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  • Ebola aid dogged by coordination lags in Guinea

    CONAKRY, Guinea – Eight months into West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, aid efforts in Guinea still suffer from poor coordination, hampering deployments of ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Woman’s body found near northwestern Illinois jail

    MORRISON – A woman was found dead of apparent hypothermia about 30 hours after being released from a northwestern Illinois jail while a snowstorm was ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

    NEW YORK – Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman shuffle starts with organizing session Monday

    WOODSTOCK – Monday’s swearing in of the new McHenry County Board starts a monthlong process by which it will organize to perform its duties until the ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Lakewood Village Board OKs 2.75 percent levy increase

    LAKEWOOD –Lakewood property owners can expect to see the village portion of their property tax bill go up next year.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Harvard woman recovering from triple organ transplant

    HARVARD – Two months ago, Andi Swenson’s lungs had deteriorated to the point that they looked like there were beaten by a stick, her father Eric Swens ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Naval recruits enjoy Thanksgiving meals in Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Johnsburg, Fox River Grove

    Sailors lined up in the cafeteria of St. Margaret Mary School in Algonquin to a heap of salad, pasta, sweet potatoes, turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed po ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Six people sent to hospital after Route 176 crash in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Six people were sent to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash along Route 176, the Crystal Lake Fire Department said.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Letters, phone calls from Santa to arrive in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A letter or phone call from Santa Claus could be on its way.If children send their le ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Video: Cop shot boy seconds after encountering him

    CLEVELAND –The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1 to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, poli ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • U.S. tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

    WASHINGTON – In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollu ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

    MINEOLA, N.Y. – A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Illinois panel OK's electricity line proposal

    ROCK ISLAND – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build an electricity line designed to bring wind energy from Iowa to the state.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois AG files notice of appeal in pension case

    CHICAGO – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed official notice that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconsti ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Food manufacturer expands in Chicago suburbs

    SOUTH ELGIN – A California-based fresh food manufacturer is expanding in the Chicago suburbs.Gov. Pa ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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