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  • Crystal Lake teen killed in Routes 47, 176 head-on crash in Lakewood identified

    LAKEWOOD – A 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman is dead and two others were hurt after a head-on, rollover crash Saturday afternoon at Route 47's north in ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Ferguson police officer who fatally shot teen says he feared for life, report says

    WASHINGTON — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Lebanon pulled into war with Islamic State group

    BEIRUT — With all eyes on the Islamic State group's onslaught in Iraq and Syria, a less conspicuous but potentially just as explosive front line with ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Ebola: Sierra Leone food deliveries to quarantined help fight virus' spread

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quarantined in Sie ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • U.S., China vow to manage rifts to fight terrorism, Ebola before Obama visit

    BOSTON — The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • U.S. Supreme Court justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District land acquisitions

    The McHenry County Conservation District has acquire more than 4,000 acres throughout the county using money from general obligations bonds issued aft ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • 5-hour Monmouth police standoff ends with arrest in western Illinois

    MONMOUTH (AP) — A standoff in western Illinois that lasted five and a half hours has ended with the arrest of a 26-year-old man.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Cause of Ashton police chief's death still undetermined

    ASHTON (AP) — Authorities still don't know what caused the death of the police chief in the northern Illinois village of Ashton.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Algonquin homeowner escapes house fire; firefighters rescue birds

    ALGONQUIN — No one was injured in an early-morning house fire Saturday on Lexington Drive.According ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Woodstock North falls to Prairie Ridge, 38-14

    Prairie Ridge defeated Woodstock North during Friday's game at Prairie Ridge HIgh School. ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • U.S. House race for Illinois 14th District: Randy Hultgren, Dennis Anderson divided on issues

    A Republican congressman said he is running for re-election to continue the work he’s started in Washington, D.C. His Democratic challenger seeks to c ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Yellen: Greatly concerned by inequality

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that Ameri ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo comes ashore on Bermuda

    HAMILTON, Bermuda – The leading edge of Hurricane Gonzalo moved onto Bermuda on Friday evening, pounding the British territory with fierce wind and he ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Gang member gets 78 years for shooting Elgin boy

    ROLLING MEADOWS – An Elgin man has been sentenced to 78 years in prison for killing a 5-year-old boy in a botched gang-related assassination.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
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