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  • Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner of West Alg ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Woodstock community weighs in on possible school consolidation in District 200

    WOODSTOCK – Concerned taxpayers and Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 board members and parents gathered Tuesday for a community forum to d ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Education secretary pick DeVos defends school options when public schools are failing

    WASHINGTON – Education secretary pick Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that American parents must be able to send their children to high-quality schools, incl ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Obama shortens Manning's term, grants clemency to hundreds

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of le ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:36 pm
  • Nearly 50 House Democrats vow to boycott Trump inauguration

    WASHINGTON – The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to about 50 on Tuesday in a protest of ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect blames 'mind control,' IS ties

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimac ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:12 pm
  • Rauner recommends Vallas for Chicago State trustees chairman

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Tuesday that he wants former political rival and veteran school administrator Paul Vallas to be chairman of Chicago S ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:12 pm
  • Maine governor offers John Lewis an erroneous history lesson

    AUGUSTA, Maine – Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday offered an erroneous history lesson about racial segregation to a black Georgia congressman wh ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:31 pm
  • Man shot by Crystal Lake police officer faces prison after admitting to assault, burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A man shot by police in 2015 after prosecutors said he lunged at a Crystal Lake officer faces prison time after he admitted to assault and ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Mariano's announces plan for new store at Sears site in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodbye, Sears; hello, Mariano’s.City leaders announced Tuesday afternoon that the Ch ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, more than 100 dead

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • 18 million people will lose their health insurance in one year if Obamacare is killed and not replaced, CBO says

    WASHINGTON – Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle mu ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump

    NEW YORK – As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young b ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Markets cheer, EU wary as UK Prime Minister Theresa May signals 'clean Brexit'

    LONDON – Britain's future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It's so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:53 pm
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