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  • Three programs assist McCullom Lake couple with home

    McCULLOM LAKE – As of two months ago, Marcy and Warren Bailey were living in the middle of what can only be described as a manmade sinkhole. Their 800 ...
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • Algonquin bypass slated to open Thursday

    ALGONQUIN – After three years of construction, the long-awaited Algonquin Bypass will open Thursday, weather permitting.
    NEW: Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • Motorist injured after crash in Moraine Hills State Park

    MCHENRY - A female driver was taken Saturday afternoon to Centegra Hospital-McHenry after a crash in Moraine Hills State Park.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Woman found guilty in Joliet double murder

    JOLIET – Bethany McKee was led into Courtroom 407 at 10:45 a.m. Friday.She wore blue jail scrubs wit ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Fans kick off prep football season across McHenry County

    Clad in green and gold, Crystal Lake South fans lined the visitor bleachers at Marian Central High School’s stadium and sat patiently for the opening ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:39 am
  • Johnsburg 5K to support Illinois Special Olympics

    JOHNSBURG – Proceeds from an upcoming 5K run and walk will support the Illinois Special Olympics.Thi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

    WASHINGTON – The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchma ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Russian-backed rebels push west in Ukraine

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on t ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Illinois DNR issues rules on fracking

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that suppo ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Tax forms pose new challenge for HealthCare.gov

    WASHINGTON – The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one co ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Lightning delays Marian Central Vs CLS game

    Marian Central vs. CL South will resume at 4 p.m. on Saturday after lightning canceled the game in the second quarter.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Victim of fatal DUI: 'I hope he finds peace'

    WOODSTOCK – Before Thomas Burleson sat a broken man. That man – Walter J. Depner – killed Burleson’ ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • TC Industries expands in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Grove-based heat-treating services company TC Industries Inc. recently bought a 105,000-square-foot building in Crystal Lake to ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • D-26, teachers union reach tentative deal

    CARY – A tentative three-year contract between District 26 and its teachers union includes inflationary salary increases for teachers and a slightly l ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm
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