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  • 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
  • Woodstock mother dies after McHenry motorcycle crash

    WOODSTOCK – Before the McHenry crash that ultimately claimed her life, Amy Thornton had been on an excursion with her husband of nearly 19 years discu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Algonquin-based District 300 considering new approach to late start/early release

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 is considering a move to a new late-start/early-release model next year after surveying ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Wauconda garage fire causes about $35,000 in damage

    WAUCONDA – A garage fire that originated in a plastic trash container caused about $35,000 in damage, according to the Wauconda Fire District.
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Senior Services to host senior scam event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Senior Services Associates Inc. for an event to inform the community about curre ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • EgyptAir says plane carrying 66 has disappeared from radar

    CAIRO – An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people disappeared from radar early Thursday morning, the airline said.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
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