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  • U.S. home construction fell 9 percent in September

    WASHINGTON – Homebuilders pulled back on construction for a second straight month in September, with a plunge in apartments offsetting gains in single ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Sullivan: Not voting is not an option

    Many citizens feel voting won’t make a difference. In 2008, our presidential election had the highest U.S. turnout since the 1968 elections, and yet m ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Huntley police investigate death in Sun City neighborhood

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police are investigating a death that occurred Tuesday morning in Sun City Huntley, Deputy Police Chief Mike Klunk said.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Woodstock City Council OKs $32,000 purchase of police body cameras

    WOODSTOCK – City police officers soon will add body cameras to their uniforms in a move intended to increase transparency and add a layer of support f ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Car crashes into Cary Starbucks about two weeks after its opening

    CARY – About two weeks after it opened, Cary’s first Starbucks was damaged after a car drove into it, Cary Deputy Police Chief Jim Fillmore said.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Trial begins for Lake in the Hills man accused of assaulting 61-year-old roommate

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a woman living with James Price told him she would say she fell down on the way to the hospital after he physically and s ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • 6th Congressional District candidates Peter Roskam, Amanda Howland differ along party lines

    Sixth Congressional District Republican incumbent Peter Roskam and Democratic challenger Amanda Howland are split for the most part along party lines ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin holds appreciation event for first responders

    ALGONQUIN – Sirens blared Tuesday in the parking lot at St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin.In t ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • $4 a month? Social Security recipients to get tiny increase

    WASHINGTON – Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent increase in monthly benefits next year, the fifth year ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • In Mosul, residents report new terrors as Iraqi forces near

    BAGHDAD – On the eerily quiet streets of Mosul, fighters from the Islamic State group are killing suspected spies, blocking roads and planting bombs a ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • 'Stop whining,' Obama tells Trump, chiding for fraud talk

    WASHINGTON – "Stop whining," President Barack Obama rebuked Donald Trump on Tuesday, speaking out as seldom before on next month's election and chidin ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois agency: YouTube glitch behind training video porn

    SPRINGFIELD – At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency's training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County resident hosts parties, fundraisers in Cubs man cave

    Hidden in McHenry County, Stewart McVicar turned his basement into the ultimate Chicago Cubs lair.“I ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • High School Football Podcast: Week 9 game-by-game breakdown and picks

    We've made it to the final week of the regular season in McHenry County high school football. In this week's podcast, Northwest Herald sports reporter ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • PHOTOS: St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin holds appreciation event for first responders

    St. John's hosted law enforcement and fire officials from surrounding towns to show their appreciation for them, and also teach students about them Tu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 3:54 pm
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