Girl Sexually Assaulted Near President's Chicago Home

By WGN News CHICAGO -- Chicago police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a girl just blocks from President Barack Obama's home.

Worn-Out Residents Brace For Nor'Easter

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A wintry mix of heavy rain, wind and snow bore down on the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday, as more than 600,000 households that have been without power for more than nine days prepared for a long and cold night.

Dow Jones drops 300 points following election

A sell-off on Wall Street gained momentum Wednesday, with the Dow falling below 13,000 for the first time in two months, as investors focused on how President Obama plans to avoid the fiscal cliff after he won re-election Tuesday night.

Waco community mourns the loss of a civic leader

Central Texans mourn the loss of a great civic leader in the Waco community. Mary Ruth Duncan, 82, died peacefully at her home on Saturday night, November 3.

Cheaper gas prices, will they last?

Cheaper gas may have you traveling more for the holidays, since prices have posted their biggest drop, since 2008, over the past two weeks.

Belton pediatric clinic breaks ground on new location

McLane Children's Scott & White broke ground Wednesday for a new pediatric clinic building at 1009 Arbor Park Drive in Belton. The new 7,500 square-foot clinic facility is expected to open by May 2013.

Marijuana legalization passes in Colorado, Washington

Voters in Washington and Colorado passed ballot initiatives Tuesday to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the biggest victory ever for the legalization movement.

GOP retains grip on House

Republicans kept a lock on the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday's voting, a crucial victory after the party failed to wrest away the presidency from Barack Obama or the Senate from the Democrats.

Former Penn State president arraigned in Sandusky scandal

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier was arraigned Wednesday morning on charges he helped to cover up allegations that Jerry Sandusky was sexually abusing boys on campus, CNN contributor Sara G

Former UT coach Darrell Royal dies at 88

Darrell Royal, the legendary coach who won three national championships, turned the wishbone offense into one of college football's most unstoppable forces and served as the face of the Texas Longhorns for more than a half century, has died