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  • Centegra lecture leads to heart surgery for Lake in the Hills mother

    When Beth-Sophia Thompson attended a conference about women’s health she didn’t know she was in the throes of a heart attack.
    May 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Lakewood keeps current rules for unimproved, vacant lots

    LAKEWOOD – The owners of 300 unimproved or vacant lots in Lakewood will have to keep mowing their properties in their entirety, the Lakewood Village B ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Algonquin pursuing water/sewer rate and fee study proposals

    ALGONQUIN – The village of Algonquin is accepting proposals from now until the end of the month from firms to conduct a comprehensive water and sewer ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Cary set to start $1.5 million road resurfacing program

    CARY – In the coming weeks, Cary is planning to start a roughly $1.5 million project to resurface dozens of roads in the village.
    May 16, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Class of 2015: For Woodstock North grads, 'Our destiny is in our hands'

    WOODSTOCK – The families of Woodstock North High School’s 223 graduates came from near and far to cheer on the Class of 2015. Some flew in from out of ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Class of 2015: Faith Lutheran grads reflect on memories made, lessons learned

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As friend Susannah Boyer approached Saturday morning, Anneliese Ayers stretched out her arms, smiled broadly and twirled, her red gradu ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Class of 2015: Jacobs High School marks graduation with exuberant attitude

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Bright-eyed and ready to embrace their futures, members of Harry D. Jacobs High School’s Class of 2015 officially left high school b ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Class of 2015: Dundee-Crown High School seniors graduate, principal departs after 9 years

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The significance of the day didn’t strike Aaron Caldwell until he was walking through a large arena in his vibrant blue robe, listen ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Class of 2015: McHenry County College grads look ahead to careers, universities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Abiding by the rules, Jasmine Brown didn’t curse or give any shout-outs during her speech to fellow McHenry County College graduates, b ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Detour: Work zones on Route 176 currently affecting traffic

    • ROUTE 176: Watch for more than one work zone as workers repave Route 176 between Routes 14 and 47.
    May 17, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • A look back 35 years after Mount St. Helens’ deadly eruption

    SEATTLE – Thirty-five years ago, Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington state erupted, killing 57 people, blasting more than 1,300 feet off the top ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Insurers pass tax along to the states

    There’s more than a touch of absurdity in the way an industry fee in President Barack Obama’s health care law is being passed along to state taxpayers ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death

    CAIRO – An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the country’s first freely elected leader, ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, to death over a m ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Suicide bomber explodes at Nigerian bus station, kills 8

    POTISKUM, Nigeria – A teenage suicide bomber blew herself up and killed seven other people Saturday outside a bustling bus station in the northeast Ni ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Ohio cases highlight challenges in domestic terror probes

    CINCINNATI – The father of one of the men described him as a stay-at-home "Mommy's boy," while the other young man's attorney said he was "a normal 23 ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:19 pm
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