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  • GOP Illinois congressman creates online health care forum

    CARBONDALE – A Republican southern Illinois congressman who has criticized recent raucous town hall meetings around the country has created an online ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Plane from Chicago that landed at NYC airport gets stuck in snowdrift

    NEW YORK – A plane from Chicago that landed at LaGuardia Airport on Saturday got stuck in a snowdrift while turning off the runway and had to be pulle ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider to serve on Holocaust Museum board

    WASHINGTON – Illinois U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider will serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • New Illinois ID cards aim to help drivers with disabilities

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – New identification cards in Illinois aim to ease interactions between police and people with disabilities.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Charges filed against parents of wounded toddler

    CHICAGO – The parents of a Chicago toddler who accidently was shot in the head have been charged with crimes related to the shooting and the care of t ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Cubs World Series championship cost Chicago $18.8M in overtime, records show

    CHICAGO – Records show Chicago spent $18.8 million in worker overtime during the Cubs' World Series title run.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Paris Orly Airport attacker wanted to kill, die for Allah, prosecutor says

    ORLY, France – Yelling that he wanted to kill and die for Allah, a suspected Islamic extremist attacked a French soldier Saturday morning at Paris' Or ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • McHenry County College offering home buying, selling courses this fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is hosting classes on home buying, selling, estate planning and health care in retirement to help people make in ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155 Education Association hosting 'Meet the Candidates Night'

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The District 155 Education Association, an employee union, is inviting the public to attend a “Meet the Candidates Night” on Monday whe ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren accepting internship applications

    MCHENRY – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, announced he is accepting applications for summer 2017 internships in his Washington, D.C., Campton Hills ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this past week indicted these people on these charges:• Mich ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Metra to begin second round of railcar rehabilitation

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Metra has begun its next round of railcar rehab after completing rehabilitation on its first 176.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • McHenry County families gather for fort-building contest in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – It started with a rhyme and snowballed from there.Crystal Lake Park District hosted its ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • McHenry County schools respond to lead water testing mandate

    WOODSTOCK – WoodstockSchool District 200 tested its water sources in the fall to make sure there was no lead contamination.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Jack Franks wants McHenry County to reduce property tax levy by 10 percent

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks wants a committee to work with county officials to trim at least $7.93 million from the 2018 pro ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:12 pm
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