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  • Illinois students give Civil War vets 'their identity back'

    CHICAGO – With more than a century of rain, wind, snow and pollution conspiring to erase what was once carved into a row of headstones, about the only ...
    May 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rauner vetoes plan to cut Chicago pension payments

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a plan Friday that would reduce Chicago’s payments to its police and fire pension funds for each of the next fi ...
    May 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana advocates cheer Gov. Bruce Rauner's about-face

    CHICAGO – Medical marijuana advocates are applauding Gov. Bruce Rauner’s about-face on expanding Illinois’ pilot program in length and qualifying cond ...
    May 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cincinnati Zoo kills gorilla to protect 4-year-old child who fell into enclosure

    CINCINNATI – A special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla Saturday that grabbed and dragged a 4-year-old boy who fell into the go ...
    May 29, 2016 - 4:23 am
  • 2 more bodies found in Texas after torrential rain, floods

    HOUSTON – The bodies of two missing motorists were found Saturday in Texas, raising the death toll to four from flooding in the state after torrential ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Child still critical after lightning hits 11 in Paris park

    PARIS – Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Huntley Area Veterans Memorial set for July 2 dedication

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Veterans Memorial will be opened at a dedication ceremony at noon July 2 in the town square, organizers announced.
    May 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • School District 300-inspired bill creating dual-credit pilot program clears General Assembly

    A bill inspired by a Community Unit School District 300 dual-credit program is headed to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk after receiving unanimous support fr ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Friends of MCC Foundation to host 2016 Golf Invitational in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is hosting an upcoming event on the links to raise funds to continue to financially support ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Lake in the Hills mulls zoning changes restricting non-retail businesses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s zoning board will take another look at recent changes to its zoning code that were intended to encourage sales tax-g ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • 2 Huntley High School juniors get perfect ACT score

    HUNTLEY – Two Huntley High School juniors recently received some news that very few students across the country will get.
    May 29, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • East Dundee pet groomer wants to bring business to Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – A pet grooming business could be coming to Main Street after a proposal for a conditional use permit was moved forward by the Committee of ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Algonquin Area Public Library has 6 upgrade, expansion options to consider

    ALGONQUIN – Trustees of the Algonquin Area Public Library now have several expansion options to consider after Dewberry Architects presented six poten ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • McHenry County Board committee hashing out 4-year plan with $33.9M in repairs, upgrades

    WOODSTOCK – A plan working its way through a McHenry County Board committee would prioritize $33.9 million in repairs and upgrades to its capital asse ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Crystal Lake South High School gives WWII veteran's family diploma on his behalf

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nearly 500 graduating Crystal Lake South High School seniors crossed the stage Saturday, but one graduate was only there in spirit.
    May 29, 2016 - 12:14 am
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