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  • The 'Two Trumps' surface in president-elect's transition

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump’s skeptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of the brash businessman. His supporters want him to keep the freewh ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers sue to get paid despite state budget mess

    SPRINGFIELD – Six state representatives filed a lawsuit Friday demanding paychecks the Illinois comptroller cut off last spring because there’s no bud ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • IDOT, business owners discuss proposed Route 47 project in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Department of Transportation held a meeting Friday at the Woodstock Public Library to go over a proposed project for Route 47 ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting sentenced to one year in prison

    WOODSTOCK – A Fox Lake woman was sentenced to one year in prison for her involvement in a 2014 police shooting.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • 26-year-old McHenry man in critical condition after Hoffman Estates shooting

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Hoffman Estates Police are investigating a shooting that left a 26-year-old McHenry man in critical condition, a police official sai ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Prison sentence stands for man convicted of killing Island Lake woman in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a Chicago man who was found guilty but mentally ill in the first- ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Trump voter lost her home to new Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin

    WASHINGTON – When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink.She ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • 3 dead after wrong-way crash on I-88 in suburban Chicago

    WARRENVILLE – Police say three people are dead following a wrong-way crash involving two cars along Interstate 88 in suburban Chicago.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Washington police kill suspect, rescue children in Tacoma standoff that left officer dead

    SEATTLE – A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers still were “taking fire” a ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:33 am
  • Death toll from wildfires increases to 11

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. – Crews discovered the remains of three more people as they searched the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and busi ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Donald Trump salutes Carrier – and himself – for saving jobs in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant op ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Poll: Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health care law

    WASHINGTON – Only about 1 in 4 people in the United States wants President-elect Donald Trump to entirely repeal his predecessor's health care law tha ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:27 am
  • Crystal Lake HVAC company asking for donations for Home of the Sparrow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Official Heating & Cooling is acting as a drop-off location for nonprofit organization Home of the Sparrow starting Saturday.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • 'Years of Living Dangerously' viewing party to take place Dec. 8 at MCC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nonprofit organization Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be the focus of next week’s episode of National Geographic’s “Years of Living Dange ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • Crystal Lake teen identified as pedestrian killed by train in Cary

    CARY – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed by a train Tuesday evening as a 17-year-old boy from Crystal Lake.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:21 am
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