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  • Climate change and pets: More fleas, more heartworm

    LOS ANGELES – Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • Survey: U.S. employers added a solid 205K jobs in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of stea ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Republican Sen. Rand Paul is dropping his 2016 campaign for president, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 3; Iowa shows polling is slippery business

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:15 am
  • Bull Valley animal sanctuary merges with Forever Husky in Crystal Lake

    BULL VALLEY – After years of running Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary out of her Bull Valley-area home, owner Nancy Harney said the nonprofit needs money ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • Cary Park District offering discounted pool passes on Friday

    CARY – The Cary Park District will offer pool passes for the 2016 season at a 25 percent discount Friday during its one-day “Chilly Willy Blitz.” The ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Vehicle flees scene after hitting gas meter on Fox Lake home

    FOX LAKE – A vehicle fled the scene after hitting a gas meter of a Fox Lake home, fire officials said Tuesday.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Lakemoor plans Super Bowl weekend driving crackdown

    LAKEMOOR – The police department will conduct special patrols for Super Bowl weekend, cracking down on alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers, Chief David ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Nippersink School District 2, Richmond-Burton D-157 OK Spring Grove economic incentive concept

    SPRING GROVE – Two school districts recently gave an initial nod of approval to a proposed economic incentive program being developed by the village o ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council approves revised plans for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School are controversial no more.The proposa ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman, state's attorney, recorder candidates talk issues, take jabs at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Both Republicans running for McHenry County state’s attorney took swipes at each other at Tuesday night’s League of Women Voters forum.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Hillary Clinton wins in Iowa, campaigns turn to N.H.

    NASHUA, N.H. – Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Syria allows aid into rebel-held area as peace talks stall

    GENEVA – The Syrian government allowed aid into a rebel-held area near Damascus on Tuesday in what appeared to be a goodwill gesture after U.N.-mediat ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Obama signs emergency order over Flint water

    DETROIT – President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • High hopes, wide gulf as President Barack Obama, GOP look for common ground

    WASHINGTON – Can President Barack Obama and Republicans put aside years of ill will to secure a few big breakthroughs in Obama’s final year? Don’t get ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:22 am
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