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  • More Illinois residents feel pain as state budget impasse drags on

    CHICAGO — As she drops off her 4-year-old son at a Chicago daycare to head for a job she loves, Stacy Rutledge wonders how she'll keep doing it once s ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • MCCD to explore insect songs in Harvard, watch meteor showers in Marengo

    HARVARD –Insect songs, meteor showers and solar power will be explored at three upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programs.
    July 27, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Woodstock restaurant one step closer to liquor license, despite some concern

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock restaurant La Placita Taqueria, 108 Cass St., is able to apply for a liquor license to sell beer and wine, after some concern wa ...
    July 27, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Mental illness led to Aurora theater shooting, doctor says

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys trying to spare the life of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes turned Monday to a court-appointed psychi ...
    July 27, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in heroin OD

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff's Deputies have charged a former Crystal Lake man with delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a McHenry woman.
    July 27, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff’s Office seeks communications accreditation

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to be the first agency in the county to earn a communications accreditation.
    July 27, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Police investigating Cary tubing incident on Fox River that injured 3

    CARY – The boaters involved in a tubing incident that sent three people to the hospital over the weekend appear to have been following boating laws, b ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Capron man cited after crashing into Chemung porch

    CHEMUNG – A 54-year-old man had a suspended license when he crashed a pickup truck into the porch of a Chemung home early Sunday, police said.
    July 27, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Strengthen your Medical Assisting resume

    To land a job, you usually need experience. To get experience, you need a job. If you’re fresh out of medical assisting school, what do you do? “Ta ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Pyott Road in Crystal Lake reopens after gas leak

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pyott Road has reopened after being closed for a little more than 45 minutes Monday, police said.
    July 27, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • All Smiles Dental in Algonquin looking for balloon mascot after it got loose

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin dentist needs help finding a loose tooth.Mickey Molar, a 10-by-10-foot ball ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • Obama chides GOP's 2016 presidential candidates for 'ridiculous,' 'sad' remarks

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • In Iowa, Hillary Clinton says climate plan will promote renewable energy

    AMES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says climate change is real and people are "just not paying attention" if they d ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Dogs survive Caseyville house explosion; natural gas leak suspected

    CASEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Several dogs thought to have died in a southern Illinois house explosion caused by a suspected natural gas leak have been resc ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for July 27; Mourners remember women shot in Louisiana theater

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 27, 2015 - 6:09 am
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