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  • Illinois House advances plan to change Cook County pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are again considering a plan to overhaul Cook County's pension system that could trim some workers' benefits, despite ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Capitol cops get bathroom training after guns left in toilet

    WASHINGTON – Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms three times th ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

    NEW LONDON, Conn. – President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international o ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • McDonald's Oak Brook headquarters grilled by protesters

    OAK BROOK – About 2,000 Service Employees International Union membersand labor workers protested May ...
    May 20, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Video: Rain and hail hit McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Rain and hail pelted McHenry County on Wednesday afternoon.Check out video of the rai ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County Board again chooses not to collect levy increase

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s policy for developing next year’s budget will again reject collecting the automatic levy increase it is entitle ...
    May 21, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Woodstock woman pleads guilty in federal bankruptcy case

    ROCKFORD – A 46-year-old Woodstock woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to making false statements in her bankruptcy case, according to a news release from ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Cary-Grove seniors artwork to be displayed Thursday

    CARY – More than 40 high school senior artists soon will showcase the work that has resulted from a lot of time, effort and various art courses.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Cary Park District introduces summer programs

    CARY – Programs from a toddler camp to a sing club will be available soon at the Cary Park District, according to a recent news release.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Woodstock City Council candidate's absence on oath of office raising legal questions

    WOODSTOCK – A newly elected Woodstock City Council member missed his second consecutive meeting to be seated on the representative board Tuesday, as h ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Overnight lane, full closures on I-90 start tonight for bridge removals

    Temporary overnight lane closures on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at Garden Prairie Road and Anthony Road are scheduled for Thursday and wi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Lake in the Hills police use Narcan to revive unconscious man

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police used Narcan for the first time Wednesday, administering it to a 22-year-old man after a suspected heroin ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Get to know your utility meters

    How do electric and natural gas companies know how much to charge customers each month?   They send employees to read customers’ utility meters, whi ...
    May 20, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 20; Breakthrough in Southeast Asia's migrant crisis

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 20, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Motorcyclist airlifted after crash in McHenry

    McHENRY – A 38-year-old McHenry man was airlifted to an area hospital in serious condition after he was thrown from his motorcycle early Wednesday, fi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:50 am
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