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  • Fairdale victim to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery

    FAIRDALE – Jackie Klosa, one of two women who died in the tornado that struck Fairdale on April 9, will be laid to rest Aug. 17 next to her husband at ...
    NEW: July 5, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Fire damages two homes; firefighter treated for minor injuries

    VOLO – A firefighter was taken to the hospital and another was treated for heat exhaustion after a fire Saturday night in Volo.
    July 5, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love wi ...
    July 5, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • 320-acre wildfire threatens homes in Northern California

    VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that has burned more than 320 acres is threatening homes in a Northern California city.
    July 5, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

    CALAIS, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man celebrating the Fourth of July died when he tried to launch a firework off the top of his head.
    July 5, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed ...
    July 5, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • MCCD's Extreme Expedition event to take teens hiking, canoeing in Cary

    CARY – Bike rides, hikes and canoe trips soon will take teenagers across McHenry County.The McHenry ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer photography certificate

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Photo enthusiasts can turn their hobby into a profession with the help of McHenry County College’s continuing education department’s ne ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Registration open for McHenry County College youth soccer camps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is underway for McHenry County College’s newest youth camps.The college’ ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Pottery sale to raise money for McHenry County College art scholarships

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A sale of pottery – created and donated by a local potter and glazed and fired by McHenry County College students – is being held to su ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Fox River Grove Memorial Library offers program to prevent 'summer slide'

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Memorial Library is offering a program to help area students prevent summer learning loss.
    July 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Rockin' Ribfest needs more volunteers

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills’ annual Rockin’ Ribfest needs more volunteers to help with this year’s 10th anniversary event after a somewhat t ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155's pool agreement falls through

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The LifeTime Fitness corporate office won’t be signing off on an agreement that would have given Community High School District 155 swi ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • People celebrate Fourth of July at Crystal Lake Lakeside Festival, Main Beach

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parades, firework shows and festivals took place throughout McHenry County during Fourth of July weekend, and some people tried to see ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Analysts: Greek government’s post-referendum future unsure

    ATHENS, Greece – Whether Greeks decide in Sunday’s referendum to accept their lenders’ bailout deal or reject it, the government’s hold on power may b ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:23 pm
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