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  • Richmond to host 3-day Christmas of Yesteryear celebration

    RICHMOND – The city’s Christmas of Yesteryear celebration will begin Dec. 2 in Richmond.Richmond pla ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • McHenry Library's Crypto Club teaches children math with secret codes

    McHENRY – Fifth- through eighth-grade students are invited to attend McHenry Public Library’s new monthly program called the Crypto Club.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Meet outdoor experts at the Johnsburg Winter Expo on Dec. 3

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry Township Board of Trustees is hosting a free family-friendly event called the Winter Expo on Dec. 3.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Crystal Lake real estate attorney suspended 30 days for mismanaging funds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake real estate attorney is suspended for 30 days after he mismanaged funds, according to the Illinois Supreme Court.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Thanksgiving crash in Cary sends 1 to hospital, fire officials says

    CARY – A single-vehicle crash in Cary left a 44-year-old man in serious but stable condition Thursday night, a fire official said.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Woodstock kicks off holiday season with annual Lighting of the Square celebration

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock resident Lisa Chaney has been participating in the city’s holiday festivities for the past decade and had never seen a crowd lik ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied U.S. for 50 years, dies at 90

    HAVANA – Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to an improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Oil pipeline: Trump's stock in company raises concern

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn tha ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Death toll in Iraq bombing rises to 73

    MOSUL, Iraq – The death toll from a car bombing south of Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group rose to 73 on Friday, including about 40 Iranian p ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

    NEW YORK – Even people who said they’d already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • With recounts looming, Trump adds new administration picks

    MADISON, Wis. – President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein too ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County businesses hope Small Business Saturday attracts holiday shoppers

    For local business owner Mary Batson, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is her favorite day of the year.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Chicago police fatally shoot 2 people in unrelated incidents

    CHICAGO – A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting i ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Hebron Dollar General plans grand opening

    HEBRON – Dollar General plans to open its Hebron location Dec. 3.The store, at 12114 Route 173, will ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 3:45 am
  • Metra will collect coats for end of November drive

    CHICAGO – Metra again will be partnering with NBC 5 Chicago to hold a coat drive at all five downtown Metra stations and all BNSF stations Nov. 28 to ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:32 am
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