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  • Woman in Johnsburg crash airlifted to Condell hospital

    JOHNSBURG – A 32-year-old woman was airlifted to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville Thursday after suffering injuries that were not consi ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Aurora man accused of trying to join terrorists in Syria to remain in jail, judge says

    CHICAGO — A federal judge says a 20-year-old American accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria will remain jailed pending trial ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner calls on Pat Quinn to freeze hiring

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner called on Gov. Pat Quinn to freeze hiring in the final weeks of his term, saying Thursday he wants to prevent a ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Pennsylvania grandma who says she sold marijuana to raise grandchildren gets prison

    BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman who said she sold marijuana to help raise several grandchildren after her daughter died has been s ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Roofs collapse as Buffalo clobbered by more snow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roofs began to creak and collapse and homeowners struggled to clear waist-high drifts atop their houses Thursday as another storm ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Israel to demolish homes of Palestinian synagogue attackers

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday handed home demolition notices to families of four Palestinian attackers from east Jerusalem, including tw ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • 5 things to watch for in Obama's immigration speech

    WASHINGTON — After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country's immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Florida State shooter was well-liked but troubled

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the governme ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Beardstown man charged with murder in 8-month-old baby's death

    BEARDSTOWN — Cass County authorities have charged a Beardstown man with murder in the death of his girlfriend's 8-month-old son.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Geneva murder trial pushed to February

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man charged with his wife's murder must now wait until after the new year for a trial.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Carpentersville residence uninhabitable after fire

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A Carpentersville residence was left uninhabitable with smoke damage on three floors after a fire Wednesday night, officials said.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Centegra Health System's Huntley hospital on track for 2016 completion

    HUNTLEY – Weather permitting, construction crews should complete the roof to Centegra Health System’s new Huntley hospital by the end of December, inc ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Jeb Bush faces backlash over education record

    MIAMI – Jeb Bush made his mark as Florida's governor by overhauling the state's schools. As he ponders a potential run for president, his education po ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Corrections

    A story in Tuesday’s newspaper about the finding of old McHenry County road documents incorrectly stated the total number of boxes of documents at the ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

    WASHINGTON – In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal ac ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:01 pm
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