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  • 10 Things to Know For Sept. 28; Shell to cease offshore drilling in Alaska

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • Tips to Choosing Your Perfect Carpet

    With the many styles and colors available in carpets, it becomes necessary for individuals to think about their expectations before starting the carpe ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:05 am
  • Iraq to share intelligence on IS with Syria, Russia, Iran

    BAGHDAD – Iraq’s military said Sunday it will begin sharing “security and intelligence” information with Syria, Russia and Iran to help combat the Isl ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Police training canceled because of Illinois budget crisis

    CHICAGO – Police departments across Illinois say the state budget stalemate has left them struggling to provide necessary training to officers on ever ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • After success with Iran, pope, next stop for Obama is U.N.

    NEW YORK – Fresh from successes on Iran and with the pope, President Barack Obama still carried heavy burdens into critical meetings this week at the ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Legislative report finds gambling at a slowdown in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Gambling is going through slow times in Illinois, with state taxes for all forms of gambling falling by nearly 6 percent this year despi ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Boehner slams some GOP hard-liners as 'false prophets'

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner warned Sunday against “false prophets” in his own party making unrealistic promises, saying his resignation ha ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • VW facing 'tsunami' of legal trouble in emissions scandal

    WASHINGTON – Who knew about the deception, when did they know it and who directed it? Those are amo ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Pope Francis wraps up joyful U.S. visit with big open-air Mass

    PHILADELPHIA – Pope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful gathered Sunday for the biggest event of his U.S. visit to be open to “miracle ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Crystal Lake concert kicks off Community Harvest with country music

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A concert featuring a country music cover band made up of two people playing acoustic will take place at Park Place this October.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • On the Record with: New Bethany Lutheran Church pastor Cathy Darharsh

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The first time Cathy Daharsh preached, someone asked her if she had ever thought about becoming a pastor.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Crystal Lake sees spike in school bus crashes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Schools buses in Crystal Lake have been involved eight crashes this year – a dramatic jump from previous years – and school only has be ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • McHenry County school districts work toward energy savings with 'green' projects

    HUNTLEY – By the time the holidays arrive, all of the buildings within Huntley Community School District 158 should be retrofitted with new energy-eff ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • 2-vehicle crash in Alden Township sends 2 to hospital

    HARVARD – Two people were taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock after a crash Sunday northeast of Harvard, a fire official said.
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 6:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers kids dancing, tumbling combo classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kids can learn how to both tumble and dance in an upcoming combo class offered by the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 12:13 am
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