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  • Man dies after falling off catwalk during Chicago concert

    CHICAGO – A 24-year-old man has died after falling off a catwalk during a rock concert at a popular Chicago venue.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Sailor from Chicago suburb dies on deployment in Abu Dhabi

    LISLE – A U.S. sailor from Lisle has died in a noncombat incident during his first deployment overseas.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Condition of 4-year-old girl shot in Chicago upgraded

    CHICAGO – A hospital says the condition of a 4-year-old girl shot in the head in Chicago has improved.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office plans community open house

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will host an open house to give the community an inside look at department operations.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Class of 2015: Richmond-Burton Community High School class 'one of the best', principal says

    RICHMOND – The Richmond-Burton Community High School graduating class may look ordinary from the outside, class president Jillian Townsend told her fe ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Campaign-style tactics fueling Illinois legislative gridlock

    SPRINGFIELD – An already challenging legislative session has grown even trickier as Democrats and Republicans have begun targeting lawmakers with camp ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

    ALBANY, N.Y. – Carroll Heath didn’t have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn’t around, his mother was a patient in a mental ho ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District's state funding for after-school programs, camps in jeopardy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – State funding for many of the families that use the Crystal Lake Park District’s day camps and after-school programs as their primary d ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • McHenry County Memorial Day event organizers hope to bring in younger attendees

    After 15 years of helping to plan Memorial Day events, Jim Mertz, a Vietnam War veteran from Lake in the Hills, has one main hope this year.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • McHenry County could see scattered thunderstorms, strong winds

    McHenry County and several others could see some storms Sunday night going into the morning of Memorial Day, which is expected to be particularly wind ...
    May 24, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • Ash Carter says Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue after Ramadi

    WASHINGTON – The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense ...
    May 24, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Rick Perry seeks to win over Iowa, a handshake at a time

    LE MARS, Iowa – Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time.
    May 24, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 board to see high school artificial turf plan

    WOODSTOCK – A group that has raised $800,000 to install artificial turf at Woodstock High School will unveil its plans to the public Tuesday, weeks af ...
    May 26, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks

    BEIRUT – With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syri ...
    May 24, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Progress made in recovery of Huntley investments lost in IMET fraud

    HUNTLEY – Huntley Village Manager David Johnson said the village has recovered about $16,000 worth of investments temporarily lost to fraud, and more ...
    May 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
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