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  • 'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King, lead in the Drifters, dead at age 76

    NEW YORK — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and a solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues cl ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 1; Baltimore prosecutor weighs evidence in Freddie Gray case

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 1, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Round Lake man hurt in McHenry rollover crash

    McHENRY – A Round Lake man was taken to an area hospital Friday morning after a rollover crash in a McHenry business parking lot, officials said.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Controlled training burns scheduled for McHenry area

    McHENRY – The McHenry Township Fire Protection District will be burning vacant houses this month as part of live fire training, according to a news re ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • NIU symposium discusses how, why of April 9 tornado, preparing for next one

    DeKALB – If the April 9 tornado happened about 15 miles southeast, it could have been disastrous for DeKalb and Northern Illinois University.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • McHenry County Health Department to offer free prostate screenings in May

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Department of Health will offer free prostate cancer screenings in May for men aged 50 and older.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Heroin awareness event in Crystal Lake includes naloxone training for overdoses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Training on how to use naloxone in the event of a heroin overdose will be part of an upcoming awareness event.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Obama chooses Chicago to host his presidential library

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has chosen his hometown of Chicago to host his future presidential library, two individuals with knowledge of the ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Moments of joy in Nepal as 2 are rescued 5 days after quake

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – The 15-year-old boy had been buried alive under the rubble of this quake-stricken capital for five days, listening to bulldozers cl ...
    April 30, 2015 - 8:11 pm
  • Rauner administration to restore $26 million in grant cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office said Thursday that an unexpected windfall of revenue from income tax receipts will allow the state to restore ...
    April 30, 2015 - 8:11 pm
  • Where is Aaron Schock? Lawsuit lawyer says he doesn't know

    CHICAGO – Where is Aaron Schock? An attorney for a campaign donor suing the former Illinois congressman told a federal judge he has been unable to loc ...
    April 30, 2015 - 8:11 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District to vote on resolution opposing consolidation bill

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Conservation District doesn't want a proposed consolidation bill to apply to it – or at least its Board of Trustees is ...
    April 30, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooting: Scott Peters found guilty of attempted murder

    WOODSTOCK – Scott Peters sat motionless looking forward as a judge read his verdict in front of a packed courtroom.
    April 30, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Illinois education leaders recognize Marengo School District 154 superintendent

    MARENGO – Statewide education officials recognized a Marengo superintendent for exemplary leadership in public education.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry County sheriff's statement on Holiday Hills shooting conviction

    McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim's statement on the Holiday Hills shooting after Scott Peters' conviction:
    April 30, 2015 - 4:27 pm
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