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  • Woodstock City Council to discuss Route 47 widening project

    WOODSTOCK – The City Council will discuss a planned road construction project that some worry could put the brakes on business along Route 47 in Woods ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry-area program aimed at bringing people out of poverty graduates first class

    McHENRY – McHenry resident Julie Zavorski said she had a five-year plan with goals she wanted to accomplish, but she never knew how to implement it.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rain

    SAN FRANCISCO – Evacuations were ordered in Central California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks an ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia denounced the country's investigation into the death of the exiled half brother of North ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

    WASHINGTON – Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

    BRUSSELS – After President Donald Trump’s raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst tha ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating in 2nd month as president

    WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Bears lead Chicago sports franchises in backing measure reducing injured players' workers' compensation

    SPRINGFIELD – Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn workers’ compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other workers, even if t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Thousands of demonstrators across U.S. say 'Not My President'

    Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents' Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Conservative group cancels speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

    LOS ANGELES – Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Russia's ambassador Vitaly Churkin to United Nations dies in New York City at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he spar ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Pence visits former Nazi concentration camp

    DACHAU, Germany – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:52 am
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