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  • Elgin man arrested in Cary battery where man put hand over woman's mouth, said 'go to sleep'

    CARY – An Elgin man has been arrested after allegations that he entered a woman’s Cary business, put his hand over her mouth and told her to “go to sl ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • 7 Algonquin businesses fined for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Seven Algonquin businesses were fined for selling alcohol to minors, Algonquin Police Chief John Bucci said.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Simple search by McHenry County Board chairman staff finds $130,000 in unclaimed funds

    WOODSTOCK – A hunch on the part of two staff members hired by new McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks turned out to be worth more than $130,000.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Harvard Area Community Health Center unveils dental clinic

    HARVARD – Children in low-income families and adults with certain health conditions now have greater access to dental care in McHenry County.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • California mayor 'deeply disturbed' over incident between cop and teen

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Anaheim officials pressed for calm Thursday after a night of raucous protests that followed an incident in which an off-duty policem ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Indiana store sells winning $435 million Powerball ticket

    INDIANAPOLIS – The sole winning ticket for an estimated $435.3 million Powerball jackpot – the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history – was sold ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resistance

    ATLANTA – Out of power and looking for a way forward, Democrats are hoping to harness the energy of an opposition movement that has flourished since P ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Authorities cleared a protest camp Thursday where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

    MEXICO CITY – Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the U.S. won’t e ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Illinois union OKs strike over Rauner contract dispute

    SPRINGFIELD – Tens of thousands of state government workers have sanctioned a strike against Gov. Bruce Rauner and his contract terms, union officials ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Midsize companies trade hometowns for major cities, global markets

    PEORIA – Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year’s State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the c ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • State police, FBI digging at Joliet home in connection with 1990 sheriff's deputy disappearance

    JOLIET – Illinois State Police, state crime scene investigators and the FBI spent Thursday digging at a Joliet home in connection with the 1990 disapp ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Former House speaker John Boehner predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    WASHINGTON – Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 1:03 pm
  • Claims for U.S. jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy

    WASHINGTON – More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job market.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:14 am
  • End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

    WASHINGTON – Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying th ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:28 am
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