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  • Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Marengo police reports for Feb. 5, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Checking Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured int ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Julian Assange claims total vindication with UN panel ruling

    LONDON – A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British autho ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • U.S. added just 151k jobs in January; unemployment rate at 4.9 percent

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pa ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 5; Superbowl advertisers sticking to classics

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:26 am
  • Officials warned of water, Legionnaires' link

    LANSING, Mich. – High-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires’ disease potentially linke ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Police: 6 found dead in Chicago home

    CHICAGO – Chicago police on Thursday found the bodies of four men, one woman and a child inside a home on the city’s South Side in what police said wa ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off face to face

    DURHAM, N.H. – Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an “artfu ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Cary Park District preschool registration open to residents

    CARY – Resident registration is in progress and nonresident registration will open Monday for the Cary Park District’s preschool program.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • La Grange man taken to hospital after crash in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 27-year-old La Grange man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries Thursday after a one-vehicle crash near Routes 14 and 23 in Harvar ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Four people transported from two-vehicle crash near Union

    UNION – Four people were taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock with injuries that were not life-threatening after a two-vehicle crash Thursday near U ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • McHenry County employers skip social media screenings on potential hires

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College Director of Recruitment and Staffing Sandra Hess Moll has more than one reason to make sure her staff is not loo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • 66th House District candidates make their pitches to voters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four Republican candidates took the stage Thursday night at McHenry County College to explain why voters should elect them to succeed M ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost 800 new stun guns will ensure that every police officer will have access to ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:20 pm
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