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  • McHenry County-area police plan extra enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

    Parties and gatherings are a big part of Super Bowl weekend and police departments across the county will be out patrolling in hopes of deterring drun ...
    NEW: Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Woodstock's Groundhog Days 2015 schedule

    Following is a complete round-up of activities planned as part of Groundhog Days in Woodstock. ...
    NEW: Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • McHenry County College to offer private investigator training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Private investigator training will be starting up next month.McHenry County College i ...
    NEW: Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Former GOP nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016

    WASHINGTON — After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White Hou ...
    NEW: Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Cellphone providers bringing 4G coverage to Chicago subways

    CHICAGO — Four major cellphone providers are contributing $32.5 million to bring 4G data coverage throughout the Chicago subway system by the end of t ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Battle with Islamic State kills senior Kurdish general in Iraq, 8 of his troops

    KIRKUK, Iraq — Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed nor ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Ex-rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Marion "Suge" Knight, the former rap music mogul with a long history of violent crimes, was arrested early Friday on suspicio ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • Wauconda woman dies after vehicle-pedestrian crash in Island Lake, police say

    ISLAND LAKE – A 58-year-old woman from Wauconda has died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night, according to an Island Lake Police Department ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Gas blast wrecks Mexico children's hospital, killing 3

    MEXICO CITY – Injured and bleeding, mothers grasping infants in their arms fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursd ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • 'Anonymized' credit card data not so anonymous, study shows

    WASHINGTON – Credit card data isn't quite as anonymous as promised, a new study says.Scientists show ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Attorney General nominee wins GOP endorsements

    WASHINGTON – Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch won two key Republican endorsements Thursday en route to likely confirmation as the first black wo ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine's military conceded Thursday that its forces had been overrun by Russian-backed separatist forces in another town in thei ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Gov. Rauner wants bureaucratic cuts in education, elsewhere

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to generate more money to spend on higher education, he told a crowd at the University of Illinois’ flags ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Some doctors won’t see patients with anti-vaccine views

    LOS ANGELES – With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
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