Overcast
71°FOvercastFull Forecast

News

  • Registration open for Crystal Lake Night Owl Bike Ride

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bicyclists will take to the streets for the Crystal Lake Night Owl Bike Ride in August.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Cary Park District to host luau-themed pool party

    CARY – The Cary Park District is hosting an upcoming luau-themed pool party.Luau Day will be from 11 ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Problem drinking takes toll on America, McHenry County

    According to a study released in JAMA Psychiatry – a prominent psychiatric journal – last month, more than 1 in 10 adults are affected by problem drin ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Without a budget, providers prepare, officials go to court

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday, and while legislative chambers were silent, service provi ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Is a temporary Illinois state budget still alive?

    The only fireworks that will be seen in Springfield this weekend will be the actual ones marking the anniversary of our nation’s Declaration of Indepe ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • U.S. unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat

    WASHINGTON – U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Smoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee

    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern Tennessee, forcing the e ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • North Carolina shark attack victim says fortunate to survive

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The latest survivor in a record-breaking string of seven North Carolina shark attacks said Thursday he's very fortunate to be alive an ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Pope to visit prison where convicted monsignor is locked up

    PHILADELPHIA – A prison that Pope Francis plans to visit during his U.S. trip houses a former church official jailed for his handling of priest sexual ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • $18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

    NEW ORLEANS – Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new mone ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Sanders raises $15 million after launching presidential bid

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign said Thursday the Vermont Democrat has raised $15 million since joining the race in late April ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Indiana law spurs ‘fireworks tourism’ from Illinoisans

    HAMMOND, Ind. – Indiana’s more lenient fireworks regulations can mean a Fourth of July boon in business for Lake County, which borders Illinois, accor ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Getting Excited About Science at Johnsburg Public Library

    Kids learn about science through a presentation by Seve Belliveau at the Johnsburg Public Library on Thursday, July 2, 2015.
    July 6, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer archaeology field studies at Macktown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students will have the chance to uncover items no one has seen or touched in up to thousands of years with an archaeology field school ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Woodstock's Kolze's Corner Gardens selected for $10,000 grant for greenhouse curtain

    WOODSTOCK – After installing a greenhouse curtain, Bob Kolze said the electric bill at Kolze’s Corner Gardens dropped from $750 to $525 a month and in ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    Should Illinois limit restrictions on the craft beer industry?
    Yes
    No