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  • Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

    WASHINGTON – A chaotic scramble is on to fill the top GOP jobs in the House following Speaker John Boehner’s surprise resignation. Now the same conser ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Senate advances stopgap spending bill to avoid shutdown

    WASHINGTON – The Senate on Monday delivered a strong vote of confidence to a bipartisan spending bill that's needed to head off a government shutdown ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Republican front-runner Trump proposes tax cuts for all

    NEW YORK – After weeks of vowing to raise taxes on “hedge fund guys” and high-income earners, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump unveil ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Secretary White: Budget standoff may lead to security issues

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Monday that his office will suspend mailing some reminders to the public because of th ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Ex-House Speaker Hastert lawyers talking possible plea deal

    CHICAGO – A possible plea agreement is being negotiated in the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, attorneys told a judge Mon ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Two hospitalized with minor injuries after crash in Richmond

    RICHMOND – A rush hour crash Monday in Richmond sent two to the hospital with minor injuries, Richmond Fire Lt. Don Raef said.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Man taken to hospital after car collides with parked car in McCullom Lake

    McCULLOM LAKE – One man was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry on Monday after his car collided with a parked car on the 4800 block of McCullom Lake ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County programs in place to help identify those at suicide risk

    Scott Campbell, clinical director at Samaritan Counseling Center of the Northwest Suburbs, said he saw a man in his 50s who was in a crisis walk into ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • NIU student falls to his death

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University officials remained tight-lipped about what happened Saturday night when a 19-year-old student fell to his death ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Home State Bank celebrates 100 years in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home State Bank will mark its 100th anniversary in McHenry County on Tuesday during an event with area Chamber of Commerce members exac ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Help McHenry County PADS win $10,000 in public voting contest

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Residents have until Wednesday to vote in a regional contest that could award $160,000 total to 16 Chicago-area nonprofit organizations ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Woodstock man accused of violating Sex Offender Registration Act

    WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Police Department arrested Jose J. Quintero, 26, on Saturday for a violation of the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act, ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Local oversight board formed for Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone

    Officials from both Harvard and Woodstock recently appointed board representatives who will oversee a new enterprise zone meant to draw developers int ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Lakewood takes next step with Turnberry Lakes replacement SSA

    LAKEWOOD – The clock has started for any residents looking to stop the creation of a new special service area to replace Turnberry Lakes' expiring one ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Ex-Algonquin man mentioned inheritance after Cary-area murders, witness testifies

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors Monday continued to piece together evidence to convince a jury that Michael W. Romano shot his father and stepm ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:02 pm
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