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  • Rep. McSweeney introduces bill to cut Illinois officeholders' pay

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Mundelein girl pleads guilty to stabbing sister to death

    WAUKEGAN – A Mundelein girl has admitted to a Lake County judge that she stabbed to death her 11-year-old half-sister.
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • 'Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England

    BOSTON – Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, a blizzard slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it un ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • McHenry County developer buys land in Marengo near planned I-90 interchange

    MARENGO – Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the lan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • Trial for Harvard man accused of sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl begins with recorded call

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys prosecuting sex crime allegations against a Harvard man involving a 9-year-old girl played for a judge Tuesday a recorded cellph ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:56 pm
  • When cold weather hits, McHenry County-area blood banks see donations freeze

    The school cancellations and messy road conditions that followed the subfreezing temperatures earlier this month continue to have ramifications for ar ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Applications available for Huntley Citizen Police Academy

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is accepting applications for this year's Citizen Police Academy.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Huntley High School students perform one-act plays starting Thursday

    HUNTLEY – Starting Thursday, Huntley High School students will perform four one-act plays directed by students themselves.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • McHenry County Board may terminate permit software contract

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Board committee is recommending ending a contract with a software company over an eight-month project that has now stretc ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Cary School District 26 mulls transportation center location options

    CARY – Even though a potential $2.2 million sale of Maplewood School wouldn't pay for the entire cost of relocating a transportation center, School Di ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • 2012 Crystal Lake South grad dies after hit-and-run at Illinois State University, coroner says

    Ben Allison, a 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School, died Tuesday morning after being involved in a hit-and-run incident Saturday at Illino ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Island Lake village clerk dies of cancer

    ISLAND LAKE – The village of Island Lake is mourning the loss of one of its own after news was delivered Monday that Village Clerk Teresa Ponio had di ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Prairie Grove District 46 principal to leave at end of school year

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The only District 46 administrator with multiple years of experience in Prairie Grove is set to leave at the end of the school year, c ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Purported Islamic State message threatens Japanese, Jordanian hostages

    BEIRUT — An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold hav ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Blizzard slams Boston area; winter storm mostly spares New York

    BOSTON — A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on the Boston area along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
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