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  • McHenry County parents: Share your ideas about 'free-range' kids movement

    McHenry County parents: We’re planning a story for the weekend that looks into the “free-range” kids movement, which encourages childhood independence ...
    April 21, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Urban Land Institute presents findings Wednesday on Old Courthouse in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A panel of real estate experts with the Urban Land Institute will present their findings and recommendations on Woodstock’s Old Courthouse ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry-based Diaper Bank looking for warehouse, office space

    McHENRY – McHENRY – The Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois is looking for a new home, but finding a place is proving difficult for the nonprofit organiz ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • David McSweeney's bill to limit red light cameras' usage passes Illinois House

    A bill that would stop red light cameras in some communities was approved by the Illinois House on Wednesday.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Johnsburg woman flown to hospital after Route 47 crash near Hebron

    HEBRON – Route 47 south of Hebron reopened Tuesday morning after being closed because of a crash that left one driver in serious condition, officials ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • UNHCR: Weekend shipwreck of migrant boat in Mediterranean is deadliest ever

    CATANIA, Sicily — The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Eldorado man charged with killing pregnant Illinois woman

    HARRISBURG — Prosecutors in southern Illinois have charged an Eldorado man with murder in the death of his pregnant girlfriend.
    April 21, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Illinois House OKs bill that would change specialty license plates

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would change the way the state creates specialty license plates.
    April 21, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Paralegal Studies - A great salary for two years of study

    If you enjoy research and writing and have excellent organizational skills, paralegal studies might be the career you’re looking for.
    April 21, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 21; Jeb Bush prepares for presidential campaign experiment

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 21, 2015 - 6:48 am
  • Agency proposes lifting protections for most humpback whales

    HONOLULU – The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Talks begin on Capitol Hill budget measure

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers quarreled Monday over Medicare, taxes and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting as House and Senate ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Clinton defends family foundation from charges of favoritism

    KEENE, N.H. – Hillary Rodham Clinton dismissed swirling questions about her family foundation Monday as little more than political attacks from Republ ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Low-level Chicago drug offenders to get treatment, not jail

    CHICAGO – Cook County will no longer prosecute most misdemeanor marijuana possession cases and will steer many nonviolent felony drug cases in and aro ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

    CATANIA, Sicily – Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people are feared to h ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:20 pm
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