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  • McHenry police reports for Dec. 16, 2014

    • Michael W. Howe, 21, 2018 N. Oak Drive, McHenry, was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 23, on a failure-to-appear warrant out of McHenry County for possession ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Bullet found at Matthews Middle School in Island Lake triggers lockdown

    ISLAND LAKE – A lockdown lasted for more than two hours Tuesday at Matthews Middle School in Island Lake after a student found a bullet on the hallway ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • New and improved Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake to be completed this week (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Walking through the new automatic sliding doors into an entirely transformed Sage YMCA, Rene Glosny didn't need much convincing before ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • City workers, unions, retirees sue to stop Chicago pension overhaul

    CHICAGO — Current and retired city workers and their labor unions have filed a lawsuit arguing a new law overhauling Chicago's pension systems is unco ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Hines Supply Cabinetry Department - A Who’s Who of professionalism

    Hines Cabinetry Department is made up of professionals whose extensive backgrounds combine to give you the best products and service for your building ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • DeKalb County doctor suspended; drugs, files found in trash

    SANDWICH – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation suspended the license of a DeKalb County doctor Monday after he filled dum ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Fire causes an estimated $200,000 in damage to home in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A fire took place at a home on Oak Run Court in St. Charles early this morning.The Fox ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Siege at Pakistani school ends with 126 dead, mostly students

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing at least 126 peop ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • 'Deluded' Sydney cafe hostage-taker saw himself as a martyr

    SYDNEY — He wrote letters to grieving families of Australian troops killed in Afghanistan that likened them to "Hitler's soldiers." He was accused of ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Sydney cafe siege victims lauded for courage, kindness

    SYDNEY (AP) — The manager of a Sydney cafe where a 16-hour siege ended in a hail of bullets early Tuesday was lauded for sacrificing his life by grabb ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' run for president in 2016

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party's next campaign for the White House on Tuesday, all ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • 37-mile Jane Addams Tollway rebuild complete between Elgin, Rockford

    DOWNERS GROVE — The Illinois Tollway is putting the finishing touches on 37-mile rebuilding project between Rockford and Elgin.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Nearly 600 Oak Park Elementary School students out sick, officials say

    OAK PARK — Officials say nearly 600 students in a suburban Chicago elementary school district have missed school because of illness.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Rockford settles lawsuit for $1.1M in police shooting of unarmed black man

    ROCKFORD (AP) — The city of Rockford says it has reached a $1.1 million settlement with the estate of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot inside ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • Illinois fraud trial: Chicago couple's taxpayer fraud case in hands of federal jury

    SPRINGFIELD – A federal jury will begin deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a Chicago businessman and his wife, who are accused of using millions o ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
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