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  • D-155 school board candidate says profane tweets came from hacked account

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man running for a seat on the Community High School District 155 Board said his Twitter account was hacked after screens ...
    March 27, 2017 - 5:54 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police investigate car spray-painting spree

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are looking for information after more than 10 vehicles parked on the street were spray-painted.
    March 27, 2017 - 5:38 pm
  • Investigation continues after Oakwood Hills woman shot

    OAKWOOD HILLS – The McHenry County State's Attorney's Office is reviewing a domestic incident in Oakwood Hills after police said a woman was shot in t ...
    March 27, 2017 - 5:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake RadioShack among 200 closing in country

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 200 RadioShack stores are closing, including the one in Crystal Lake. On Mo ...
    March 27, 2017 - 5:42 pm
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary cities must end

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against "sanctuary cities," which shelter people living in the country illegally by ...
    March 27, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Giuseppe Veneziano, candidate for District 156 School Board

    Name: Giuseppe VenezianoAge: 42Town: McHenryOffice sought: School Board District 1561. What skills, ...
    March 27, 2017 - 11:45 am
  • AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76 billion

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will ...
    March 27, 2017 - 10:31 am
  • Blaming conservatives for failed health law, Trump signals new openness to Dems

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barac ...
    March 27, 2017 - 1:12 am
  • Ripples from U.S. nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

    OAK HARBOR, Ohio – Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant’s cooling tower, which soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized ...
    March 27, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • PHOTOS: Pictures of the Week

    Northwest Herald photographers and editors chose some of their favorite photos from the past week. ...
    March 27, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera

    BAIDOA, Somalia – An emaciated woman writhes on her hospital bed, weakly waving her bony hand to create a current of air.
    March 27, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • Settler leader: Population growth is end of 2-state solution

    JERUSALEM – The number of Israeli settlers living in the West Bank has soared by nearly one-quarter over the past five years to over 420,000 people, a ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • Nationwide protests bring thousands to Russia's streets

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nation ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Merkel party wins state vote as election year starts

    BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party easily won an election in Germany’s western Saarland state on Sunday, an unexpectedly strong pe ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Neighbors Food Pantry of Wonder Lake organizes fundraiser in honor of 98-year-old volunteer

    WONDER LAKE – Virginia Hartung is about to turn 98 years old, and she wants to help her community as much as she can.
    March 27, 2017 - 12:55 am
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