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  • Applications for unemployment benefits edge up 5,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy job m ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:09 am
  • Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy to break ground on Cary facility

    CARY – By the end of the summer, Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy plans to open its new facility in Cary.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Rendezvous Bistro reopens, reimagined in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Rendezvous Bistro is back, reinspired under new management.Megan and T.J. Liebetrau of W ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner encourages 'grand bargain' with stronger reforms

    Gov. Bruce Rauner used his annual budget address Wednesday to encourage state lawmakers to reach a “grand bargain” budget deal, but said reforms that ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Lakemoor crash sends 1 driver to hospital, fire official says

    LAKEMOOR – A two-vehicle crash at Routes 120 and 12 in Lakemoor sent one person to the hospital Wednesday, a fire official said. 
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Ex-Lake County coroner involved in Gliniewicz case accused of perjury

    A former Lake County coroner who was a central figure in the case involving disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was indicted on five count ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Island Lake man gets probation for growing peyote

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced an Island Lake man to one year of probation after he admitted to manufacturing peyote.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Crystal Lake drug dealer gets 10 years in prison on drug, burglary charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug and burglary charges.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Huntley buys former Catty Corp. property as part of downtown revitalization program

    HUNTLEY – Huntley has bought the former Catty Corp. property as part of the village’s effort to revitalize the downtown area. 
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Alcohol use suspected in crash that killed 2 Crystal Lake men on Walkup Road

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Alcohol was a contributing factor in a two-vehicle crash that killed two Crystal Lake men Saturday, according to the McHenry County She ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Lakewood Village Board keeps video gambling ban in place

    LAKEWOOD – The village will remain free of video gambling machines after the Village Board rejected an ordinance to overturn its ban.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Congress blocks rule barring mentally impaired from guns

    WASHINGTON – Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certai ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Trump charts new Mideast course; maybe no separate Palestine

    WASHINGTON – Charting a striking new course for the Middle East, President Donald Trump on Wednesday withheld clear support for an independent Palesti ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Pentagon boss to NATO nations: Increase military spending

    BRUSSELS – In an ultimatum to America’s allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told fellow NATO members Wednesday to increase military spending by year’ ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • A crush of crises all but buries the young Trump White House

    WASHINGTON – Less than a month into his tenure, Donald Trump’s White House is beset by a crush of crises.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:14 am
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