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  • Former Northwestern researcher settles fraud suit

    CHICAGO – A former Northwestern University cancer research physician will pay nearly a half-million dollars to settle claims of federal research grant ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • AbbVie hikes forecast, tops Street expectations

    The drugmaker AbbVie surprised Wall Street on Friday with a third-quarter performance that turned out much better than expected and a new 2014 forecas ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Military sex survey draws complaints

    WASHINGTON – Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a sexual assault survey that hundreds of ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Lake in the Hills man ticketed for crash at Randall, Algonquin Roads

    ALGONQUIN – A 22-year-old Lake in the Hills man was charged with failure to yield after a crash at Algonquin and Randall roads, the Algonquin Police D ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor’s office

    CHICAGO – At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Community gathers to help Lake in the Hills man paralyzed in swimming accident

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Braxton Larocco was paralyzed from the chest down in a swimming accident in July, his father, Bruce, remained by his side, wh ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Prairie Ridge falls to Lakes in first round of playoffs

    The Class 6A first round playoff matchup between Prairie Ridge and Lakes Friday in Lake Villa. Prairie Ridge lost to Lakes, 38-14.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Crash at Randall-Algonquin roads intersection at Lake in the Hills-Algonquin border

    ALGONQUIN – A 22-year-old Lake in the Hills man was charged with failure to yield after a crash at Algonquin and Randall roads, the Algonquin Police D ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • McCullom Lake soldier mom gives kids surprise Halloween homecoming reunion (with video)

    McHENRY – Fourth-grader Leah Hiller got a not-so-scary surprise this Halloween. A mysterious person ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket explodes in Mojave Desert, killing pilot, officials say

    MOJAVE, Calif. — A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another wh ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Cary planning a small increase in tax levy

    CARY – Village Board members are leaning toward an increase in the property tax levy that only covers new growth.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Pipeline work to close road in Prairie Grove subdivision

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A portion of Lakewood Drive will be closed for pipeline work starting Monday.Enbridg ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:02 pm
  • Former Algonquin man accused of double homicide in parents' shooting blasts attorneys

    WOODSTOCK – Against the advice of his attorney, and warnings from the judge, a former Algonquin man facing a possible life sentence on double homicide ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Psych evaluation set for Holiday Hills man in McHenry County shooting

    WOODSTOCK – An independent psychological evaluation was ordered by the defense team for the man accused of ambushing and wounding two Sheriff's deputi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant gets 45 years for sex crimes with young boy

    WOODSTOCK – A once well-regarded Sheriff's sergeant admitted to sex crimes with a young boy, bringing to an end a crime prosecutors called "despicable ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:29 pm
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