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  • Audit reveals lax bookkeeping, oversight of senior grant funds

    An audit of how the Nunda Township Road District spent grant money for its senior bus program revealed sloppy bookkeeping and lax oversight but no out ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Winning ticket in Depot Days raffle tops $100,000 for Huntley man

    AMBOY – Alberto Flores made the 90-minute trip from Huntley to Amboy on Sunday. And on the drive back, he was $107,575 richer.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Algonquin man arrested on heroin-related charges

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin man was recently arrested after two grams of heroin were recovered from the vehicle he was driving, McHenry County sheriff's ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Severe thunderstorm warning expires for McHenry County

    The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a severe thunderstorm warning in McHenry County until 10:45 a.m. It was allowed to expire.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Palestinian officials: Cease-fire made with Israel

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Officials from Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the main groups fighting in Gaza, said Tuesday they have reached a deal with Israel to ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Maplewood Lane open in Crystal Lake after tree removal

    CRYSTAL LAKE –  Maplewood Lane between Oak Street and Lincoln Parkway in Crystal Lake has re-opened after a tree was removed from the roadway.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Chicago police issue alert for kidnapping suspect

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department has issued a community alert after an 11-year-old girl who escaped a kidnapping attempt reported seeing anothe ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B

    MIAMI (AP) — Burger King confirmed Tuesday that it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that could help give the fast-f ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Israel destroys 2 Gaza high-rises in escalation

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops Tuesday, collapsing one building and severely damag ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:36 am
  • Illinois seeks medical marijuana board nominees

    CHICAGO (AP) — The new medical marijuana program in Illinois is looking for health professionals and patients to serve on an advisory board.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:32 am
  • Hultgren to host health care forum at ECC

    ELGIN – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren will host a leadership forum on health care at Elgin Community College on Thursday to address the challenges of an “e ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Mourners urge black Americans to take action

    ST. LOUIS – The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown – recalling him as a “gentle giant,” aspiring rapper and recent high scho ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Expert calls for closure of Calif. nuclear plant

    LOS ANGELES – A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California’s last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whe ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn’t deter tourists

    NAPA, Calif. – Businesses in California’s wine capital on Monday mopped up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages, swept glass from ghostly downtow ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Fire officials: Man pulled from Lake Michigan

    EVANSTON – Evanston fire authorities say an elderly man has been pulled from Lake Michigan in critical condition.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
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