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  • Chicago sets up affordable housing task force

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says a task force has been created in an effort to increase the number of affordable housing units in th ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • 1 dead, 3 injured after Washington Park shooting

    WASHINGTON PARK – Police say one man is dead and three other people were injured during a shooting outside a Washington Park nightclub.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians an ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Woodstock siblings prepare for All-American Soap Box Derby

    WOODSTOCK – There’s something about the band playing its way down that hill.Every year, moments befo ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District chipping at large to-do list

    WOODSTOCK – The walkways at three campsites, restrooms at a Wonder Lake conservation area and sections of the Prairie Trail are next on a lengthy to-d ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools

    CHICAGO – Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools – their health may also benefit, a study suggest ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • On The Record With ... Rebecca Vieyra

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After helping her students at Cary-Grove High School reach for the figurative stars, Rebecca Vieyra now has an opportunity to work with ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry wraps up Fiesta Days with parade

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The British are coming! The McHenry Fiesta Days Parade made its way down Green Street Sunday afternoon with an heir of royalty in tow. ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Bodies from downed Malaysian plane piled in boxcars in Ukraine

    TOREZ, Ukraine – Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Weather could aid efforts to combat Washington wildfire

    WINTHROP, Wash. – Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle f ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner use jobs claims as campaign weapons

    CHAMPAIGN – Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner have both sought to use the state's jobs situation as a political weapon.
    July 20, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Detroit seeing upgrades ahead of bankruptcy trial

    DETROIT – Detroit neighborhoods are being relit, its vacant homes are being sold off or torn down, its public transportation is cleaner and more often ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Photos: Inaugural Summer in the Park festival

    The Inaugural Summer in the Park festival at Emricson Park in Woodstock Sunday, July 20, 2014. The event featured kids games, bounce houses, a food co ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • Fiesta Days Parade

    The 66th annual Fiesta Days parade was held in McHenry Sunday, July 20, 2014. ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Man found dead in Fox River after seven hour search

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Authorities have recovered the body of a man who was caught in a heavy current while swimming across the Fox River Sunday.
    July 21, 2014 - 1:10 pm
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