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  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 5; GOP debate field set

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    NEW: Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Developer aims for fall groundbreaking for Lake in the Hills apartment complex

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The developer who successfully petitioned to build a 39-unit apartment complex in the village is aiming to break ground in the fal ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County communities participate in National Night Out

    HUNTLEY – Police officer Megan Racila cringed a little every time she hit the ball.The sprints aroun ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois Senate approves plan to spend $5B in federal funds

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers approved a plan Tuesday to direct almost $5 billion in federal funds to social service agencies after one advocate de ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Cary officials: Pedcor apartment complex must file variance request for lot coverage to proceed with project

    CARY – After a contentious consideration process, a post-approval issue has surfaced for the Pedcor apartment project, village officials said Tuesday.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out

    CLEVELAND – Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party’s leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Milwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21M

    MADISON, Wis. – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a se ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Rakow Road crash on Lake in the Hills-Crystal Lake border sends 1 to hospital

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Emergency crews cleared the area of Rakow Road and Pyott Road on the border of Lake in the Hills and Crystal Lake after a crash ne ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M

    WASHINGTON – About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their t ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • State workers' suit against Duckworth spills into Senate bid

    JONESBORO – A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman’s bid to unseat first-ter ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015

    SAN ANTONIO – In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish thems ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spot

    MIDDLETOWN, Calif. – A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater la ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich asks full court to hear appeal

    CHICAGO – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday asked a full federal appeals court to rehear his case, hoping it will overturn more of his 1 ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Schock spends campaign funds after departure

    PEORIA – A new financial report from former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's political action committee shows campaign money has been spent since he left Cong ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Bland’s family sues state trooper, wants answers

    HOUSTON – The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death la ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
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