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  • McHenry County College seeking literacy volunteers for tutoring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College's Adult Education Department is looking for volunteers to tutor adult students in various subjects, according to ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • MCC's Voices wins 3rd in national literary magazine competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The student magazine at McHenry County College won third place in a national literary magazine competition, the college announced this ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Police find Crystal Lake teen missing since August in Oklahoma

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A missing 16-year-old from Crystal Lake is being reunited with her family after police found her in Tulsa, Oklahoma, more than a month ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Survey: U.S. businesses added jobs in September at solid pace

    WASHINGTON – Buoyed by strong consumer spending and steady home sales, U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in September, according to a priva ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Man injured after crashing into Harvard cornfield

    HARVARD – A 44-year-old Harvard man suffered minor injuries Wednesday after he drove into a cornfield in Harvard, a fire official said.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • 10 Things To Know For Sept. 30; U.S. military aims to keep troops in Afghanistan past 2016

    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • U.S. intel official not optimistic about cyber deal with China

    WASHINGTON – The nation's top intelligence official said Tuesday that he's not optimistic that an agreement the U.S. recently struck with China will e ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • In year of diplomatic triumphs, Obama still dogged by Syria

    NEW YORK – In a year of diplomatic breakthroughs, President Barack Obama can't escape the shadow of Syria's intractable crisis.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Soul-searching in House as McCarthy tries to lock up top job

    WASHINGTON – Stunned and divided, House Republicans sought a way forward Tuesday as Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy pledged to bring them together afte ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Facing Congress, Planned Parenthood chief rebuts videos

    WASHINGTON – The head of Planned Parenthood defended the women's health organization Tuesday before a Republican-run Congress bent on slashing its fed ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite U.S. airstrikes

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A day after a strategic northern city fell to the Taliban, the insurgents fanned out in full force Tuesday, closing roads, throwi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • Obama says fight against Islamic State group will take time

    UNITED NATIONS – President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged all possible tools – military, intelligence and economic – to defeat the Islamic State grou ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • Hunter finds 260 marijuana plants growing at Illinois park

    PROPHETSTOWN – Police in western Illinois said a hunter who was scouting land ahead of deer season found 260 marijuana plants illegally growing at Big ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • Budget director: Chicago to go over budget on police OT

    CHICAGO – Chicago's budget director says the city is on track to pay $100 million in police overtime this year, which is $30 million over budget.CHICA ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • U of Illinois finds bird that escaped from clinic handler

    URBANA – An American kestrel that the University of Illinois used as an educational bird of prey has been found after escaping last week.URBANA – An A ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
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