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  • MCC sets up free tax help clinics in Crystal Lake, Harvard, Woodstock

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is setting up free tax assistance clinics in Crystal Lake, Harvard and Woodstock.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District youth leagues to open early registration

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Early registration for Crystal Lake Park District affiliated youth sports leagues will open next month.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • MCCD programs in Crystal Lake to explore frontier life in winter

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Stories and crafts will give both adults and kids an idea of what it took to survive winters on the frontier.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Indonesia: AirAsia plane climbed too fast, then disappeared from radar

    JAKARTA, Indonesia — An AirAsia plane that crashed last month with 162 people on board was climbing at an abnormally high rate, then plunged and sudde ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • 5 Chechens arrested in France, including 1 with explosives

    PARIS — Five ethnic Chechens from Russia have been arrested in southern France, including one with a cache of explosives, a local mayor said Tuesday a ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Islamic State group threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless $200M received

    CAIRO — The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the ransom T ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Q&A: A look at Japan and 2 hostages being held by Islamic State group

    TOKYO — Two Japanese men have been threatened with death by the Islamic State group if their government doesn't pay a huge ransom. A look at hostages ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Alabama man cited in Georgia for eating cheeseburger while driving

    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Illinois veteran, student among 2015 State of the Union guests

    CHICAGO — An Air Force veteran and a community college student will be among guests from Illinois attending President Barack Obama's State of the Unio ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Bond in question for Ingleside teacher accused of sexually assaulting students

    WAUKEGAN — Lake County prosecutors say they want former Gavin Elementary District 37 teacher accused of sexually assaulting two students held without ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Study finds no easy way to Illinois debt reduction

    CHICAGO — The University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs says there is no easy to repair Illinois' chronic annual deficit.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • 8 charged in West Englewood dog-fighting ring on Chicago's South Side

    CHICAGO — Eight people are facing criminal charges after police say they discovered a dog-fighting ring on the South Side of Chicago.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Two killed, including store employee, in attempted robbery in Joliet

    JOLIET – Two men are dead after an attempted robbery Monday afternoon at a convenience store in Joliet.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • MCCD offers hikes, crafts programs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Some animals eat their own poop, and kids can learn why at one of the upcoming programs planned by the McHenry County Conservation Dist ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • Snow expected Tuesday and Wednesday in McHenry County

    While temperatures remain at a bearable level after a mild weekend, McHenry County residents could see some light snow Tuesday, going into Wednesday m ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 7:14 am
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