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  • Puppy Love: One family's story of obtaining a new pet in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The Morrisons are no strangers to golden retrievers, having had five of them over the years. They had talked about getting another dog ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • 21-year-old who was pinned between trucks in Crystal Lake hospitalized

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A 21-year-old man was taken to a hospital after police said he was pinned between two delivery trucks in the parking lot of an auto bod ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Paul Ryan lays out budget options to divided House Republicans

    WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted s ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Police investigating if fatal Huntley crash was intentional

    HUNTLEY – Police are investigating whether a 56-year-old Gilberts-area man who died Friday in a crash on Route 47 in Huntley intentionally drove two c ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Election 2016: John Kasich works to assure South Carolina of conservative record

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – An energized John Kasich heads into South Carolina's Republican presidential primary hoping to build on a strong showing in ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders on health care, donors

    WASHINGTON – In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 12; Diplomats aim for Syria truce in a week

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 6:26 am
  • Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

    MONTERREY, Mexico – A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • No suspects or motive a week after 6 found dead in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Authorities have no suspects and a motive remains elusive one week after six family members were found dead in their Chicago home, police sa ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

    WASHINGTON – Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an elect ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama

    MILWAUKEE – Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night’s Democratic debate and ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • McHenry County Schools, students earn top scores in youth science and engineering competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three area schools placed as top winners in separate divisions in the recent 2016 McHenry County College Worldwide Youth in Science and ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Centegra to offer mobile health screenings in McHenry County in March

    Centegra’s mobile health unit will be traveling to Crystal Lake, Huntley and McHenry in March, offering screening packages ranging in price from $129 ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County Ethics Commission tosses allegations against 2 County Board members

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Ethics Commission will review the county ethics ordinance after tossing three complaints on the grounds that they are n ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015

    Despite dropping for three consecutive years, the percentage of fatal traffic crashes involving pedestrians rose last year in McHenry County, based on ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:11 am
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