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  • Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks

    LE BOURGET, France – Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defia ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to wrap up work on the budget, highway spending and taxes, an end-of-the-year stretch that will t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Election 2016: Assistant State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally files to run for the top spot

    WOODSTOCK – One of Lou Bianchi's assistant state's attorneys has filed to run, like his boss, in the Republican primary.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Health co-op failure in New York leaves doctors owed millions

    NEW YORK – The sudden collapse of the largest nonprofit insurance cooperative created by President Barack Obama's health care law is causing headaches ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Since '01, Clintons collected $35M from financial businesses

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Donald Trump says he'd bring back waterboarding

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the U.S. should engage in much more aggressive interrogation techniques on terror ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • Election 2016: Active first filing day for McHenry County primary candidates

    WOODSTOCK – The first minute of the first day candidates have to file to run for office in the March 15 primary was a busy one for the McHenry County ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • AP fact check: Most GOP candidates flunk climate science

    WASHINGTON – When it comes to climate science, two of the three Democratic presidential candidates are A students, while most of the Republican conten ...
    Nov. 22, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • SEIU Healthcare sues to force state pay on workers' health

    SPRINGFIELD – A labor union representing home health care workers in Illinois has filed legal action to force the government to pay health insurance c ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Convicted spy Pollard is released after 30 years behind bars

    NEW YORK – Jonathan Pollard was released from prison Friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for Israel, and his lawyers immediately went to cour ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Obama plea to Supreme Court: Save my immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court Friday to rescue its plans to shield from deportation millions of immigrants who a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

    FOX LAKE – The basement that is home to the Fox Lake Police Explorers post looks like disgraced Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was preparing for a zombie apocalyp ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Hillary Clinton: No troops in Syria, even if attack on U.S. soil

    NEW YORK – Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed to keep American troops out of Syria in a sweeping foreign policy address, saying she would resist sending for ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Prairie Grove village property tax rate could fall next year, president says

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove residents could see the amount they pay to the village in property taxes fall next year.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • McHenry County Board abates Valley Hi budget in last-minute vote, approves budget

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board in a surprise twist chose not to lower the levy for Valley Hi Nursing Home as part of its 2016 budget as planned, ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 1:39 pm
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