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  • First Illinois marijuana dispensary registered

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois regulators have announced the registration of the state's first medical marijuana dispensary.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • BP restarts part of Indiana oil refinery after repairs

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A large Indiana oil refinery whose unplanned shutdown for repairs earlier this month caused gasoline prices in the Great Lakes regi ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget mess

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner bickered over potholes, airplanes and other smaller-ticket items Tuesday as officials prepare ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Correction

    The boys soccer roundup on page C2 of Tuesday’s edition misspelled the first name of Crystal Lake Central’s Cade Klusendorf.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • U.S. stocks extend losses as early rally fades

    Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. A rally in U.S. stocks evap ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Crystal Lake police crack down on drunken drivers ahead of Labor Day

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police will crack down on drunken driving by increasing patrols and enforcement through Labor Day.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District OKs watershed study for Sterne's Woods

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The changing watershed of Sterne’s Woods and Fens has made some places wetter than they historically would be while drying out other pl ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Cary School District 26 looking at lease with Montessori for Oak Knoll property

    CARY – Cary School District 26 is looking to fill the vacant Oak Knoll school with a lease agreement for a Montessori, formerly located in Algonquin.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Woodstock to consider cheaper option for Sheriff's House window work

    WOODSTOCK – Despite windows on Woodstock’s Sheriff’s House being in “immediate need of repair, restoration and in some instances replacement,” bids fo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Woodstock teen found drunk with loaded handgun, police say

    WOODSTOCK –A Woodstock teen was charged after being found with a handgun during a police response Sunday, Woodstock police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Fatality in Mount Prospect temporarily delays Metra trains

    A fatal pedestrian incident in Mount Prospect halted Union Pacific Northwest Metra movement for about two hours Tuesday, a Metra spokeswoman said.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • Woodstock man allegedly strangled teen he accused of stealing medication, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old Woodstock man faces battery charges after allegedly choking someone he accused of stealing medication.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Woodstock police: Wisconsin registered child sex offender preyed on girl

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, man with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a girl younger than 17 ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Eighteen apply for second open McHenry County judgeship

    WOODSTOCK – Eighteen attorneys have filed petitions for the second vacancy on the local bench as interviewing for both open spots will begin this week ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • McHenry County township consolidation: Lots of talk, little consensus on task force

    WOODSTOCK – A task force convened to examine halving the number of McHenry County townships through consolidation could agree only on merging a few of ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
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