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  • Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

    NEW YORK – Even people who said they’d already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • With recounts looming, Trump adds new administration picks

    MADISON, Wis. – President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein too ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County businesses hope Small Business Saturday attracts holiday shoppers

    For local business owner Mary Batson, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is her favorite day of the year.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Chicago police fatally shoot 2 people in unrelated incidents

    CHICAGO – A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting i ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Hebron Dollar General plans grand opening

    HEBRON – Dollar General plans to open its Hebron location Dec. 3.The store, at 12114 Route 173, will ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 3:45 am
  • Metra will collect coats for end of November drive

    CHICAGO – Metra again will be partnering with NBC 5 Chicago to hold a coat drive at all five downtown Metra stations and all BNSF stations Nov. 28 to ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:32 am
  • 1 injured in Thanksgiving crash in Richmond, fire official says

    RICHMOND – A single-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital with multiple internal injuries Thanksgiving morning, a fire official said.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:22 am
  • Hundreds volunteer on Thanksgiving in Crystal Lake for Community Harvest

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Before Brett Siegmeier was going to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with his family, he, along with his wife and two sons, wanted to give bac ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:32 am
  • McHenry Township approves reduced tax levies

    McHENRY – The McHenry Township Board unanimously voted at its Nov. 10 meeting to lower the McHenry Township tax levy by 10 percent and the McHenry Tow ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:20 am
  • MCC cafeteria receives Green Restaurant Certification for its sustainable efforts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When McHenry County College’s cafeteria is in need of lettuce and other vegetables, the cafe’s employees get the necessary greens from ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:20 am
  • Woodstock man killed in Route 20 crash near Huntley, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

    HUNTLEY – A 54-year-old Woodstock man was pronounced dead after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night in unincorporated Huntley, the McHenry County Sher ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:14 am
  • Johnsburg, Prairie Ridge football teams take shots at greatness

    Joe Moore soaked in the moment last Friday while standing on Johnsburg Athletic Field with what seemed like most of the town’s population after the Sk ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Colombia government, rebels sign revised peace agreement

    BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a revised peace agreement with the country's largest rebel movement on Thursday, maki ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Islamic State car bomb kills 56, including 20 Iranians, in Iraq

    HILLA, Iraq – A car bomb tore through a gas station south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 56 people, including 20 Iranians, in an attack clai ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Wildfire blamed on 'terror' roars through Israeli city

    HAIFA, Israel – A wildfire roared through parts of Israel's third-largest city on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their home ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:20 am
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