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  • Indiana House majority leader resigns after apologetic text

    INDIANAPOLIS – A ranking lawmaker who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House says he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Vatican observers raise questions over clerk's pope visit

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The private meeting Pope Francis held with defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is a strong papal endorsement of religious resistance to ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • U.S. airstrikes back Afghan push to retake city from Taliban

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan troops backed by U.S. airstrikes massed Tuesday on the outskirts of a key northern city seized by the Taliban in the build ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:04 am
  • No shutdown: Congress approves bill to keep government open

    WASHINGTON – Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal governm ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers can come down, District 155 Board says

    CARY – The controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School can come down, the Community High School District 155 Board decided Wednesday eve ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Rauner closes museums, shooting range in budget standoff

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner closed state museums and a sport-shooting complex because of Illinois’ budget crisis, even though most staff will still re ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • VIDEO: Johnsburg staff Whip, Nae Nae, Time Warp at homecoming pep rally

    JOHNSBURG — Johnsburg High School faculty liven up the crowd with their dance moves during the school's homecoming pep rally Wednesday, Sept. 30.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Barrington Hills village president running for 26th Illinois Senate

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Village President Martin McLaughlin announced his campaign for the 26th Illinois Senate District seat, making the primary to replac ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:09 am
  • Vince Foglia to speak at new Sage YMCA lunch programs in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Philanthropy, government, health care and finance are some of the topics that will be covered as part of Sage YMCA's new Out to Lunch s ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Terror on the Railroad in Union, Haunted Square in Woodstock canceled

    Halloween could be a little less scary in McHenry County this year. The annual Terror on the Railro ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Prairie Grove School District 46 receives $10,000 from PTO

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A monetary gift from the parent-teacher organization will help Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 put new interactive teachi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers go on strike

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers are on strike Thursday after a nearly six-hour contract negotiation session yielded no a ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Pyott Road reopens after Lake in the Hills crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Police have cleared a traffic crash that disrupted traffic near Pyott Road and Industrial Drive, according to a Nixle alert from t ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • University of Chicago gets $100M for global conflict center

    CHICAGO — Citing a migration crisis that has displaced more people this year than at any time since World War II, entrepreneur brothers Thomas and Tim ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with burglary in jewelry store break-in

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 49-year-old Crystal Lake man is charged with breaking into Nelson's Jewelry and stealing several pieces of jewelry from the store's d ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:00 am