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  • State of the Union 2015: Obama pushes to tax wealthy, help middle class

    WASHINGTON – Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda ste ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • McHenry County's reps react to 2015 State of the Union address

    A collection of responses to President Obama's State of the Union Address: "Unfortunately, the speec ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • 4 men face charges in France supermarket, Charlie Hebdo terror attacks

    PARIS – French anti-terror prosecutors sought Tuesday to charge four men in connection with the attacks in Paris that left 20 people dead, which would ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Obamacare website quietly sharing consumers' personal data

    WASHINGTON – The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 6:56 pm
  • Japan weighs ransom in Islamic State threat to kill hostages

    CAIRO – The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages within 72 hours, demanding a $200 million ransom in a video posted online Tue ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 6:51 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Jan. 20, 2015

    • Christine M. Schnell, 36, 940 Briden Drive, Uni 7, Marengo, was charged Friday, Nov. 21, with possession of marijuana.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim hires man with criminal record to head patrol

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim has given a supervisory position to a man whose criminal background became a target during Prim’s bid for ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Lake in the Hills, Huntley listed high on top 100 safest cities in America list

    Lake in the Hills and Huntley have been named as part of the top 100 safest cities in America list, according to Neighborhood Scout.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Lakemoor TIF district proposal set for public hearing

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor officials are ready to receive public feedback on a major economic development plan that would result in two tax increment financi ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Holiday Hills shooting police responders are 2014 Officers of the Year

    Three Island Lake police officers and a McHenry County Sheriff's Office deputy were honored last week by the McHenry County Chiefs of Police Associati ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Watching Obama's 2015 State of the Union? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his aides have been trickling out his State of the Union proposals on taxes, education, Internet access and mo ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • 2015 State of the Union: Obama aims to influence 2016 debate

    WASHINGTON — Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed a ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Coroner IDs worker killed in I-75 overpass collapse in Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI — A worker killed when an overpass collapsed onto Interstate 75 in Cincinnati has been identified.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Barlina House Preschool in Crystal Lake to open registration

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration for next year's Barlina House Preschool program opens Feb. 2. Barlina Ho ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • MCC sets up free tax help clinics in Crystal Lake, Harvard, Woodstock

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is setting up free tax assistance clinics in Crystal Lake, Harvard and Woodstock.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:17 am
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