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  • Duckworth: Clinton needs to meet with Benghazi committee

    SPRINGFIELD – A war hero congresswoman appeared publicly Tuesday for the first time as a U.S. Senate hopeful, taking jabs at the Republican incumbent, ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Voters to decide whether to dissolve tiny Illinois village

    CLEARLAKE – Voters in a tiny Sangamon County village will soon decide whether the village should cease to exist.
    March 31, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Peoria insurance firm to make $15M headquarters addition

    PEORIA – The insurance firm RLI Corp. has announced a $15 million addition to its headquarters in Peoria.
    March 31, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Madigan announces Illinois anti-sexual assault effort

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Tuesday she has created a panel to recommend ways to improve prosecution rates of sexual assault ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in every Illinois metro area in February. It was the 12th straight mon ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Lawmaker’s staff to face tough prosecutor in spending probe

    WASHINGTON – Some of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock’s current and previous employees will appear before a federal grand jury next month to answer question ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Woodstock Public Library incorporates public art into renovation project

    WOODSTOCK – Students and community groups in Woodstock will soon have the chance to leave their artistic imprint at the Woodstock Public Library main ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate h ...
    March 31, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Education, finances are top platforms in McHenry's School District 15 election

    McHENRY – Education and finances are the order of the day for many candidates seeking a spot on the elementary School District 15 Board.
    March 31, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Lakewood looks for long-term solution for fire protection services

    LAKEWOOD – A long-term solution to the village of Lakewood’s fire protection services is a topic of conversation as the expiration date for the villag ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Richmond curbside pick-up for electronics available Thursday

    RICHMOND – Curbside pick-up for electronic items looking to be recycled is set for Thursday in Richmond.
    March 31, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Effort spearheaded to consolidate McHenry County's townships

    If he’s successful, Nunda Township Trustee Mike Shorten just might consolidate himself out of office, along with a large number of his fellow township ...
    March 31, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Public works employees, Lake in the Hills agree to new contract

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials and the village’s public works employees have reached a three-year agreement, which the senior union r ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Obama vetoes measure against swifter union elections

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure passed by the Republican-run Congress blocking the National Labor Relations Board from ...
    March 31, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Lake County Sheriff's police search for person who shot McHenry man

    LAKE VILLA – Lake County Sheriff's police continue to search for the person who shot a 22-year-old McHenry resident Monday night.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:30 pm
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