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  • Pat Quinn touts job news ahead of Illinois governor election

    CHAMPAIGN – Announcements that hundreds of jobs will be coming to Illinois at a new fertilizer plant and for online retailer Amazon highlighted the st ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County trunk or treats offer more than candy in Halloween tradition

    A trick-or-treat trend growing in popularity is making sure children get more than a sugar high during Halloween festivities.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Belvidere man gets 4 years for armed robbery attempt near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – Before being sentenced to four years behind bars, a Belvidere man apologized to the judge for his role in a 2013 armed robbery attempt nea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Top U.N. Ebola official: New cases poorly tracked in West Africa

    KAMPALA, Uganda — Authorities are having trouble figuring out how many more people are getting Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone and where the hot spo ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • 1 injured in four-vehicle Crystal Lake crash on Route 14

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One person suffered injuries that were not serious after a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 14 and Crystal Lake Avenue ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Union County woman accused of killing boyfriend's son in Ware goes to trial

    WARE — A trial has begun for a Union County woman accused of killing her boyfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three years ago.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • University of Illinois arena basketball court damaged by storm water

    CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois says it is evaluating the condition of the basketball court inside the State Farm Center after several inches o ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff police reports for Oct. 28, 2014

    • Deangelo R. Hill, 28, Elgin, was charged Tuesday, Oct. 7, with retail theft.• Nabor San Juan, 33, ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Carpentersville School District 300 projects $4.8 million more in property taxes

    CARPENTERSVILLE – As District 300 taxpayers continue to see their property values decline, the Carpentersville-based school district is projecting $4. ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Cary police reports for Oct. 28, 2014

    • A 13-year-old Cary boy was charged Monday, Sept. 29, with possession of drug paraphernalia.• Chris ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Senior living development proposed in Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE – A senior housing development is in the works for Spring Grove, village officials said.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County trick-or-treat times for Halloween 2014

    Trick-or-treat times have been set for Halloween, Oct. 31, throughout McHenry County: Algonquin – 3 ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • $1.4B Cronus Chemicals fertilizer plant coming to eastern Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — A chemical company plans to build a $1.4 billion fertilizer plant in eastern Illinois, state economic officials confirmed Tuesday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooter remembered with victims in Washington

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling s ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Mercy Health System merging with Rockford Health System, plans to keep McHenry County facilities

    HARVARD – Mercy Health System, which operates a 65-bed hospital in Harvard and health care facilities in Woodstock, plans to merge with Rockford Healt ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:12 am
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