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  • 'Compton' tops box office for 3rd week; 'War Room' surprises

    NEW YORK – The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely f ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate

    WASHINGTON – Oregon’s Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • CASA of McHenry County fundraiser in Lakewood to feature broomstick horse races

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Court Appointed Special Advocates of McHenry County will host the sixth annual CASA Cup: A Night at the Races fundraiser Oct. 17 at Tur ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • McHenry County Green Drinks event scheduled for Wednesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of a Crystal Lake business will provide insight about energy-sustaining business practices during an upcoming McHenry County ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • On the Record with: Triplegic Carpentersville photographer David Farber

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Sept. 8, 1981, was the day that David Farber’s life was forever altered.After year ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Illinois sexual assault victims won't have to pay for rape kits, new law ensures

    Victims of sexual assault and battery should not and will not pay for rape kits under a law signed last week in Springfield.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

    BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine – When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring – ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Crystal Lake girl, 6, needs bone marrow transplant

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Six-year-old Sophia Trujillo just wants to twirl.She’s danced in “The Nutcracker” and ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Chicago man charged with driving under influence of drugs in Lake in the Hills crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Chicago man has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs following a crash early Saturday morning, a Lake in the H ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Illinois' Dick Durbin gets a shot at political redemption

    WASHINGTON – For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of I ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District releases brochure of fall programs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The fall brochure including all Crystal Lake Park District’s fall programs and events has been mailed out to residents.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Detour: Route 31 access to Centegra – McHenry is closed this week

    • CHARLES MILLER ROAD: Medical Center Drive, the Route 31 entrance to Centegra Hospital – McHenry, is closed for concrete paving. Southbound Route 31 ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Fox Lake to host spaghetti dinner, 5K race

    FOX LAKE – The Fox Lake community is celebrating the village and raising money for a breast cancer foundation with an upcoming all-you-can-eat spaghet ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives

    BASTOGNE, Belgium – A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the Unite ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth

    NEW ORLEANS – As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tiss ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
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