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  • Chimney fire in Cary results in no injuries

    CARY – A chimney fire was out by the time firefighters arrived at the Cary home, a fire official said.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Marengo crash sends driver to the hospital

    MARENGO –A woman was taken to the hospital after her car hit some trees Sunday evening, a fire official said.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Crunch time again for health insurance sign-ups

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Auburn redshirt freshman football player Jakell Mitchell shot, killed

    AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn Unive ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Jeb Bush keeps on mulling presidential run for 2016

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Jeb Bush's big donors and allies are tantalized by his promise to decide "in short order" whether to run for president.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • American illegally in North Korea says he's not detained

    PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Sunday presented to the media an American man who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • 2 Chicago south suburbs men get 95 years in Park Forest shooting death

    MARKHAM — Two men from the south suburbs of Chicago will each serve 95 years in prison for the 2010 shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Park Forest ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • McHenry County microbreweries giving spent grains to farmers

    At Scorched Earth Brewing in Algonquin, grain is warmed and broken up during the brewing process, and it is coarsely ground. This allows the brewers t ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Obama sent $1.1T spending bill

    WASHINGTON – Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama’s signature late Saturday night after a day of Senate intrigue ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Kane County morgue reopening delayed until January

    GENEVA – The Kane County Coroner’s Office will be outsourcing forensic operations to DuPage County a bit longer than hoped.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Woodstock Police's Thanksgiving enforcement nets 2 drunken driving arrests, 66 citations

    WOODSTOCK – A special enforcement during the Thanksgiving week netted Woodstock police two drunken driving arrests and more than 60 traffic violations ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 8:14 am
  • Cary District 26 considers financial analysis of Maplewood School sale, redevelopment

    CARY – District 26 potentially can see more than $378,000 a year in additional property taxes if it’s able to sell Maplewood School and a rental resid ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Carpentersville School District 300 gets $890K to expand preschool, kindergarten programs

    CARPENTERSVILLE – An $890,000 federal grant recently awarded to Carpentersville-based District 300 will help expand preschool and kindergarten program ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Huntley devotes phone tax revenue to downtown makeover

    HUNTLEY – Village officials recently redirected 5 percent of its phone tax to primarily cover the forthcoming debt that will refurbish downtown Huntle ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 10:53 pm
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