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  • 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 ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Lakewood OKs levy increase

    LAKEWOOD – Lakewood property owners can expect to see the village portion of their property tax bill go up next year.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:46 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 ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:46 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 ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:45 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 - 9:24 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 - 11:02 am
  • 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
  • Heart stent for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 81

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

    NEW YORK – Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling i ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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