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  • Oil pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final f ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Mistrial in South Carolina police shooting mystifies observers

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first dem ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • McHenry County Department of Health urges residents to get flu shot

    WOODSTOCK – Those who have yet to get a flu shot are urged to do so as soon as possible, according to the McHenry County Department of Health.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Sycamore veteran recalls Pearl Harbor attack 75 years later

    SYCAMORE – Burton Miller was on his way to eat breakfast when the first bombs of the Pearl Harbor attack were dropped on his Army Air Forces base.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Oliver: Now’s the time to recall winter driving tricks

    The first big snowfall of the season usually is a welcome one. After all, all of that white stuff on the ground is downright picturesque.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Family mourns loss of Marine veteran Loren Abdalla; will continue fight to award him Medal of Honor

    FOX LAKE – The battle to get a Marine veteran a Medal of Honor his family claims was denied to him because of his Native American heritage will go on ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155 to approve tax levy next week

    The Community High School District 155 Board will vote to approve its 2017 levy next week.The board ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry Township holds caucus to nominate Republican candidates

    The McHenry Township Republican Central Committee held its first caucus in 20 years Tuesday to nominate Republican candidates for McHenry Township off ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • McHenry County Christmas tree farms carry on family traditions

    With Christmas Day rapidly approaching, Dawn Peterson, who bought Oney’s Tree Farm with her husband in 1983, said she expects to see some familiar fac ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Making your user experience better at NWHerald.com

    With 2017 nearly upon us, I wanted to share with you some of the changes that already are happening on NWHerald.com, and what that means for you, the ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Solon Mills man faces federal child pornography charges

    A federal grand jury indicted a Solon Mills man with a history of sex crimes against children on child pornography charges.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Official: Refrigerator potential source of deadly warehouse fire in Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Investigators said Tuesday that a warehouse fire in Oakland that killed 36 people did not appear to have been set intentionally and ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Illinois budget still elusive as leaders lash out

    CHICAGO – As Illinois remains without a budget, legislative leaders and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner are succeeding more at frustrating each other tha ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • University of Illinois says no to sanctuary status for immigrants

    URBANA – The president of the University of Illinois says its three campuses cannot legally serve as sanctuaries for immigrant students illegally livi ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:50 pm
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