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  • Judge to decide ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI case

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine the fate of a former Prairie Grove police officer facing DUI charges after he allegedly crashed his ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Dream Riders gives 99-year-old man horseback riding lesson

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fred Etheridge hadn’t ridden a horse in about 85 years. However, the 99-year-old Crystal Lake resident got another opportunity to go ho ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Police: 3-year-old fatally shoots self in Chicago suburb

    WAUKEGAN – Authorities said the gunshot that killed a 3-year-old suburban Chicago boy was self-inflicted.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Thailand’s king, world’s longest-reigning monarch, dies

    BANGKOK – King Bhumibol Adulyadej, revered in Thailand as a demigod, a humble father figure and an anchor of stability through decades of upheaval at ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Nigeria says 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls freed in swap

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago were freed Thursday in a swap for detained l ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • New Jersey Transit tops list of accidents, safety fines

    The railroad whose rush-hour train slammed into a New Jersey station last month, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 people, has had more accid ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner condemns sexual assault, but stays mum on Donald Trump

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner condemned sexual assault "in the strongest possible way" on Thursday in light of several women's allegations that Dona ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • 6 behind the scenes photos at ScaryTown Scream Park

    Behind the scenes at ScaryTown Scream Park in Harvard ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Email: Hillary Clinton campaign tried to move back Illinois primary

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton's campaign tried to move the Illinois presidential primary to a later date, believing it might stop momentum for a modera ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Berg: Property taxes force Illinoisans to move out of their homes

    Pardess Mitchell is watching her community crumble.She and her husband have lived in Lake County for ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Endorsements: McHenry County Board District 5: Michael Skala and Alex Wimmer

    Four people, including one incumbent, are running for two seats to represent District 5 on the McHenry County Board.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Endorsement: McHenry County Board District 6: James Kearns, Mary McCann

    Four candidates are running to fill two open seats representing McHenry County Board District 6. Republican incumbent Mary McCann is joined on the bal ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Developer seeks approval for housing complex in unincorporated Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A public hearing about a proposed housing development in unincorporated Huntley continued Wednesday, with residents voicing concern about a ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Wells Fargo CEO is out as bank grapples with sales scandal

    NEW YORK – Wells Fargo's embattled CEO John Stumpf is stepping down as the nation's second-largest bank is roiled by a scandal over its sales practice ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Melodie Gliniewicz's lawyers argue charges are too vague

    WAUKEGAN – An attorney said he will argue that the charges filed against the widow of a discredited Fox Lake police officer are so vague that they are ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:23 am
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