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  • Illinois lawmakers near session's end without state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers have one day left to end an 11-month budget stalemate and pass a spending plan for next year before their spring sess ...
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Closing arguments to begin in Drew Peterson murder-for-hire trial

    CHESTER – The murder-for-hire trial of former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson is winding down.
    NEW: May 31, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 31; Iraqi forces repel Islamic State attack

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 31, 2016 - 6:17 am
  • Few Memorial Day airport headaches, most wait times bearable

    MIAMI – Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly Monday, as the busy Memor ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Shark warnings: High- and low-tech responses seek to protect

    CHATHAM, Mass. – From drones and smartphone apps to old-school flags and signs, a growing great white shark population along the East Coast has offici ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA – Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data speciali ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Fans raising money for statue of beloved NIU mascot Diesel

    DeKALB – After the Northern Illinois University’s football team won its game at Purdue in 2009, it took Huskies fans Bob Smith and Tom Bonnevier about ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Hope of Illinois budget agreement before deadline dims

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers signaled Monday they won’t have a budget deal before a key deadline, leaving the state hurtling toward another fiscal ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • PHOTOS: Memorial Day

    McHenry County residents and veterans came out on Memorial Day to celebrate loved ones who died while serving the nation.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Family Alliance in Woodstock to hold caregiver conference

    WOODSTOCK – Family Alliance Comprehensive Care Services will hold a conference for caregivers.The ev ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Woodstock Recreation Department to host 39th Challenge Run, pool party

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Recreation Department will host the 39th annual Woodstock Challenge Run and pool party June 11.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Woodstock restaurant, bar reopens under new name at former Tequilaville location

    WOODSTOCK – After being closed for about two months, the former Tequilaville restaurant has reopened as Corner Pub & Grille under one of its previous ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Nonprofit group visits Woodstock to help determine use for Old Courthouse, Sheriff's House

    WOODSTOCK – People in Woodstock are motivated to find a solution on how to use the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House, Wendy Holmes said, but the city ...
    May 30, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Dog dies in Fox Lake fire, firefighters say

    FOX LAKE – One of three dogs in a single-family home died after a structure fire in Fox Lake, a fire official said Monday night.
    May 31, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Memorial Day events honor fallen soldiers throughout McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Six-year-old Leia Fisher of Crystal Lake knows what Memorial Day is all about. “It’s ...
    May 31, 2016 - 12:08 am
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