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  • McHenry County growers say local pumpkin crop unaffected by summer rains

    Mike Von Bergen has spent more time than usual this fall brokering pumpkin sales with southern Illinois wholesalers who are preparing for a looming pu ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Divided House Republicans see savior in Paul Ryan

    WASHINGTON – Endlessly divided, House Republicans pleaded with Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday to rescue them from their damaging leadership vacuum. But the ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry District 156 school board, union reach tentative agreement on contract negotiations

    McHENRY – A tentative agreement over contract negotiations has been reached between the 150-member McHenry Community High School Educator's Associatio ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 3:08 am
  • Cindy Crawford's DeKalb roots featured in her autobiography, 'Becoming'

    Before Cindy Crawford graced runways and magazines such as Playboy and Cosmopolitan, she toiled under the hot summer sun in DeKalb County cornfields.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • High school football Week 7: McHenry County Sports' Friday Night Live

    High school football Week 7: McHenry County Sports' Friday Night Live ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona Univers ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 9; Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 6:05 am
  • Trade deal, Keystone open Clinton to flip-flop charges

    WASHINGTON – Martin O’Malley was blunt when he learned Hillary Rodham Clinton had announced her opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal. “Wow, that’s a ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Illinois Gov. Rauner ends quarter with $19M in campaign fund

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has more than $19 million in his campaign fund after the most recent fundraising quarter.SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Raun ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • House bill would cut prison time for some offenders

    WASHINGTON – In a rare move for the bitterly partisan House, Republicans and Democrats have come together to propose major legislation that would redu ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • After Obama apology, medical charity presses probe request

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A day after President Barack Obama apologized for a tragic U.S. airstrike that killed at least 22 people at a hospital run by Doc ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Israeli leader calls for calm amid spiraling attacks

    JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to calm Israelis Thursday as a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks spread deeper into Israel and ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Illinois approves 3,100 medical marijuana patients

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 100 more approval letters sent in September.SPRINGFIELD ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people during the h ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Volkswagen executive apologizes but says scandal not his fault

    WASHINGTON – Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:52 am
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