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  • Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to impede Judge Neil Gorsuch’s path to the Supreme Court, setting up a political showdown with implicatio ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

    WASHINGTON – Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to lea ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Ralph Dawson, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Ralph DawsonAge: 87Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What skills, q ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:24 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Stefano F. Liparoto, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Stefano F. Liparoto, PhDAge:Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:22 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Cameron Hubbard, candidate for Crystal Lake City Council

    Name: Cameron HubbardAge: 32Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Crystal Lake City Council1) What skills ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:22 pm
  • 3-year-old Rockford boy killed in car crash near Gilberts

    A 3-year-old Rockford boy was killed and three adults were injured in a three-car crash this morning on Interstate 90 westbound at milepost 47 near Gi ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

    WASHINGTON – GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback fo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Donna Kurtz, candidate for District 155 School Board

    Name: Donna KurtzAge: 58Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Community High School District 155 school b ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:58 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Scott Vetter, candidate for District 155 school board

    Name: Scott C. VetterAge: 53Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Community High School District 155 scho ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:01 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Jason Blake, candidate for District 155 school board

    Name: Jason K. BlakeAge: 45Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Community High School District 155 schoo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Officer, 3 others fatally shot in Wisconsin domestic dispute

    WESTON, Wis. – Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm in northern Wiscon ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:11 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 to lay off teachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Declining enrollment in Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 has prompted the district to lay off or reduce hours for ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Union man injured after car hits guard rail on Route 20 near Marengo, police say

    MARENGO – A single-vehicle crash near Marengo sent one person to the hospital Tuesday evening, a police official said.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry mayor candidates continue to have opposing views on city's reserve fund

    McHENRY – Tax reduction and the city’s reserve fund continue to be a key topic in the race for McHenry mayor.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:41 pm
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