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  • Marengo city water meter holdouts to face escalating fines for forgoing replacement

    MARENGO – The remaining Marengo residents who haven't scheduled an appointment to replace old, in-home city water meters will face escalating fines st ...
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Children evacuated from Algonquin KinderCare after smoke detected

    ALGONQUIN – Some 80 children on Wednesday were evacuated from an Algonquin KinderCare after smoke began filling the building, firefighters said.
    NEW: Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake motorcyclist died from Woodstock crash, McHenry County coroner says

    WOODSTOCK – The motorcycle driver involved in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Woodstock died from multiple blunt force injuries to the head and ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Jerrie Mock, 1st female pilot to circle globe, dies at 88

    Fifty years after she made aviation history, Jerrie Mock chuckled when asked whether she ever got scared while circling the globe alone.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • U.S. Supreme Court court weighs same-sex marriage cases; same-sex couples' cases on hold for now

    WASHINGTON — Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court wer ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • CDC team seeking anyone who encountered U.S. Ebola patient

    DALLAS (AP) — A nine-member team of federal health officials is tracking anyone who had close contact with a man being treated for Ebola in a Dallas h ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Romeoville house fire was accidental, fire chief says

    ROMEOVILLE – Investigators have determined the fire that destroyed a house Tuesday started accidentally.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Batavia man faces 12 charges in St. Charles traffic incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Batavia man racked up 12 charges – including five felonies – from a drive through St. Charles early Friday that ended with him spinnin ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office seeks info on burglars in Crystal Lake area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are asking for the public's help in gathering information abou ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Cary-Grove High School auditorium demolition makes way for new theater

    CARY – In order to make way for a new auditorium at Cary-Grove High School, the 50-year-old theater had to be torn down. The fenced off area at the sc ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Peoria man who beat a man to death with board gets 25 years for murder

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria man has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars for beating a man to death with a board.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

    DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills t ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Islamic militants behead captured Kurds in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria-Tur ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Obama to arrive Wednesday in Chicago for visit

    CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama is headed home to Chicago.The White House says the president w ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:29 am
  • No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

    BEIJING – China’s government has cut off news about Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no ima ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:42 pm
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