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  • Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a tempora ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    LOS ANGELES – A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rar ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

    PHILADELPHIA – A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the do ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner budget plans leave questions

    CHICAGO – The Illinois governor candidates have been ridiculing each other's budget plans, with Republican Bruce Rauner accusing Gov. Pat Quinn of lea ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • More Illinois counties could join camera program

    CHICAGO – Half a dozen counties in a central Illinois judicial district could soon join a 2-year-old pilot program that allows cameras in select state ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    BOONE, N.C. – A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became inf ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • On the Record with ... Aimee Suyko

    While on a family vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Aimee Suyko felt a lump on one of her breasts. She had always had cysts that went away and didn ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • 'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

    LOS ANGELES – Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the w ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Police: 1 man charged in Chicago train robbery

    CHICAGO – Police say a 20-year-old man has been charged with boarding a Chicago Transit Authority train, pulling out a gun and robbing passengers of w ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Marengo Park District looks for a new leader

    MARENGO – A park district trying to regain the public’s trust is now looking for a new leader to help move past the financial problems that have defin ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

    WASHINGTON – If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don’t give much thought to each year’s renewal. But make the same assumption in on ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Associate program’s potential benefits, value can rival or exceed that of a bachelor’s

    John Kemic of McHenry spends his days detailing cars at Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge, and his evenings working toward an associate degree.
    July 27, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Huntley tightens regulations on solicitors

    HUNTLEY – Solicitors wanting to sell services throughout Huntley neighborhoods will now have to undergo an in-depth background check and pay a new per ...
    July 27, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Some McHenry County governments feeling road salt pinch

    Highway and public works departments statewide are scrambling to secure supplies of road salt after learning that a number of them were dropped from I ...
    UPDATED: July 28, 2014 - 1:08 am
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