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  • Illinois' Dick Durbin gets a shot at political redemption

    WASHINGTON – For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of I ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District releases brochure of fall programs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The fall brochure including all Crystal Lake Park District’s fall programs and events has been mailed out to residents.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Detour: Route 31 access to Centegra – McHenry is closed this week

    • CHARLES MILLER ROAD: Medical Center Drive, the Route 31 entrance to Centegra Hospital – McHenry, is closed for concrete paving. Southbound Route 31 ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Fox Lake to host spaghetti dinner, 5K race

    FOX LAKE – The Fox Lake community is celebrating the village and raising money for a breast cancer foundation with an upcoming all-you-can-eat spaghet ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Belgium lays to rest heroine who saved countless GI lives

    BASTOGNE, Belgium – A Congo-born nurse was laid to rest in a quiet corner of Belgium on Saturday, surrounded by emissaries from the King and the Unite ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Gulf Coast marks Katrina's fury, celebrates rebirth

    NEW ORLEANS – As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tiss ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • More ID, bag checks on Europe's trains after foiled attack

    PARIS – European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed t ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Ridin' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP

    MINNEAPOLIS – The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper.Joe Biden may be consider ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Awards recognize Illinois students with big ideas

    URBANA – The University of Illinois is looking for high school students who are putting innovative ideas into action.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Authorities say carbon monoxide is cause of death of 2

    DES PLAINES – Authorities said carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death of two men found inside a suburban Chicago town house. The Cook County ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that h ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • 1 cited after Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK –A Woodstock woman was issued a citation after a rear-end crash Saturday morning, police said.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Officials say house fire that killed 2 in Chicago suspicious

    CHICAGO – Chicago Fire Department officials said a blaze that engulfed a home in minutes and killed two men is suspicious.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • 1 transported after Fox Lake area crash

    One person was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons after a two-vehicle crash Saturday in the Lake County Fox Lake area, police said.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Chicago police kill man they say tried to run over officers

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers have shot and killed a man who they said tried to run them over while fleeing the scene of a shooting. A statement r ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
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