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  • Illinois lawmaker wants Jackie Robinson West win restored

    SPRINGFIELD – The controversy over Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League national championship has reached the Illinois Statehouse.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Oral arguments scheduled in Illinois pension lawsuit

    SPRINGFIELD – Supreme Court has announced it will hear oral arguments in the state’s landmark pension-overhaul case on March 11.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Obama: U.S. at war with those who have perverted Islam

    WASHINGTON – Muslims in the U.S. and around the world have a responsibility to fight a misconception that terrorist groups like the Islamic State spea ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner proposes 'honest' Illinois budget, billions in cuts

    Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner submitted a 2016 budget heavy with cuts that drew almost immediate fire from the Democratic-controlled General A ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Election 2015: Only 3 names to appear on Algonquin village trustee ballot

    ALGONQUIN – Even though five people had filed to run for village trustee in the upcoming spring election, only three names will appear on the ballot, ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Illinois' new GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner calls for billions in budget cuts

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois' new Republican governor called Wednesday for deep spending cuts to Medicaid, pensions and other programs to fix the state's bu ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Cary School District 26 looking to expand full-day kindergarten, ELL program

    CARY – District 26 is looking to expand its full-day kindergarten so it would be available to all students, according to a proposed staffing plan.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois bill would add e-cigarettes to indoor smoking ban

    SPRINGFIELD – Smokers who favor electronic cigarettes could be pushed outside under an Illinois lawmaker’s proposal.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Lawmaker proposes motorcycle safety bill

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois lawmaker wants motorcycle safety to be a formal part of driver’s education courses.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Gov. Rauner’s budget likely to set up battle with Democrats

    SPRINGFIELD – Since the night he was elected, Gov. Bruce Rauner repeatedly has said he wants Illinois to be the most competitive yet compassionate sta ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Algonquin Jewel-Osco, Target, Village Vintner Winery fined for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Three businesses were fined $1,000 on Tuesday for selling alcohol to minors during a police compliance check.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin wins national award

    WOODSTOCK – A national association of public administrators is giving one of its top honors to McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • On the Record with: McHenry County Department of Health administrator Michael Hill

    WOODSTOCK – Demographic trends show that the majority of people leaving Illinois are moving to Texas to find work.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Rauner grapples with this year, next year's budget problems

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner will lay out his plan on Wednesday to confront an unprecedented fiscal crisis exacerbated by the recent expiration of ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Iran negotiator told to control temper in talks with Kerry

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's foreign minister has been told by the country's supreme leader to control his temper during nuclear talks with Western diplomats ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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