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  • After Oregon standoff, some say: Right fight; wrong tactics

    LAS VEGAS – Right fight; wrong strategy.That’s what many ranchers and sympathizers opposing federal ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • House sends NKorea sanctions bill to president for signature

    WASHINGTON – Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nucl ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre

    CHICAGO – Written by hand, the autopsies on the seven bullet-riddled bodies vividly describe why the Valentine's Day massacre of 1929 is still conside ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • ‘Finally’: Francis meets Russian Orthodox leader

    HAVANA – With a hug and an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever meeting between a pontiff and the ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

    WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year’s hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your ta ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Ill. to close youth correctional facility

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration announced Friday it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, news that delighted a civi ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln award winners

    SPRINGFIELD – A former U.S. transportation secretary, the founder of a breast cancer charity and an NPR host are recipients of this year’s Order of Li ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Drew Lewis, Reagan transport secretary during strike, dies

    PHILADELPHIA – Drew Lewis, a businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic control ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • 2 charged with drug-induced homicide after Crystal Lake men OD on heroin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two men face drug-induced homicide charges after police said two Crystal Lake men died from unrelated heroin overdoses less than three ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • 4 GOP candidates vie to succeed Illinois Rep. Mike Tryon in 66th House DIstrict

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four local Republican elected officials are running for the 66th Illinois House District to succeed retiring Rep. Mike Tryon.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Huntley police charge Lake in the Hills, Algonquin teens with arson

    HUNTLEY – Two teens have been charged with starting a fire that burned down a vacant residential structure in Huntley, police said.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Pioneer Center faces possible shutdown; loss of services expected in coming weeks

    McHENRY – If the Pioneer Center for Human Services doesn't raise $400,000 immediately, the agency might have to close its doors in the next few weeks.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Huntley bans trucks from driving through downtown

    HUNTLEY — The Village Board banned trucks from driving through downtown Huntley in a 4-3 vote Thursday night.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Puppy Love: One family's story of obtaining a new pet in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The Morrisons are no strangers to golden retrievers, having had five of them over the years. They had talked about getting another dog ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • 21-year-old who was pinned between trucks in Crystal Lake hospitalized

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A 21-year-old man was taken to a hospital after police said he was pinned between two delivery trucks in the parking lot of an auto bod ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
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