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  • Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth

    WASHINGTON – Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth.At first glance, Friday’s government r ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • 180-year-old piano likely heard by Lincoln to play again

    SPRINGFIELD – The music score, displayed on an incongruous iPad, sits above the ivory keyboard of a piano that Abraham Lincoln likely heard.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

    CHICAGO – Chicago police said late Friday they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident, ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in Kincaid

    KINCAID – Residents of a central Illinois community still are assessing damage inflicted by floodwaters from Sangamon River.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Loaded 9mm handgun found in Woodstock post office

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police responded Friday to the U.S. Post Office to investigate a loaded handgun that was found in the lobby, Woodstock Police Ch ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers art classes for kids, teenagers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sewing, drawing and crocheting will be covered at various upcoming art classes offered by the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • 1 injured in crash at Randall and Algonquin roads

    ALGONQUIN – One person was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin with injuries that were not life-threatening after a two-vehicle crash Friday i ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Woodstock crash sends man to hospital, takes down stop light

    WOODSTOCK – One man was taken to the hospital Friday after a crash that damaged a guardrail and took down a stoplight at the intersection of Route 14 ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Incumbent, challenger face off in first McHenry County Board chairman race

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County voters for the first time will directly elect the chairman of the County Board.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • One transported, two treated at scene of Route 14 crash in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — One person was transported to the hospital and two more were treated at the scene after a minor crash on Route 14 during Friday afterno ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Lake in the Hills plans extra enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

    LAKE IN THE HILLS — The Lake in the Hills Police Department will have an increased enforcement campaign to patrol drunk drivers this Super Bowl weeken ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake joins drunken driving crackdown over Super Bowl weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Special patrols will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Super Bowl weekend, the Crystal Lake Police Department said in a news ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Speeches that earned Hillary Clinton millions remain a mystery

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me."
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • Ted Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Republicans circle Marco Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshire

    LONDONBERRY, N.H. – On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from a herd of moderate-leaning Republicans w ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:26 pm
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