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  • House GOP health bill adds up to big tax cut for the rich

    WASHINGTON – The House Republicans' health care bill adds up to big tax cuts for the rich.The bill w ...
    March 7, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • GOP tries to sell new health care bill, absent key specifics

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders embarked on an ambitious plan Tuesday to try to sell their new health care proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Cable park restaurant, lighting and camera bids await Crystal Lake City Council's attention

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A well-known downtown bar and restaurant likely will be taking the reins of the restaurant at the new cable park at Three Oaks Recreati ...
    March 7, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • President Trump signs new travel ban targeting those seeking new visas

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still b ...
    March 6, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Woodstock shoppers may soon have to pay for plastic bags

    WOODSTOCK – The city will launch its “Sustainable Woodstock” reusable bag initiative March 11 in an effort to reduce plastic waste in Woodstock while ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phones, cites no evidence

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his telephones during last year's election, lod ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Immigration courts see record number of cases, many problems

    ATLANTA – Everyone was in place for the hearing in Atlanta immigration court: the Guinean man hoping to stay in the U.S., his attorney, a prosecutor, ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Veterans seek answers at forum with U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren

    GENEVA – American Legion Fox River Geneva Post 75 was host to more than 80 veterans Friday, who packed the hall’s meeting room so a panel of experts c ...
    March 4, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Algonquin Village Board considers plans for former bank property on Randall Road

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Village Board is considering changes to the redevelopment plan for the former Great Bank/Charter One Bank site at 234 S. Ran ...
    March 3, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct state business

    WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor, according to public records obta ...
    March 3, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • Jeff Sessions steps aside from Russia-contact investigation

    WASHINGTON – Under growing pressure from Democrats and Republicans alike, Attorney General Jeff Sessions agreed Thursday to recuse himself from an inv ...
    March 2, 2017 - 3:25 pm
  • Illinois Senate cancels budget votes; Cullerton blames Bruce Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate’s top Democrat abruptly canceled critical votes Wednesday on a plan to end the state’s historic budget stalemate, ac ...
    March 2, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit he hasn't earned

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his pr ...
    March 1, 2017 - 7:57 am
  • Prairieland Disposal Inc. to be McHenry's new trash service starting Aug. 1

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry is getting a new waste-hauling and recycling service this summer.With ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Marengo officials mull infrastructure projects

    MARENGO – The city will have a little extra money for infrastructure because of an inactive economic incentive account that the state of Illinois want ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:17 am
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