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  • Chicago couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home

    CHICAGO — A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home, alleging the company failed to properly maintain th ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • 6-year-old Illinois boy starts fire at Dollar General store in Silvis, police say

    SILVIS (AP) — Police in western Illinois say a 6-year-old boy started a fire that heavily damaged a Dollar General store earlier this month.
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Chicago O'Hare, Midway airports expect more Thanksgiving holiday travelers

    CHICAGO — More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period.
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • St. Charles Mayor suspends Filling Station late night permit from Dec. 1-Jan. 1

    ST. CHARLES – The Filling Station Pub and Grill will have its liquor license suspended for three straight days and its 2 a.m. late night permit on hol ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District's Racket Club offers pickleball

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pickleball has joined the offerings at the Racket Club.The Crystal Lake Park District ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Cooking classes in Crystal Lake to focus on appetizers, essentials

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hands-on cooking class is planned just in time for the holidays. The Crystal Lake P ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Santa’s Workshop in Crystal Lake to include crafts, games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children will get a sneak peek into Santa’s Workshop this December. Children ages 3 a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

    MINEOLA, N.Y. – One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as tr ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Calorie counts to appear with many prepared foods

    WASHINGTON – Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad ba ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

    PITTSBURGH – Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police off ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

    CHICAGO – Taking on the hecklers who’ve been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebutt ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson ‘tussle’

    FERGUSON, Missouri – Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson officer Darren Wilson testified that they were f ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District Equestrian-geared improvements move forward

    WOODSTOCK – Horseback riders could be traversing the multiuse trail at Brookdale Conservation Area outside Woodstock as early as June.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:05 am
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