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  • AbbVie sours on $55B Shire deal after tax changes

    AbbVie's board is telling shareholders to vote against its own $55 billion takeover bid for the Irish drugmaker Shire after the U.S. made reincorporat ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois Elections: Campaign reports give snapshot of 2014 spending

    SPRINGFIELD – It’s not just those running for Illinois governor who are spending furiously with Election Day looming. Candidates for Illinois’ four ot ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois public school demographics changing

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education released statistics showing that more than half of public school students in the state are conside ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Anti-crime group targets 'sweepstakes' machines

    CHICAGO – An anti-crime group in Illinois launched a campaign Thursday to eradicate unregulated casino-like kiosks in bars and other venues that mimic ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner differ on education fund data

    SPRINGFIELD – Whether education funding in Illinois rose or fell under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn depends on whose money you’re talking about, and duri ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Cary District 26 to honor teacher with writing day

    CARY – Pat Sylvester always encouraged Cary District 26 students to write, and when the National Council of Teachers of English established a National ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • White House rejects calls for Ebola travel ban

    WASHINGTON – Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government’s ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban o ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • U.S. House race for Illinois 6th District: Peter Roskam going for 5th term against Michael Mason

    Republican Peter Roskam said he wants another term in the U.S. House to continue the work he’s started to get the economy back on track. Democratic op ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Wonder Lake to flush fire hydrants

    WONDER LAKE – The fire hydrants in Wonder Lake will be flushed the week of Oct. 20, according to a news release.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Algonquin receives city management recognition

    ALGONQUIN – The village has been recognized for its performance management efforts with a Certificate of Achievement from the International City/Count ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Prairie Grove District 46 to look at air conditioning at elementary school

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Heat and humidity in the classrooms in the elementary wing of the Prairie Grove school building have led to medical issues for some st ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Algonquin police hoping to ID origin of antique gun found on Fox River banks

    ALGONQUIN – Police have asked the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms to help figure out the origin an antique revolver found on the banks of the F ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • PHOTOS: Holiday Hills suspect captured after 2 McHenry County Sheriff's deputies shot

    Police search for a Holiday Hills man accused of shooting two McHenry County Sheriff's deputies early Thursday morning.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 7:50 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Oct. 16, 2014

    • Enrique M. Perez, 30, 122 E. Railroad St., Marengo, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 2, with battery.• S ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:32 pm
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