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  • Clarification

    A story on page A3 of the Wednesday, Jan. 28, edition did not list the total cost of a software contract the McHenry County Board is considering termi ...
    NEW: Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Fox River Grove officials discuss TIF expansion

    FOX RIVER GROVE – As part of an agreement with a potential developer, municipal officials on Wednesday explained the mechanics of potentially expandin ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Illinois video gambling tax revenue more than doubles

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois and local governments saw tax revenue from video gambling more than double last year.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Boston, buried by 2 feet of snow, digs out from blizzard

    BOSTON – Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after a blizzard buried a swath of New ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Harvard man found guilty of predatory sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 37-year-old Harvard man faces 15 to 67 years in prison after he was found guilty on Wednesday of predatory sexual assault and aggravated ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Nippersink Creek restoration work to address flooding, invasive species

    RINGWOOD – Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream's banks cut straight down to its bed.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • Lakewood updates village website to be more accessible

    LAKEWOOD – The village of Lakewood rolled out a new website Tuesday.The goal of the redesign is to p ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • McHenry Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer charged with child pornography

    McHENRY – A Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer is facing child porn charges after a months-long investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    UPDATED: Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Oakwood Hills closed-door meeting prompts Open Meetings Act reform bill

    A state representative incensed over the Oakwood Hills Village Board’s likely illegal meeting over a controversial power plant proposal is trying agai ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch defends Obama immigration changes

    Correction: An earlier version of this story's headline misspelled Loretta Lynch's last name. WASHIN ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:39 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner among nation's top donors in 2014 elections

    CHICAGO — A new study says multimillionaire Bruce Rauner was among the largest donors to political campaigns in the U.S. in last fall's election.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Illinois marijuana market could reach $36M in 2016, report says

    CHICAGO — Patients aren't the only ones disappointed by delays in the Illinois medical marijuana program. A newly released report says investors are w ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave in Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. — Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and seemingly crawled back from the dead.Earlier ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Wells Fargo Bank vows to reopen San Francisco museum after gold stolen

    SAN FRANCISCO — Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Denver teen's friend disputes police account of 17-year-old's death

    DENVER — A passenger who was in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police has disputed authorities' account of her death, say ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:44 am
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