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  • Amtrak studying possible Danville-to-Quad Cities route

    DANVILLE – Amtrak is studying potential rail service between Danville and the Quad Cities.The News-G ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Frerichs announces firm will review Treasurer’s office

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs says he’s bringing in a consulting firm to conduct a performance review of how his office handles it ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Illinois pays millions to keep inmates who can’t find homes

    CHICAGO – Illinois spends as much as $25 million a year to keep inmates in prison because they can’t find suitable places to live that meet the terms ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Rauner replaces appointee who helped give job to Quinn aide

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has replaced the leader of an Illinois agency that gave ex-Gov. Pat Quinn’s former campaign manager a $160,000-a-year ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Public hearing scheduled for Fox River Grove TIF expansion

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents will have an opportunity to give their thoughts on a proposed expansion of the downtown tax increment financing district.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Work begins on downtown Huntley property before Visit McHenry County moves in

    HUNTLEY – An Elgin-based construction company recently started interior work to transform an early 1900s hotel in downtown Huntley into the new headqu ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Guilty plea entered in Crystal Lake man's sex abuse case

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man set to stand trial Monday instead pleaded guilty to a sex charge against him.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Man accused of sex crimes after impregnating Marengo teen gets probation

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old man was given two years of probation after he admitted to a sex crime involving a teenager.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Lake in the Hills Police Department switching to propane system for squad vehicles

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's police department is adding propane fuel systems to its 10 Chevy Tahoe squad vehicles.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Judge revokes bond for Harvard man facing charges in alleged drug ring out of bar

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sent a Harvard man with an extensive criminal history back to jail after police said he violated the terms of his p ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Crystal Lake South grad, 20, hit by car at Illinois State University remains on life support

    A 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School remains on life support as of Tuesday morning after being struck by a car Saturday at Illinois State ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Woodstock police investigating gunshots fired in possible gang-related incident

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department is investigating after gunshots were fired through a front window of a residence in an incident believed t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani

    BEIRUT — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group almost entirely out of the Syrian town of Kobani on Mon ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Obama radio ad endorses Rahm Emanuel in Chicago mayoral election

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting some high-profile support in his bid to win a second term as Chicago mayor.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn had medical marijuana recommendations, didn't act, documents show

    CHICAGO – Former Gov. Pat Quinn's aides prepared lists of businesses that were to receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses in Illinois, but he did ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:54 pm
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