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  • Harvard man found guilty of predatory sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 37-year-old Harvard man faces 15 to 67 years in prison after he was found guilty on Wednesday of predatory sexual assault and aggravated ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • Nippersink Creek restoration work to address flooding, invasive species

    RINGWOOD – Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream's banks cut straight down to its bed.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • Lakewood updates village website to be more accessible

    LAKEWOOD – The village of Lakewood rolled out a new website Tuesday.The goal of the redesign is to p ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • McHenry Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer charged with child pornography

    McHENRY – A Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer is facing child porn charges after a months-long investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Oakwood Hills closed-door meeting prompts Open Meetings Act reform bill

    A state representative incensed over the Oakwood Hills Village Board’s likely illegal meeting over a controversial power plant proposal is trying agai ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Attorney general nominee Loretta Lunch defends Obama immigration changes

    WASHINGTON — Confronting skeptical Republicans, attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch pledged a new start with Congress and independence from Preside ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner among nation's top donors in 2014 elections

    CHICAGO — A new study says multimillionaire Bruce Rauner was among the largest donors to political campaigns in the U.S. in last fall's election.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Illinois marijuana market could reach $36M in 2016, report says

    CHICAGO — Patients aren't the only ones disappointed by delays in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A newly released report says investors are w ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave in Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. — Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and seemingly crawled back from the dead.Earlier ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Wells Fargo Bank vows to reopen San Francisco museum after gold stolen

    SAN FRANCISCO — Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Denver teen's friend disputes police account of 17-year-old's death

    DENVER — A passenger who was in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police has disputed authorities' account of her death, say ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Obama administration tells agents to ID which immigrants not to deport

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has ordered immigration agents to ask immigrants they encounter living in the country illegally whether they mig ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, killing 2 soldiers

    SHEAR YASHUV, Israel — A missile fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, killing two soldiers in an appa ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Jordan ready to swap Iraqi inmate for pilot held by Islamic State

    AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in deadly 2005 hotel bombings for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

    CHICAGO — Baseball fans are stopping by the downtown Chicago plaza where the statue of the Ernie Banks is on display to pay their respects to the Hall ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:16 am
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