• McHenry County Sheriff's Office recognizes deputy for efforts to save drowning victim

    WOODSTOCK – Deputy Trevor Vogel was recognized by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office for his efforts to save a drowning victim in June at Wonder Lake ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rockford arsons up in 2015, some occurring simultaneously

    ROCKFORD – Firefighters in Rockford are alarmed by a rise in arsons this year and urging city residents to be wary and report any suspicious activity.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Willow Creek Community Church launches 'love' campaign to counter election rhetoric

    CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago church is launching a "love" campaign to counter ugly presidential campaign rhetoric.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Chicago says every child now within 10-minute walk of park

    CHICAGO – The city of Chicago has finished a three-and-a-half-year campaign to build or renovate hundreds of playgrounds so every child can be within ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Theft of 50 guns from Springfield store gang-related, police say

    SPRINGFIELD – Springfield police said the theft of more than 50 guns from a firearms dealer last week was gang-related.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Farmers plan to donate part of harvest to schools

    UTICA – Farmers near Utica, Illinois, are donating a portion of their grain harvest this year to local schools.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Some Chicago police officers have had more than 100 complaints

    CHICAGO – A newspaper’s analysis of five decades of Chicago Police Department data shows a small number of officers had racked up more than 100 compla ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Cook County sheriff wants to allow sheriffs to seek reduced bond

    CHICAGO – Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart wants the ability to seek reduced bond for criminal detainees.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • If Batman had a warship, it would be USS Zumwalt, admiral said

    BALTIMORE – If Batman had a warship, it would be the USS Zumwalt.That's how Adm. Harry Harris, comma ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • A look at hacked emails from Clinton's campaign chairman

    WASHINGTON – Hacked emails released in daily dispatches this past week by the WikiLeaks group exposed the inner workings of Hillary Clinton's campaign ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

    KIGALI, Rwanda – Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse gases ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Donald Trump challenges legitimacy of presidential election

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – A beleaguered Donald Trump sought to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, pressing unsubstantiat ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Kansas police seek to reassure immigrants of their safety

    GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Law enforcement sought Saturday to reassure immigrants in a diverse western Kansas community of their safety after three men ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Route 31 western bypass closed in Algonquin for next several hours, dispatcher says

    ALGONQUIN – The Route 31 western bypass is closed for the next several hours due to a traffic crash Saturday night, according to a SEECOM dispatcher.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • Immanuel Ministries free clinic in Crystal Lake helps hundreds in need

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 250 people attended a free clinic hosted by Immanuel Ministries Saturday for dental screenings, vision screenings, food, flu shot ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 6:23 pm
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