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  • Illinois looks poised to enter 2nd year without budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois appears poised to enter a second year without a budget after lawmakers finished their legislative session Tuesday without agree ...
    NEW: June 1, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Clinton scores prized endorsement from Gov. Jerry Brown

    LOS ANGELES – Hillary Clinton landed a coveted endorsement from California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday, patching up a strained relationship between the t ...
    NEW: June 1, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Ex-Chicago-area officer found guilty in murder-for-hire plot

    CHESTER – Jurors on Tuesday found former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson guilty of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who hel ...
    NEW: June 1, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Police investigate parents of boy rescued from gorilla

    CINCINNATI – Police said Tuesday they are investigating the parents of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • 'The Shield' actor convicted of wife's 2014 murder

    LOS ANGELES – A jury Tuesday convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife that was p ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • AP-NORC poll: Americans want change in party nomination system

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Superdelegates. Closed-off primaries. Complicated caucuses.Many Americans are not ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Local government consolidation bill for McHenry, Lake counties headed to governor

    A bill that seeks to give the McHenry and Lake county boards the power to eliminate certain appointed local governments is headed to the governor’s de ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • County Board members to meet about widening Randall Road

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will have a discussion Friday morning that could ultimately determine the fate of the proposed Randall Road widen ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Fox River Grove-area rollover damages vehicle, fire officials say

    No one was injured Tuesday night in a rollover crash outside of Fox River Grove, fire officials said.
    May 31, 2016 - 9:03 pm
  • Cary firefighters cut man from car after he crashes into boulder

    CARY – A Cary man who had to be cut from a car after he struck a boulder at the end of a curve Tuesday was flown by helicopter to the hospital in seri ...
    UPDATED: May 31, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Renewed Illinois emissions testing causes hours-long backup in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A line of 150 vehicles snaked through a Crystal Lake parking lot Tuesday as some drivers waited for more than two hours for an emission ...
    UPDATED: June 1, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • McSweeney measure seeking state lead level studies clears Illinois House

    SPRINGFIELD –A resolution directing the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to study lead levels in Illinois drinking water was approved Monday ...
    UPDATED: May 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Crystal Lake police release Click It or Ticket results

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department on Tuesday released statistics from its Click It or Ticket campaign.
    UPDATED: May 31, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry man sentenced to seven years in prison on sex abuse charge

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a McHenry man to seven years in prison after he admitted to having sexual contact with a minor girl who w ...
    UPDATED: May 31, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Illinois lawmaker seeks to revoke Hastert's state pension

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois lawmaker is pushing legislation to take away former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's taxpayer-funded state pension follow ...
    May 31, 2016 - 3:14 pm
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