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Texas Superman Cop Drives 11 Hours to Illinois to Surprise Sick Boy

Since he can't actually fly, this Texas Superman drove 11 hours to Illinois to surprise a seven-year-old cancer patient. Senior Corporal Damon Cole of the Dallas...
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Illinois Teen Pulls Woman From Path of Moving Train

A high school student from West Frankfort, Illinois is being hailed a hero after pulling a grandmother off the railroad tracks in the path of...
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Illinois Abortions at Record Low

Abortions reported in Illinois reached a 37-year low in 2010, the lowest total since 1973, the year the procedure was legalized in the United...
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Illinois Abolishes Death Penalty to Avoid Mistaken Executions

Illinois has banned the death penalty, becoming the sixteenth state to abolish capital punishment. Gov. Patrick Quinn signed the bill to end the...
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Illinois Doctor Offers Free Treatment in Recession

A small ad was placed in a Central Illinois newspaper by a local doctor who offered that for the duration of the calendar...

Rare Okapi Born at Illinois Zoo

The Brookfield Zoo proudly announced this week the birth of a new baby okapi — an endangered animal known to be native only to a...

Good News in History, November 3

55 years ago today, the residents of Washington D.C. were able to vote in a presidential election for the first time. Amazingly, people who...

Good News in History, October 23

Happy 65th Birthday to Ang Lee, who was a stay-at-home dad before gaining fame for directing the Oscar-winning films Brokeback Mountain and Life of...

Good News in History, October 13

25 years ago today, Northern Ireland reached the precipice of peace after the three main loyalist paramilitary groups announced a ceasefire in Belfast in...

La Primera Pila de Dióxido de Carbono que es Completamente Recargable es Siete Veces más Eficiente que las de Iones de Litio

Investigadores han sido capaces de recargar exitosamente la batería más de 500 veces -y es siete veces más eficiente que las de iones de litio.

Little Girl Abandons Her Birthday Party So She Can Help Rescue a Stranded Motorcyclist 3 Hours Away

Rather than spend her sixth birthday at an amusement park, this little girl abandoned her pre-planned birthday party so her and her father could...

First Fully Rechargeable Carbon Dioxide Battery is Seven Times More Efficient Than Lithium Ion

Researchers were able to successfully recharge the battery more than 500 times—and it is seven times more efficient than lithium ion counterparts.

Good News in History Sept 22

50 years ago today, The Band released their self-titled album, with songs like Up on Cripple Creek and The Night They Drove Old Dixie...

Good News in History, September 7

50 years ago today, the first episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus was recorded for BBC television. The wildly popular cult comedy series ran...

Good News in History, September 5

Happy Birthday to Bob Newhart, who turns 90 years old today. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, the stand-up comedian and actor is noted for...

Good News in History, August 29

Happy 60th Birthday to astronaut Chris Hadfield, the Canadian Air Force Commander who became the first Canadian to ever walk in space or command...

Good News in History, August 27

90 years ago today, the Kellogg-Briand Pact (or Pact of Paris, named for where it was signed) was agreed to by 60 countries as...

Good News in History, August 17

60 years ago today, the American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis released Kind of Blue, the highly influential best-selling jazz record of all time. Regarded...

Good News in History, August 12

Happy 70th Birthday to Mark Knopfler, the British singer-songwriter, guitarist, and co-founder of Dire Straits. They had the No.1 single in the U.S. in...

Optimistic People Shown to Sleep Better and Longer

Having an optimistic attitude does a lot more than just improve your mood—this new research says that it helps you get a better nights sleep.