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  • Major storm sweeps through Southern California

    LOS ANGELES – Californians got a lot of what they wanted and not too much of what they didn't from a major storm that finally blew out of the state Fr ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • NYC police probe moving swiftly in Eric Garner chokehold case

    NEW YORK – In a conference room on Manhattan's West Side, police investigators and the white officer accused of putting an unarmed black man in a fata ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Attorney General Holder meets with police, local leaders in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Attorney General Eric Holder says the nation is facing "critical times" when it comes to the lack of trust that exists between some communit ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Salvation Army of McHenry County receives first gold, silver coins of red kettle season

    The Salvation Army of McHenry County has received its first gold and silver coins of the annual Red Kettle Campaign.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Shane Lamb's request for new venue, new prosecutor denied

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected two court filings by Shane Lamb in which he requested that new prosecutors try his case, and that it be mo ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Outdoor sales at planned Thornton's gas station in Algonquin up for approval

    ALGONQUIN – Village board members are preparing to give Thornton's permission to have outdoor sales.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Lake in the Hills offering winter break camp

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled a winter break camp for kindergarten through fifth-graders, according ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County looking for big hearts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Gene Woods has literally elevated Jaden’s life. Woods has spent just more than three ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • 2 adults, 1 juvenile charged after Woodstock thrift store burglarized, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Two adults and a juvenile were arrested this week after a Woodstock thrift store was reportedly burglarized Tuesday night, police said.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Route 47, 176 TIF district proposal moves forward in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD – A proposed taxing district around the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 has cleared another hurdle.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Chicago officer disciplined for 'Alabama' song at police protest

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department says it will discipline an officer who played "Sweet Home Alabama" over a police-cruiser loudspeaker during a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Health insurance costs up in parts of Illinois

    CHICAGO — Illinois residents returning to HealthCare.gov to buy insurance are finding prices higher in many parts of the state.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Bond reduced in Sycamore child porn case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge reduced bail for a 33-year-old Sycamore accused of videotaping a girl in a bathroom, but added a new stipulation: Kar ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • Holiday Hills man accused of shooting deputies complains of leg injury

    WOODSTOCK – Shackled at the waist, flanked by two corrections officers and wheeled before a judge Friday, Scott B. Peters wailed at the bench asking f ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • French court says Uber may infringe on taxi law

    PARIS — A French court has ruled that Uber's ride-hailing service may infringe French law and ordered the company to make changes to its popular mobil ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
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