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  • Oprah Winfrey to auction off furniture, paintings from Chicago home

    CHICAGO — Oprah Winfrey will auction off paintings, furniture, designer clothing and other items from her Chicago residence next month.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • U.S. Steel idling Granite City plant, 2,080 employees affected

    GRANITE CITY — U.S. Steel says it's temporarily idling its plant in Granite City, putting 2,080 employees out of work.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Lawyer expects plea deal in surburban Chicago terrorism case

    CHICAGO — An attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of seeking to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria has told a federal judge the defense ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Huntley man's domestic battery charge upgraded to murder after wife dies

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was charged Tuesday with murdering his wife days after police responded to the couple's home for a domestic violence incident.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Prosecutor asks that Holiday Hills man accused of shooting deputies not use wheelchair at trial

    WOODSTOCK – The prosecutor trying the Scott B. Peters case asked a judge Wednesday to prohibit the man accused of shooting two officers from using a w ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Treat Your Palate to McHenry County College’s Slàinte Restaurant

    MCC’s Slàinte restaurant is run by its advanced-level culinary students and offers delicious dining options Wednesday and Thursday evenings during spr ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Fire leaves Algonquin home uninhabitable

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin couple was displaced after an early Wednesday morning fire in the bathroom of their home, fire officials said.
    March 25, 2015 - 9:06 am
  • Volo woman accused of trying to rob Johnsburg Chase Bank

    JOHNSBURG – A Volo woman is accused of attempting to rob the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, 2911 Commerce Drive, in Johnsburg on Tuesday, police said.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 25; Crews find Alpine jet's black box

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 25, 2015 - 7:42 am
  • Mexico's Baja farmworkers strike for better conditions

    SAN QUINTIN, Mexico – Workers at large, export-oriented farms in the Mexican border state of Baja California have led a week of violent protests over ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

    WASHINGTON – An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • McHenry County College to host trip to Canadian Rockies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Canadian Rockies are the destination of an upcoming McHenry County College Trips and Tours program.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • No charges in woman’s fatal fall at Belleville nursing home

    BELLEVILLE – An investigation has found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the death of an 85-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a stairway ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Gov. Rauner tells Chicago studio to return $10 million grant

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has ordered a Chicago TV and movie studio to return a $10 million state grant awarded by his predecessor, Pat Qui ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Man guilty of father’s stabbing death gets 35-year sentence

    WHEATON – A suburban Chicago man found guilty of stabbing his father to death at a Westmont hotel has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
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