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  • Mike Huckabee again running for president; joins GOP contenders

    HOPE, Ark. – Mike Huckabee declared his presidential candidacy Tuesday, counting on his brand of conservative populism to make his second White House ...
    UPDATED: May 5, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Suit: $10 Cook County court day care fee unconstitutional

    CHICAGO – A new class-action lawsuit alleges that one of the nation's largest court systems violates the Illinois Constitution by requiring anyone fil ...
    May 5, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • Doubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attack

    PHOENIX – The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhamm ...
    May 5, 2015 - 6:19 pm
  • Former Woodstock nursing assistant's Crystal Lake sex charges trial begins for 2nd time

    WOODSTOCK – For a second time, a former health care worker is standing trial on allegations of sexually assaulting a patient.
    May 5, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Battle of the Bands set for Saturday in Cary at Lions Park

    CARY – The Cary Park District will host a Battle of the Bands competition Saturday enabling several local teen bands to show off their talents.
    May 5, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves MCCD budget for 2016

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved the 2016 budget for the McHenry County Conservation District with only a handful of traditional opponent ...
    May 5, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Fox Lake dispatch center earns license for providing pre-arrival medical advice

    FOX LAKE – The dispatch center that serves the village of Fox Lake and five other Lake County agencies can now provide medical advice to 911 callers.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Food drive to be held by Crystal Lake postal carriers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The U.S. Postal Service will picking up food items along with letters and packages this Saturday.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation festival highlights wildflower art, includes hikes, crafts

    MARENGO – An afternoon of outdoor exploration, artistic activities and live music will mark A Celebration of Wildflowers and Art at Coral Woods Conser ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Cary's Three Oaks School to get new parking lot

    CARY – Three Oaks Elementary School will get a new parking lot over the summer after a newly organized school board voted to accept a bid for the proj ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • MCC offers exploration of local natural area in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An exploration of McHenry County's natural wonders, including springs, fens, creeks and eskers, will be offered this spring.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • 2 decades after 'Black Hawk Down,' Kerry visits Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia — Two decades after dead American soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, John Kerry on Tuesday became the first se ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • 'Walking Dead' actor Seth Gilliam accused of drunken driving, drug charge

    ATLANTA — An actor who plays a priest on the AMC drama "The Walking Dead" is facing drunken driving and drug charges after police say he was clocked g ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel chooses 30-year transit veteran to head CTA

    CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen a veteran public transportation executive to head the Chicago Transit Authority.
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner releases survey of Illinois' foreign trade partners

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has done a survey of Illinois' ten largest foreign trading partners and their assessment of the state ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
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