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  • Illinois prisons chief to lead mental health overhaul

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois' top corrections official says an overhaul has begun of prison mental health programs following a settlement in a class-ac ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Sunday, May 22, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 22, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • 73 dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s government on Saturday raised the death toll from landslides and heavy flooding around the island nation to 73, as so ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Woman killed, man wounded near Chicago police headquarters

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s police superintendent said the fatal shooting of a woman leaving a coffee shop near police headquarters Friday is an indication of ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 3 villagers

    JAKARTA, Indonesia – A volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash on Saturday, killing three villagers and injuring four others, an off ...
    May 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. trying to get jump on Zika preparations with money in limbo

    WASHINGTON – Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health officials try to get a jump on the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Smoke, cockpit woes signal chaotic finale for EgyptAir plane

    CAIRO – Leaked flight data showing trouble in the cockpit and smoke in a plane lavatory are bringing into focus the chaotic final moments of EgyptAir ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Obama sets off on Asia trip to boost trade, cooperation

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama departed Saturday on a weeklong, 16,000-mile trip to Asia, part of his effort to pay more attention to the region ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Clinton calls Trump's gun policies "dangerous"

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Donald Trump’s gun policies are “not just way out there” but “dangerous” and would make America less safe, Hillary Clinton sai ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Illinois GOP calls for unity as some tiptoe around Trump at state covention

    PEORIA – Illinois Republicans cheered calls for unity at the party's state convention on Saturday even as some top elected officials tiptoed around th ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • PHOTOS: Jacobs High School graduation ceremony

    Seniors graduated from Jacobs High School during a ceremony Saturday at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • College graduates experience gender pay gap right away, reports show

    Despite men and women entering the workforce after graduating college having comparable experience, women are paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to m ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Algonquin demolishes Franke House, making way for downtown redevelopment

    ALGONQUIN – The Franke House at 103 W. Algonquin Road has been demolished after the village did not receive any bids for the purchase and relocation o ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Big R department store could open in former Lake in the Hills Dominick's building

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees will consider a proposed sales tax sharing agreement that could bring a Big R department store to the former Domi ...
    May 22, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Illinois court could reinstate McHenry County State's Attorney malicious prosecution suit

    WOODSTOCK – An Illinois appellate court panel could reinstate McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s malicious prosecution lawsuit.
    May 22, 2016 - 12:04 am
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