Latest Suburbs News

Poll: Rural/urban political divisions also split the suburbs

Feb. 19, 2019 10:10 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that simple. It turns out that these places in-between may be the most politically polarized of all...

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting victims

Feb. 17, 2019 11:28 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime employee who was fired moments earlier. The Rev. Dan Haas told those who...

Milwaukee officer killed serving warrant; suspect arrested

Feb. 7, 2019 12:38 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 17-year police veteran was shot and killed as he served a warrant on Milwaukee's south side Wednesday, becoming the city's third officer to be killed in the line of duty in eight months, authorities said. Officer Matthew Rittner was a tenured member of the Milwaukee Police Department's...

The Latest: At least 3 deaths in New York blamed on storm

Jan. 31, 2019 8:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a major snowstorm and frigid weather in the Midwest (all times local): 3:45 p.m. At least three deaths in western New York are being blamed on the winter storm that has dropped more than 20 inches (50 centimeters) of snow and inflicted subzero wind chills. Authorities said...