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  • McHenry County Bar Association marks centennial with celebration Friday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A celebration of the McHenry County Bar Association, which has been around for 100 years, is taking place Friday.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • PHOTOS: McHenry high schools close as teachers strike for better contract

    McHenry High School West faculty protests outside of the school along West Crystal Lake Road on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 in McHenry. School was closed a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Fox Lake police officer shot with his own gun, signs of struggle at scene, investigators say

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was shot twice with his own gun, Lake County investigators said Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • ConAgra cuts 1,500 jobs; moving HQ from Omaha to Chicago

    OMAHA, Neb. – ConAgra will cut about 1,500 jobs, or approximately 30 percent of its global, office-based workforce, and move its headquarters to Chica ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 8:40 am
  • Video: McHenry District 156 teachers strike over contract dispute

    In this short video from Thursday morning, McHenry School District 156 teachers begin their strike o ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Woodstock apartment fire displaces resident, causes $20,000 in damage

    WOODSTOCK – One person was displaced after a bathroom exhaust fan caught fire in a Woodstock apartment late Wednesday night, a fire official said.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 1; Europe, US split over talks to end Syrian war

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 6:05 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District to offer more Sip and Paint programs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A slew of painting parties are lined up for this fall.The Crystal Lake Park District ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • McHenry County legislators coming to McHenry for Clean Energy Forum

    McHENRY – Several state legislators will attend a Clean Energy Forum on Thursday in McHenry.State Re ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Investigation: Secret Service tried to discredit U.S. lawmaker

    WASHINGTON – Scores of U.S. Secret Service employees improperly accessed the decade-old, unsuccessful job application of a congressman who was investi ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Police: Officer killed in mall shooting; suspect charged

    FOREST ACRES, S.C. – Police Officer Gregory Alia had welcomed a baby son into the world just months before a man with a stolen gun killed the policema ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • South Dakota high school principal shot, wounded; students safe

    HARRISBURG, S.D. – A shooting at a South Dakota high school that left the principal with a minor injury may have turned out far worse if not for staff ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Illinois home day care workers seek repayment of union dues

    ST. LOUIS – Home day care workers in Illinois are seeking a refund of millions of dollars in past payments in a federal lawsuit recently filed in the ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Oklahoma sheriff indicted, plans to resign

    TULSA, Okla. – An Oklahoma sheriff quickly decided to resign Wednesday after being indicted by a grand jury that investigated his office following the ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

    McALESTER, Okla. – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin postponed at the last minute Wednesday the execution of an inmate who claims he's innocent, after prison ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
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