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  • Woodstock business owners concerned about $78M Route 47 construction proposal

    WOODSTOCK – The multimillion-dollar Route 47 widening project that could take two years to complete drew a crowd at the Woodstock City Council meeting ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Drew Peterson transferred out of Illinois prison system

    MENARD – Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in the disappearance of his fourt ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation’s dea ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Graffiti found at 4 popular monuments in Washington, D.C.

    WASHINGTON – The National Park Service said graffiti has been found at four memorials in Washington.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Federal appeals court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Official: Reforms didn't cut sentence of suspect in California police killing

    LOS ANGELES – A gang member suspected of shooting two California police officers, killing one of them, was released from prison last year on probation ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Trump pick as security adviser is nod toward pragmatism

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s choice of an outspoken but nonpolitical Army general as national security adviser is a nod to pragmatism, but Lt ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Millions of immigrants targeted for possible deportation under Trump's new rules

    WASHINGTON – Millions of people living in the U.S. illegally could be targeted for deportation – including people simply arrested for traffic violatio ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Austria approves U.S. extradition for Ukrainian oligarch

    VIENNA – An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes t ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Lincoln museum to showcase Cubs-Cardinals rivalry

    SPRINGFIELD – The historic and longtime rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals will be the subject of an exhibit at Springfield’ ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Riverfront views and four boat docks: 16 photos of a $880,000 Algonquin home for sale

    Check out the riverfront views along the Fox River in this $880,000 Algonquin home for sale ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • National Margarita Day: 6 local places to get the tequila drink in McHenry County

    Wednesday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day. Here are the six best local places to celebrate, based on reader votes in our Best of the Fox competitio ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:22 pm
  • Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) – Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the regi ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this past week indicted these people on these charges:• Jaso ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Weigh in on Fox River Corridor Plan in Lake and McHenry counties at Cary open house

    CARY – The McHenry County Planning and Development Department is hosting a public open house so residents can give their input on the Fox River Corrid ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:49 pm
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