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  • Villa Park man guilty of murder, arson in Lombard fire that killed ex-girlfriend

    WHEATON — A 26-year-old Villa Park man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for setting a fire that killed his former girlfriend.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Joliet friends, customers remember store clerk killed in armed robbery attempt

    JOLIET – The death of Mohammad Eid shocked and saddened dozens of his friends, neighbors and customers of the Gardner Food Mart in Joliet, where he wo ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Jan. 21; Four charged in connection with Paris attacks

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 7:27 am
  • Registration open for snowbird softball tournament in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A limited amount of team spots are available for an upcoming softball tournament. The ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Daddy-daughter, mother-son dances planned in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Boys and girls can join mom or dad for an evening of dinner, dancing, games and dressing up like their favorite princess or superhero w ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • BP penalty trial dredges up gloomy images of 2010 Gulf spill

    NEW ORLEANS – Images of oil-coated birds and testimony about "widespread sociocultural harm" opened the third phase of a trial to establish penalties ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Clarification

    In a story on page A8 of Friday’s edition, a typographical error inadvertently changed the meaning of a sentence. The sentence should have stated: “(B ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Homeowners near proposed Lakewood sports complex raise objections

    LAKEWOOD – Traffic and light pollution were among the concerns raised about a proposed sports complex at Route 47 and Pleasant Valley Road.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Cary Village Board adopts comprehensive plan

    CARY – The village now has a document that is meant to guide Cary's decision-making for the next 20 years.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • State of the Union 2015: Obama pushes to tax wealthy, help middle class

    WASHINGTON – Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda ste ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • McHenry County's reps react to 2015 State of the Union address

    A collection of responses to President Obama's State of the Union Address: "Unfortunately, the speec ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • 4 men face charges in France supermarket, Charlie Hebdo terror attacks

    PARIS – French anti-terror prosecutors sought Tuesday to charge four men in connection with the attacks in Paris that left 20 people dead, which would ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Obamacare website quietly sharing consumers' personal data

    WASHINGTON – The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 6:56 pm
  • Japan weighs ransom in Islamic State threat to kill hostages

    CAIRO – The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages within 72 hours, demanding a $200 million ransom in a video posted online Tue ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 6:51 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Jan. 20, 2015

    • Christine M. Schnell, 36, 940 Briden Drive, Uni 7, Marengo, was charged Friday, Nov. 21, with possession of marijuana.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:37 pm
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