Light Rain
69FLight RainFull Forecast

Local Election News

  • Iraq war judged a mistake by today's White House hopefuls

    WASHINGTON – A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake.
    May 17, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Clinton: Nation needs to fix broken immigration system

    LAS VEGAS – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that any immigration overhaul must include a path to "full and equal ...
    May 5, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Mike Huckabee again running for president; joins GOP contenders

    HOPE, Ark. – Mike Huckabee declared his presidential candidacy Tuesday, counting on his brand of conservative populism to make his second White House ...
    May 5, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Andy Glab wins McHenry alderman re-election by one late-arriving vote

    McHENRY – One final vote has been tallied in the tied race for one of McHenry’s wards, giving incumbent Alderman Andy Glab another four years on the c ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Illinois county says Aaron Schock should pay for special elections to replace him

    LACON (AP) — An Illinois county says former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock should pay for the special elections to replace him.
    April 13, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • McHenry County Board asking for explanation of township consolidation rules

    WOODSTOCK – If the McHenry County Board is going to be asked to put township-consolidation referendums on the ballot, Chairman Joe Gottemoller said he ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Coin flip could determine McHenry alderman election

    McHENRY – One question Andy Glab and James Walsh likely did not expect in their quest for McHenry’s 2nd Ward seat in the City Council is: heads or tai ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Vote to dissolve tiny Illinois village of Clearlake fails by 2 votes

    CLEARLAKE – A tiny Illinois village will continue to exist after a public vote to dissolve it failed by two votes.
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • Emanuel acknowledges challenges in 2nd Chicago mayoral term

    CHICAGO – After surviving an unexpectedly tough campaign for a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that Chicago's challenges "don't need to ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Unpopular decisons propel Cary, Lakewood write-ins, others to victory

    The 10 percent of McHenry County voters who cast ballots in Tuesday’s election sent two village boards and a school district the powerful message of w ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    Will the Blackhawks win this series against the Ducks?