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  • Island Lake village president nominates former interim police chief as next chief

    ISLAND LAKE – A current trustee and former interim police chief is the village president's pick for the village's next police chief.
    UPDATED: May 27, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Tougher DUI law inspired by killer of Wonder Lake teen headed to governor

    A law that makes it tougher for repeat DUI offenders to get their licenses reinstated – inspired by the recent arrest of one who killed a Wonder Lake ...
    May 27, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Cary to use legislative assistance for Metra station project

    CARY – The village has pursued legislative assistance to the tune of about $5,000 after the plan for the intended Metra station project recently hit a ...
    May 27, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • 2 Crystal Lake businesses cited for selling alcohol to underage during check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Crystal Lake businesses sold alcohol to underage customers during a recent round of compliance checks, according to the Crystal Lak ...
    May 27, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Texas flooding update: Missing 73-year-old woman's car found in ditch

    11:45 a.m.Authorities in South Texas are searching for a 73-year-old woman whose car was found in a ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Illinois bill penalizes for leaving pets in extreme weather

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have sent Gov. Bruce Rauner legislation that would make leaving pets outside in extreme hot or cold weather puni ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Chicago boy's dog-mauling death yields citations but no charges

    CHICAGO — Police in Chicago have cited the owner of a dog that mauled a 5-year-old boy to death on the city's South Side.
    May 27, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Aurora man arrested at Chicago airport to plead guilty in terror case, lawyer says

    CHICAGO — An attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria says her client intends to change his ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Land Conservancy of McHenry County to open new Harvard park

    HARVARD – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County, a nonprofit land preservation organization, will host a grand opening from 4 to 6 p.m. June 14 at Ga ...
    May 27, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based school districts 155, 47 bus service director earns certification

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The assistant director for Crystal Lake Community School District 47 and Community High School District 155's shared bus service operat ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • SEDOM Center School graduation in Woodstock emphasizes family

    WOODSTOCK – Tuesday night was about family. That was the message of Trina Harrelson, a teacher at th ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Closed-door trial in Iran of Washington Post reporter begins

    TEHRAN, Iran – An Iranian security court on Tuesday began the closed-door espionage trial of an Iranian-American reporter for The Washington Post who ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

    WASHINGTON – Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part o ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Iraq begins operation to oust Islamic State from Anbar

    BAGHDAD – Iraq vowed Tuesday to retake Anbar province – now mostly held by the Islamic State – by launching a large-scale military operation less than ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

    WASHINGTON – Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:23 pm
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