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  • Hillary Clinton: Benghazi committee exploiting Americans' deaths

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday lashed out at the special House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, calling i ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Ted Cruz says allowing Syrian refugees into U.S. is 'crazy'

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz says the Obama administration's plan to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees is "nothing ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Hillary Clinton pushing new gun controls after Oregon shooting

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening back ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • McHenry County Board will tackle township consolidation referendums Tuesday

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will decide Tuesday which townships, if any at all, should be put before voters next year to consolidate.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry County Board mulls appointee guidebook over a code of conduct

    WOODSTOCK – The blanket ability to remove appointees to McHenry County government’s numerous boards and commissions under a new state law is a power a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County courts avoiding lack of court reporters with technology

    WOODSTOCK – An early embrace of recording technology helped McHenry County’s courts avoid the court reporter shortage that is hamstringing other judic ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Abortion, birth control, race top Supreme Court’s agenda

    WASHINGTON – Abortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a pre ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Obama says Putin wrong on Syria but no 'proxy war'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday vehemently rejected Russia's military actions in Syria as self-defeating and dismissed the idea that Mos ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Education Secretary Arne Duncan steps down after 7-year term

    WASHINGTON – Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step down fo ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Illinois treasurer warns of effects of budget impasse

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs has warned the state's top leaders that the budget impasse could affect "critically important" services ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois tax break deals yield uncertain results for state

    CHICAGO – A newspaper analysis shows that companies who receive tax breaks through Illinois' primary job-creation program often don't add jobs and som ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Rauner: Illinois budget standoff 'could go on for a while'

    EFFINGHAM – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says the standoff over a state budget "could go on for a while" but his administration is prepared to continue ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois treasurer warns of effects of state budget impasse

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs has warned the state's top leaders that the budget impasse could affect "critically important" ser ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Barrington Hills village president running for 26th Illinois Senate

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Village President Martin McLaughlin announced his campaign for the 26th Illinois Senate District seat, making the primary to replac ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Agreement to keep McHenry County veterans’ agency open to advance in committee

    WOODSTOCK – Two McHenry County Board committees on Monday will fast-track an intergovernmental agreement meant to keep the county’s Veterans Assistanc ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 12:11 am
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