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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 11:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " It can be a frightening call to get " and it's a familiar one for many Americans. Callers posing as tax and immigration agents are threatening arrest, deportation or other punishment unless money is sent to help clear up what they say is a deportation warrant or to cover supposedly unpaid income taxes. The government says it's a scam that's tricked at least 15,000 people into shelling out more than $300 million. In a first-of-its-kind nationwide takedown,...

Updated at 11:51 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " The latest lawsuit accusing a former USA Gymnastics doctor of sexually abusing a longtime member of the U.S. women's national team is the first to name renowned husband-and-wife coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi, alleging they...

Updated at 10:13 PM

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) " Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch control strip above the keyboard, part of a long-awaited update aimed at reviving interest in a product often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and...

Updated at 10:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hillary Clinton collected nearly $53 million for her presidential campaign in the first 19 days of the month " an average of about $2.8 million per day. The late fundraising helps ensure the Democratic nominee can keep her...

Updated at 10:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A 2011 confidential memo written by a longtime Bill Clinton aide during Hillary Clinton's State Department tenure describes overlap between the former president's business ventures and fundraising for the family's charities. The...

Updated at 10:04 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) " A man accused of running a red light and slamming his SUV into a car, killing three passengers and injuring their Uber driver, has been charged with a dozen felonies including reckless homicide. A criminal complaint alleges...

Updated at 10:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) " A police officer shot and killed a 32-year-old Wyoming man in a hotel in Montana's largest city early Thursday after he allegedly turned on officers while holding a handgun, Billings Police Chief Rich St. John...

Updated at 10:02 PM

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) " The Latest on a former Penn State assistant football coach's defamation suit (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A jury has ruled in favor of a former Penn State assistant football coach in his defamation case against...

Updated at 10:01 PM

PHOENIX (AP) " In Arizona, jack-o'-lanterns may not be the only things melting this Halloween. The state is in the midst of a heat wave that culminated Thursday with a new record high of 100 degrees for Phoenix, making this October one of...

Updated at 10:01 PM

BRYAN, Texas (AP) " Police say a 19-year-old Texas A&M University student who rear-ended a squad car told an officer she was taking a topless selfie. Miranda Kay Rader posted $200 bond after she was charged with drunken driving and...

Updated at 10:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " In a remarkable slap at their own presidential nominee, Republicans are running a TV ad in Chicago that touts a GOP congressman's independence by showing him saying Donald Trump "has disqualified himself." The spot is...

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