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  • VIDEO: Crystal Lake South football players read to elementary school students for homecoming

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Crystal Lake South High School football players, cheerleaders and poms read to Indian Prairie Elementary school students during homecom ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Illinois treasurer warns of effects of state budget impasse

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs has warned the state's top leaders that the budget impasse could affect "critically important" ser ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • U.S. regulator missed its best chance to catch Volkswagen cheating

    CHICAGO — More than a decade ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency helped develop a technology that ultimately was used by an independent labo ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 2; Oregon gunman asked about religion, witness says

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Cary parents mourn teen killed returning to PADS shelter in Woodstock

    CARY – Curt and Judy Michols always thought their son Chris would come home.He’d matured in the five ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Afghan troops push into city of Kunduz, Taliban in retreat

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Government troops seized control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on Thursday, the Afghan president announced, following ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Russia confounds U.S. with Syria military moves

    NEW YORK – Now, 1,506 days since the Obama administration first declared that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s “days are numbered,” he’s still there, a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Deere has tentative labor agreement with UAW workers

    MOLINE – Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. said Thursday it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, averting a pos ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana applicants trending female, older

    CHICAGO – The patient most commonly seeking a doctor’s blessing to use medical marijuana in Illinois is an older woman in Cook County with either seve ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon college; at least 9 killed

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A gunman opened fire inside a classroom at a rural Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least nine people before dying in a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • McHenry High School District 156 teachers strike: Union, board to meet Friday afternoon

    McHENRY – The McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers union and school board will meet Friday afternoon as the second day of a strike wear ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Man busted after signing up for Binny's card while buying $3,600 in alcohol on stolen credit card, police say

    ST. CHARLES – A man who bought more than $3,600 in alcohol from a St. Charles shop faces felony charges on accusations he did so with a stolen credit ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • McHenry County fields complaints over Plum Tree National Country Club

    HARVARD – A concert Saturday, and future planned events, have some residents in the neighborhoods around Plum Tree National Country Club concerned.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college, killing 7

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least seven people and wounding 20, authorities said.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Unincorporated residents concerned about Lakemoor annexation plans

    LAKEMOOR – A number of residents affected by the village's proposed annexation of around 70 homes in an unincorporated area of McHenry County are unha ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:52 am
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