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  • Mike Frerichs pulls off slim win in Illinois treasurer's race

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Sen. Mike Frerichs won the state treasurer's post by about 9,600 votes after Republican opponent Tom Cross conceded the hard-fo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Nov. 19, 2014

    • Edward G. Seaberg, 30, 111 Pine St., Carterville, was charged Monday, Sept. 15, with disorderly conduct.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Obama plan won't grant immigrants federal benefits

    WASHINGTON – As many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Prep now to avoid cold later

    Winter officially runs from December 21 through March 19, and furnaces will be running before, during and after this season which some meteorologists, ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

    It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.JetBl ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • St. Charles Filling Station owner acknowledges liquor license violation

    ST. CHARLES – The owner of The Filling Station Pub & Grill pleaded guilty Monday to a liquor license violation that involved a minor being served alco ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Timothy Killeen named new University of Illinois president

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois system has hired State University of New York Vice Chancellor for Research Timothy L. Killeen as its next presi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD – Kurdish peshmerga forces launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting Islamic State group extremists in Iraq, even as a suicide bomber kille ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Crystal Lake man charged with DUI after vehicle crashes into fire hydrant, tree

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man was charged with driving under the influence Wednesday after being injured in a crash, which authorities said involv ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Cupich becomes Chicago archbishop, decries abuse

    CHICAGO – Blase Cupich became the archbishop of Chicago on Tuesday after his predecessor handed him a bishop’s staff and relinquished the chair that s ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Lawmakers discuss Illinois’ school funding

    SPRINGFIELD – Parents and teachers frustrated with Illinois’ school funding formula rallied for action Tuesday at the state Capitol, as House lawmaker ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Mental Health Board restores Garden Quarter funding

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Mental Health Board restored funding to a McHenry-based after-school program Tuesday after the organization showed it mee ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake votes to not further regulate e-cigarettes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After 27 years as a smoker, Effie Elliott quit smoking combustible cigarettes nine months ago.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves $240M budget

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board passed a balanced 2015 budget that does not collect the inflationary property tax increase allowed under the tax ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:42 pm
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