, and Northern Illinois took control in the second half to beat Oakland 92-72
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Advocates grow hopeful for new Illinois passenger trains

Transportation advocates hope that the new incoming Illinois governor will be able to help establish two new train routes connecting Chicago to the Quad Cities
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Heavy snow possible Sunday in north central, NE Illinois

The National Weather Service says parts of north central and northeastern Illinois could receive more than 6 inches of snow Sunday
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Home affordability watch: price tags in midsize metros

Youngstown, Ohio, has the most affordable housing among medium-size metros, and Honolulu's housing is least affordable
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Recyclable plastic piling up in Rockford

The plastic is piling up in Rockford
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VanVleet, Green, Ibaka lead Raptors to 122-83 rout of Bulls

Fred VanVleet scored 18 points, Danny Green added 17 and Serge Ibaka had 16 points and four blocks, sending the short-handed Toronto Raptors to a 122-83 rout of
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Illinois police accused of planting gun in 1994 murder case

An Illinois judge has ordered an investigation into allegations that Rockford police intentionally gave prosecutors the wrong gun to send a man to prison for mo
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Man wants 1994 murder case tossed, alleges police misconduct

Attorneys for an Illinois man convicted of murder with inaccurate ballistic evidence wants his case dismissed on the eve of his retrial based on allegations of
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Canes hold on to beat Blackhawks 4-3, spoil Colliton's debut

Andrei Svechnikov, Jaccob Slavin, Phillip Di Giuseppe and Calvin de Haan scored and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 Thursday and spoiled
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Colliton takes over after Blackhawks fire Quenneville

Colliton steps into tricky situation with Blackhawks after Quenneville is fired
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Northern Illinois beats Division III Rockford 93-54

Lacey James scored 17 points, Jaylen Key added 15 and Northern Illinois beat Division III Rockford 93-54 in a season opener
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Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup-winning coach Quenneville

Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville; Jeremy Colliton is new coach
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Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup winning coach Quenneville

Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville; Jeremy Colliton is new coach
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Rockford man who killed teen sentenced to life plus 45 years

A Rockford man who was convicted in the slaying of his ex-girlfriend's teenage daughter and shooting the girl's grandmother in the face has been sentenced to li
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Man seriously wounded by northern Illinois officers

Police say a man was seriously wounded after shooting at northern Illinois officers when they tried to arrest him at a gas station
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Kane, Saad lead Blackhawks past Ducks 3-1

Patrick Kane, Brandon Saad lead Chicago Blackhawks past Anaheim Ducks 3-1
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Blackhawks assign G Forsberg to Rockford

Chicago Blackhawks assign G Anton Forsberg to Rockford of AHL
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Sheyenne who died in collision with freight train identified

Authorities have identified a 49-year-old Sheyenne man who was killed when his pickup collided with a freight train in north-central North Dakota
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