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  • Oakwood Hills plant proposal delayed until October

    OAKWOOD HILLS – The developers behind a controversial $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills will have more time to address their critics, after zo ...
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Colorado woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew

    MADISON, Wis. – A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:42 pm
  • W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-t ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • U.S., U.N. announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

    JERUSALEM – Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:36 pm
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    WASHINGTON – The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's in ...
    July 31, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • Former Algonquin homebuilder sentenced to 15 months for bank fraud

    ALGONQUIN – A former area homebuilder was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in federal prison for defrauding a bank of more than $1 million tied to the ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Police: Woodstock man threatened girlfriend, her co-workers

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was arrested after police said he threatened his girlfriend with an illegally owned gun, then showed up at her workplace i ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • More school employees can give epinephrine under new law

    A law that takes effect today expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to school children suffering severe allergic reactions.
    July 31, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Police: teens damaged 19 Woodstock vehicles

    WOODSTOCK – Police say two local juveniles – and a possible third who has since moved – are responsible for damage to 19 vehicles in early July.
    July 31, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Lakemoor plans for bike path construction in spring

    LAKEMOOR – The first major project in Lakemoor's effort to connect its neighborhoods with biking and walking paths is moving ahead.
    July 31, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • D-158 students perform comedy this weekend

    HUNTLEY – District 158 students on Friday and Saturday will perform "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," which features a cartoonish blend of Robin ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • McHenry resident wins $1 million in Illinois Lottery

    MCHENRY – A McHenry resident is a million dollars richer after recently getting lucky with an Illinois Lottery scratch off ticket.
    July 31, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Remains in Illinois shed are a woman from Decatur

    ROCHESTER — Police say human remains found inside a shed in Rochester are those of a 43-year-old woman from Decatur.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Traffic on I-90 slowed due to vehicle fire

    Traffic on I-90 near Elgin has been significantly slowed due to a vehicle fire that has since been extinguished, according to the Illinois State Polic ...
    July 31, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:02 pm
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