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  • Cary Metra project moving forward after Monday meeting

    CARY – The village's proposed project to enhance Metra facilities took a step forward Monday when village administrators met with Illinois Department ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • McHenry School District 156 teacher strike continues after negotiations Monday yield no deal

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers are back on their picket lines Tuesday as another negotiation session with the school bo ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Buyouts coming at company behind Chicago Tribune, LA Times

    NEW YORK – The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers is offering buyouts to employees.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake attorney selected as McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Crystal Lake attorney Michael E. Coppedge was selected to fill one of two vacancies on the local bench.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Leaders who follow: What presidential candidates' Twitter lists reveal

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jeb Bush follows Donald Trump on Twitter but that's a one-way street: Trump mainly follows people with a connection to himself. Te ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Richmond man admits to fracturing infant daughter's legs, rib

    WOODSTOCK – A Richmond man admitted Monday to fracturing his daughter’s legs and ribs, although he maintains the injuries were the result of an accide ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Hillary Clinton: Benghazi committee exploiting Americans' deaths

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday lashed out at the special House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, calling i ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Investigation continues into death of man found behind 3 Stars Pizza in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police and the McHenry County Coroner's office continue to investigate the death of a man found behind 3 Stars Pizza on Sunday, ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • Free leaf collection available to Algonquin residents

    ALGONQUIN — Free leaf collection by Groot will continue through December 15 for Algonquin residents.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Ted Cruz says allowing Syrian refugees into U.S. is 'crazy'

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz says the Obama administration's plan to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees is "nothing ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Police: McHenry man shot to death in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Chicago police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old McHenry man. Hector ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • How surging U.S. student debt is affecting borrowers' lives

    WASHINGTON – America's $1.2 trillion in student debt is having consequences in far-reaching ways.Col ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Healthy air, healthy family

    Clean indoor air smells better, and is better for health. According to the World Health Organization, “There is strong evidence that exposure to hous ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Island Lake man injured in motorcycle crash near Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – McHenry County Sheriff's police are investigating a motorcycle crash near Prairie Grove that sent a 47-year-old Island Lake man to an ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Hillary Clinton pushing new gun controls after Oregon shooting

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening back ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:13 am
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