The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a warning to residents in reference to reported phone scams occurring in the county, according to a recent news release. The scam targets older victims on land lines and cell phones.

BEIJING - China will suspend planned additional punitive tariffs on some U.S. products after "phase one" of a long-awaited trade deal was reached between the countries, state-run news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. Beijing had threatened to retaliate if the United States had gone ahead with imposing further tariffs on $160 billion of Chinese goods on Sunday. However, after both sides ...

LOS ANGELES - Beverly Hills police are investigating vandalism of Nessah Synagogue on Saturday morning after an employee arrived at the place of worship at 7 a.m. to discover an open door, overturned furniture and damage to several relics. Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime but report that there is no evidence to suggest that the attack was anti-Semitic in nature. The ...

NEW YORK - LSU quarterback Joe Burrow won the Heisman Trophy in New York on Saturday night, beating out Oklahoma's Jalen Hurts and Ohio State's Justin Fields and Chase Young. Burrow was heavily favored to win. He led LSU to a 13-0 season, SEC title and No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff. He threw for 48 touchdowns and 4,715 yards on a 77.9% completion percentage. All three of those ...

LOS ANGELES - It started as a routine call for medical attention at an Ontario home early Saturday morning. But with a series of terrifying twists - a husband with gunshot wounds, a wife firing on arriving police, a five-hour hostage standoff - the call for help revealed a domestic tragedy. Just after dawn, SWAT officers forced their way into the home on East F Street and discovered the bodies ...