Mostly Cloudy
70FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

News

  • McHenry Rec Center giving away yearlong membership at grand opening

    McHENRY – Nearly three months after it opened, the new, $5.8 million McHenry Recreation Center is offering a number of prizes, including a free yearlo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Volo-area crash on Route 120 sends motorcyclist to hospital

    VOLO – A motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital after crashing in the Volo area Friday afternoon, a fire official said.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Bernie Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash

    WASHINGTON – Bernie Sanders' campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final pla ...
    May 20, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Controversy flares over McHenry West High School Marine graduate's attire

    McHENRY – The McHenry West graduate who could not participate in Thursday's graduation after choosing to wear her U.S. Marine Corps dress blues said s ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Lynn Hammerlund, longtime president of Algonquin library board, dies

    ALGONQUIN — Lynn Hammerlund, who served on the Board of Trustees for the Algonquin Area Public Library District for 28 years, has died, the library sa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Ex-Johnsburg High School employee admits to sex abuse against students

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former Johnsburg High School employee to prison after he admitted in court to having inappropriate cont ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • White House on alert after shooting on street outside

    WASHINGTON – The White House has been placed on a security alert after a shooting on a street outside.
    May 20, 2016 - 2:56 pm
  • Food nutrition labels are about to change: Here's what's new

    WASHINGTON – A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer wi ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Algonquin woman sentenced to prison for selling heroin

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin woman is headed to prison after she admitted to selling heroin earlier this year.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Donald Trump gets endorsement of National Rifle Association

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Donald Trump on Friday slammed Hillary Clinton as "heartless" for backing restrictions on gun ownership that he said would leave Ame ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Bernie Sanders delegates brace for Philadelphia convention fight

    DENVER – Gabriel McArthur is heading to the Democratic National Convention in July to serve as a delegate for Bernie Sanders. Screaming and shouting a ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • Mary Todd Lincoln funeral ledger found in Illinois capital

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – An itemized list believed to be from former first lady Mary Todd Lincoln's funeral has resurfaced after two of the oldest funeral h ...
    May 20, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Driver flees after crashing into, knocking over pole in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — A car that crashed into and knocked down a light pole near the intersection of Pyott and Virginia roads early Friday morning was vacant ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • U.S. home sales growth driven mostly by Midwest

    WASHINGTON – Midwestern homebuyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales during April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady d ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Study Abroad Opportunities Abound at IL Community Colleges

    Students attending community college may benefit from the convenience of attending college close to home, but that doesn’t mean they can’t practice th ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:56 am
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    What do you think of Illinois' current gun laws?
    Too restrictive
    Not restrictive enough
    About right