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  • Oak Park's PharmaCann getting 2nd medical marijuana cultivation center permit

    CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago company called PharmaCann took on a bigger role in Illinois' medical marijuana industry Monday, confirming it would accep ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn earning $11,396 monthly pension

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Former Gov. Pat Quinn receives a state pension of just under $11,400 a month, though it could shrink if proposed reforms he signed ...
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Top 10 Illinois consumer complaints of 2014: Debt, identity theft lead list

    CHICAGO — Consumer debt issues and identity theft topped the list of complaints to the Illinois attorney general's office in 2014.
    NEW: March 2, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake taxpayers object to property taxes in lawsuit

    WOODSTOCK – A number of Crystal Lake business and property owners are challenging their 2013 property tax bills in McHenry County Court.
    March 2, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Cary District 26 raises $11,000 for families affected by January fire

    Efforts by District 26 and the surrounding community have garnered more than $11,000 in donations for five families displaced by a January apartment f ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Huntley High School students, community go bald for St. Baldrick's on March 13

    HUNTLEY – Students and staff at Huntley High School will shave their heads on March 13 during a school assembly that caps off the school's months-long ...
    UPDATED: March 2, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • McHenry County drivers advised to use caution Tuesday morning

    Commuters in the McHenry County area might want to think about leaving home early Tuesday morning.Th ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

    OMAHA, Neb. — A federal judge on Monday blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the state plans to a ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Illinois lawmakers to propose measure to battle heroin, drug abuse

    SPRINGFIELD — Two Illinois lawmakers plan to propose bipartisan legislation Monday to combat growing heroin and prescription drug abuse, though they a ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Parents asking doctors to delay vaccines more, survey says

    CHICAGO — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable dis ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Crystal Lake police searching for 'despondent' 18-year-old; local school districts on lockdown

    Local school districts will have after-school activities as police continue their search for an 18-year-old who is believed to be despondent and possi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • Easy steps to greater home comfort

    There are worse situations than waking up at 3 a.m. with an ice-cold nose to realizing your furnace is not working. But it’s hard to think of them ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 2; UN says thousands have died in Ukraine's violence

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
    March 2, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

    CHICAGO – Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable dis ...
    March 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Flight 370

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn’t mean it’s been unp ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
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