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  • St. Joseph Catholic School in Harvard graduates final middle school class

    HARVARD – Four eighth grade students received their diplomas Thursday night at the final graduation ceremony for St. Joseph Catholic School in Harvard ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Recovering addicts offer safe haven at Woodstock sober living home

    WOODSTOCK – When Robin Kellogg walked into a small house on the outskirts of Woodstock last year, he was kicking a heroin addiction and trying to repa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Daily fantasy sports regulations clear Illinois Senate

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois legislators are making a last-minute push to legalize daily fantasy sports betting
    May 19, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Illinois Senate approves automatic voter registration plan

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate has approved a measure allowing automatic voter registration in Illinois.
    May 19, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Poll: Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

    NEW YORK – Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Fewer people sought U.S. jobless benefits last week

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. jobless aid fell sharply last week, partially reversing two weeks of big gains that had raised concerns ...
    May 19, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Harvard police reports for Thursday, May 19, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Illinois Senate panel approves fantasy sports regulations

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois Senate panel has approved regulations for daily fantasy sports websites to address concerns stemming from a state opinion wh ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 19; EgyptAir flight carrying 66 crashes in Mediterranean

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 19, 2016 - 6:23 am
  • Smith: HB 580, AFSCME undermine fair contract negotiations

    Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed House Bill 580 on Monday, a bill that strips taxpayers of representation during the state’s negotiations with government-work ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:40 am
  • Hunt: Donald Trump, Paul Ryan as avatars of Newt Gingrich, Jack Kemp

    Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan will eventually patch together a rapprochement.It won’t be ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:00 am
  • Woodstock rapist who videotaped girl's gang rape resentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge resentenced a Woodstock sex offender to prison after he did not seek recommended treatment and failed to disclose a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Illinois comptroller visits Family Alliance in Huntley, talks state budget troubles

    HUNTLEY – Speaking to a group of Family Alliance program participants who were enjoying an afternoon snack, Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munge ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Crystal-Lake based School District 155 extends superintendent contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Johnnie Thomas will be the superintendent of Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 through school year 2019-20 after an ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Cary Village Board rejects Meyer Material's request for 3-year mining extension

    CARY – The Village Board rejected Meyer Material Co.’s request for a three-year extension on mining activities at its site near Route 31 after comment ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:11 am
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