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  • Family mourns loss of Marine veteran Loren Abdalla, will continue fight to award him the Medal of Honor

    FOX LAKE – The battle to get a Marine veteran a Medal of Honor his family claims was denied him because of his Native American heritage will go on wit ...
    NEW: Dec. 6, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • Oliver: Now’s the time to recall winter-driving tricks

    The first big snowfall of the season usually is a welcome one. After all, all that white stuff on the ground is downright picturesque.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • University of Illinois says no to sanctuary status for immigrants

    URBANA – The president of the University of Illinois says its three campuses cannot legally serve as sanctuaries for immigrant students illegally livi ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Bates: McHenry chamber celebrates veterans, announces board of directors

    Veterans Day has come and gone. Having family from the Revolutionary War and onward who have served this country, Veterans Day has great significance ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • President-elect Donald Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control'

    NEW YORK – Six weeks from taking office, Donald Trump says he wants the government to cut some costs by canceling its order for a new Air Force One, t ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Officials: Potential for violence from fake news troubling

    WASHINGTON – The bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referencing Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of references to pizza parties. It ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Trending story that Hillary Clinton won just 57 counties is false. She won 487 counties.

    NEW YORK – A trending story that claims Hillary Clinton won a total of 57 counties in the presidential election is untrue.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Algonquin police reports for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 6:44 am
  • Drug price increases put sex beyond reach for some

    TRENTON, N.J. – Imagine not being able to afford one of life’s great pleasures – sex.That’s true for ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Trump signals tougher American policy toward China

    WASHINGTON – Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from b ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leade ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Trump won't say what he'll do about Dakota Access oil pipeline

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Industry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a "top priori ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Colleagues paint caustic portrait of Oakland artist colony founder

    SAN FRANCISCO – The founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists’ colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Crystal Lake-based supply drive collecting donations for oil pipeline protesters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Local businesses are collecting donations to benefit protesters at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. The supply drive, ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Haley's Holidays to benefit pediatric cancer victims Saturday

    CARY – McHenry County residents can celebrate the holiday season while donating to pediatric cancer victims by attending the second annual Haley’s Hol ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
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