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  • Illinois House likely to vote today on graduated income tax

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Democrats who want the state to tax millionaires at higher rates plan to take up a measure that would ultimately let vote ...
    NEW: May 3, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq

    STUTTGART, Germany – Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq.
    NEW: May 3, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Coroner IDs McHenry man killed, wife injured in Route 120 crash

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Coroner's Office has identified the 35-year-old McHenry man who died Monday after a single-vehicle crash on Route 120.
    NEW: May 3, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 3; Ted Cruz seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 3, 2016 - 6:18 am
  • Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A spiraling Puerto Rico debt crisis reached a new milestone as the island missed nearly $370 million on a bond payment Monday ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Prince's siblings appear in probate court in 1st hearing on estate

    CHASKA, Minn. – Five of Prince’s six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be wo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Cheering Cubans greet first cruise ship from U.S. in decades

    HAVANA – Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, the first passengers to cruise from the U.S. to Cuba in nearly 40 years streamed Monday into a cro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Cruz fights for survival as Trump eyes Indiana knockout

    OSCEOLA, Ind. – Ted Cruz’s conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Field of Honor displays in Algonquin, Cary to honor fallen military members

    ALGONQUIN – The Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois will continue its tradition of honoring members of the military who died in Iraq and A ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Stiemke: More than $77K raised at McHenry County Human Race

    The sixth annual McHenry County Human Race on April 24 was a great example of how individuals in this county care for one another.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Illinois Tollway to host open house on I-90 construction project

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The Illinois Tollway will host public open house meetings in May to provide information about construction scheduled in 2016, includ ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • McHenry County financial planners stress saving early, often for retirement

    McHenry County financial planners can agree on one thing when it comes to thinking about planning for retirement: Save early and often.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Donald Trump far behind in preparing for general election

    WASHINGTON – The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump so far has ignored vital preparations needed for a quick an ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • McHenry County men arrested after selling cocaine in Lake in the Hills bar, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Four McHenry County men are facing felony drug charges after a joint police investigation found the men were selling narcotics out ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • 35-year-old McHenry man dead, another injured in Route 120 crash

    McHENRY – A man and a woman were airlifted to the hospital in critical condition Monday after a one-car crash on Route 120, a police official said.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:33 am
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