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  • St. Charles Mayor suspends Filling Station late night permit from Dec. 1-Jan. 1

    ST. CHARLES – The Filling Station Pub and Grill will have its liquor license suspended for three straight days and its 2 a.m. late night permit on hol ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District's Racket Club offers pickleball

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pickleball has joined the offerings at the Racket Club.The Crystal Lake Park District ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Cooking classes in Crystal Lake to focus on appetizers, essentials

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hands-on cooking class is planned just in time for the holidays. The Crystal Lake P ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Santa’s Workshop in Crystal Lake to include crafts, games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children will get a sneak peek into Santa’s Workshop this December. Children ages 3 a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Thanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow

    MINEOLA, N.Y. – One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as tr ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Calorie counts to appear with many prepared foods

    WASHINGTON – Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad ba ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

    PITTSBURGH – Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police off ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy

    CHICAGO – Taking on the hecklers who’ve been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebutt ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson ‘tussle’

    FERGUSON, Missouri – Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson officer Darren Wilson testified that they were f ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District Equestrian-geared improvements move forward

    WOODSTOCK – Horseback riders could be traversing the multiuse trail at Brookdale Conservation Area outside Woodstock as early as June.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Lindenhurst man killed in Route 120 crash near Volo

    VOLO – A Lindenhurst man died Tuesday in a five-vehicle crash along Route 120, the Lake County Coroner's Office said.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Crystal Lake man rejoins workforce after 2 years without seizures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ben Lukas has never been so happy to have a minimum-wage job.On Aug. 18, 2009, he had ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 taxpayers will likely see the taxes they pay to the district rise next year.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Illinois man pleads guilty in McLean County child porn case

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) — A central Illinois man is facing more than 100 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography and sex offender registra ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:28 pm
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