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  • Disturbance breaks out at Navy Pier

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say officers have responded to a disturbance at Navy Pier, one of the city's top tourist attractions.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Catalytic converter thefts reported in Kankakee

    KANKAKEE (AP) — Police in Kankakee County are investigating after as many as 30 catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles in the last two weeks.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 8:59 am
  • Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Syria 'ready to participate' in Moscow peace talks

    DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian state-run TV said Saturday that the government is prepared to take part in peace talks hosted by Russia next month, but the unn ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Officers, family arrive for NY policeman's funeral

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of officers from across the country filled the streets Saturday outside the church where a funeral will be held for a police ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • McHenry County Gardenfest to feature Millennium Park’s Lurie Garden’s plantsman

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The best-known plantsman behind Lurie Garden at Millennium Park in Chicago will be the keynote speaker at this year’s McHenry County Ga ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • MCC offers accelerated degrees, certificates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Training for in-demand careers has been fast-tracked at McHenry County College.Studen ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Family exploration program to learn about animal tracks in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Animal tracks will be the focus on January's Lost Valley Ventures.The program, which is d ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Scott Walker, Rick Snyder among governors building credentials for 2016

    MADISON, Wis. – One group of potential candidates for president probably won't be shuffling off to Iowa, New Hampshire or other early campaign spots i ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • In 2014, U.S. economy began shaky, finished strong

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy flexed its old muscles in 2014.More than five years removed from the G ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Fortunes change for homeless Little League champ

    DOLTON – The last few months have brought a dramatic change in fortunes for one player on Chicago's national champion Little League team.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • McHenry County College offers pharmacy technician training

    McHENRY – To address a recent shortage of pharmacy technicians, McHenry County College is offering a twice-a-week training course.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • MCC offers training course on home inspections

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A 60-hour course being offered by McHenry County College will get potential home inspectors ready for the state licensing exam.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • MCC to offer 3 introductory welding boot camps

    WOODSTOCK – Three introductory welding boot camps will be offered starting in January.Welding is an ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Recycling drop-off points for Christmas trees set up in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – When the halls get undecked this year, the retired Christmas tree can be recycled at three drop-off locations set up by the McHenry County ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:57 pm
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