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  • Oliver: Now’s the time to recall winter driving tricks

    The first big snowfall of the season usually is a welcome one. After all, all of that white stuff on the ground is downright picturesque.
    NEW: Dec. 8, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • McHenry County State's Attorney's Office drops remaining charge against ex-coroner

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors Thursday dismissed the remaining forgery charge against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz, absolving ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:22 pm
  • Weekend snow in the forecast for McHenry County, National Weather Service says

    While Thursday flurries are not expected to stick, McHenry County could see snow accumulation starting Saturday afternoon, according to the National W ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • 3 Algonquin businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Three Algonquin businesses will have to pay fines to the village after being cited for selling alcohol to minors.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • Dog returned to Cary owner whose car was stolen outside of Jewel

    CARY – Hillary Kaplan has her dog Bruiser back after her car was stolen Tuesday while she was shopping at the Jewel-Osco in Cary.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • Former astronaut, U.S. Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

    WASHINGTON – John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long ca ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Donald Trump promises to 'work something out' on undocumented children in the United States

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's promise to "work something out" for immigrants brought here illegally as kids is dividing fellow Republicans, underscoring ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Obama and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries

    WASHINGTON – Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Donald Trump criticized a union leader on Twitter. He got threatening calls.

    WASHINGTON – The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discou ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill sparing 2 nuclear plants

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner approved a plan Wednesday that will provide billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unpr ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Donald Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he's primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetori ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack: Crowd honors 'gift of freedom' from servicemen

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – Thousands of people observed a moment of silence before fighter jets streaked across the sky during a ceremony Wednesday at Pea ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Innovation or monopoly? Panel looks at ATT-Time Warner deal

    WASHINGTON – Senators questioning the logic of a proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner turned their focus to the nickels and dimes of the issue ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Charleston church shooting survivor recalls loud noise, then darkness

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – A survivor of last year's massacre at a black South Carolina church testified Wednesday that her Bible study group had just closed ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:07 am
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