43°FFairFull Forecast


  • Nation’s biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

    The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for pr ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • SleepOut for Shelter fundraiser for McHenry County homeless program opens registration

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services and McHenry County Community Foundation are asking residents to get their tents, cars and cardboard sh ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Haiti fundraiser set for April 18 in McHenry

    McHENRY – Tickets are now on sale for Touch a Heart in Haiti, a fundraiser to benefit people in Despinasse, Haiti.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Minor injuries after semitrailer rolls over north of Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A truck driver was treated for minor injuries Saturday afternoon after his semitrailer rolled off Route 47, just north of Huntley, police sa ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House commit ...
    March 28, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

    ROME – Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials an ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Reid wants Schumer as Senate Democratic leader

    WASHINGTON – Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for Pre ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Senate approves Republican balanced budget, after House

    WASHINGTON – Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Chicago train driver says she dozed off before O'Hare crash

    CHICAGO – The operator of a Chicago commuter train that jumped the tracks last year at O'Hare International Airport says she fell asleep before the cr ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Illinois comptroller expedites funds to child care providers

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois' comptroller says she plans to expedite payments to child care providers who have gone weeks without promised state funds.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Bill allowing Belleville township to dissolve advances

    BELLEVILLE – Belleville elected leaders are one step closer to a township dissolution that would only require their approval.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • State budget deals means $15M cut to U of I

    CHAMPAIGN – A budget deal lawmakers have approved means about a $15 million cut for the University of Illinois.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Kirk, Durbin propose changes in disaster declaration process

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin of Illinois are renewing their call for an update of the methods the government uses to determine disas ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Harvard City Council candidates weigh economic growth, budget issues

    HARVARD – The numerous Harvard City Council candidates emphasized the city’s slow economic development and its budgetary constraints as the primary ch ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    Which road construction project will affect you most?
    Route 14 widening
    Charles Miller Road construction
    S. Main Street widening in Crystal Lake
    Route 31 widening