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  • 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 ...
    NEW: 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 ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:20 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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
  • 30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

    MOSCOW – For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

    BARLONYO, Uganda – This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:On Feb. 21, 2004, a ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

    YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an offi ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. – A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays – and their combi ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
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