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  • Woodstock police not charging man who left loaded gun at post office

    WOODSTOCK – The 56-year-old Woodstock man who dropped his loaded gun at the U.S. Post Office in Woodstock will not face charges from local police beca ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

    TORONTO – Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 2 ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Chicago Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports

    CHICAGO – For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage th ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's patrol leader with criminal background resigns

    WOODSTOCK – The man McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim appointed to a supervisory position despite criticism about his criminal background that surfaced ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Sewer repairs close Crystal Lake streets

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two streets adjacent to Route 14 in Crystal Lake will be closed until 5 p.m. today because of a sewer repair, according to an alert fro ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcemen ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Ted Cruz seeks to appeal to supporters on fringe of GOP

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.The ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Iran awards medals of honor to its nuclear team

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran awarded medals of honor on Monday to its nuclear negotiators, who helped clinch a landmark deal with world powers last year.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Quiz: Test your Mardi Gras knowledge

    How much do you know about Mardi Gras? Take our quick quiz to find out. ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Wintry week ahead for McHenry County

    It appears Woodstock Willie's prediction of an early spring won't come to fruition for a couple weeks, as meteorologists with the National Weather Ser ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 8; Trump, Clinton aim for voters in New Hampshire

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • New Algonquin Founders' Days leaders plan for move back downtown

    ALGONQUIN – Alan Kirk knows he’s facing a “daunting challenge” in taking over as board president for the Algonquin Founders’ Days festival, but the lo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Huntley begins $2.7M process to upgrade wastewater treatment plants

    HUNTLEY – The village is in the planning stages of making improvements to its wastewater treatment facilities that will put equipment in compliance wi ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry County College schedules 2 Chicago trips for April

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College has planned two upcoming trips to Chicago.The first will be fr ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • MCCD to offer kid-friendly programs about animals in Ringwood, Cary

    RINGWOOD – The ways animals adapt, the ones that come out at night and the gross things they do will be explored as part of upcoming programs in Ringw ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:25 am
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