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  • Brink Street in Crystal Lake work may cause street light outages Friday night

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Some downtown street lights may temporarily go out Friday night as wires are moved to a temporary location.
    June 26, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Lake in the Hills Parks, Recreation Department plans senior trips

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s Parks and Recreation Department is planning a few summer senior trips. A 60-minute guided tour of Acquaviva Winery w ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Woodstock police sergeant graduates from Northwestern command program

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police Sgt. Daniel Wesolek graduated from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s 10-week Staff and Command progr ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Harvard Junior High School gets $19,000 donation in band instruments

    HARVARD – More students will be able to play in Harvard Junior High School’s bands this year thanks to a donation of 12 musical instruments worth more ...
    June 26, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Zoning matters approved for proposed Lake in the Hills apartment complex

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A proposed 39-unit apartment complex for Lake in the Hills edged closer to fruition Thursday after the Village Board directed staf ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias

    WASHINGTON – A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Islamic State militants attack 2 cities in northern Syria

    BEIRUT – After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of n ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • House completes Obama's trade items as Pacific pact looms

    WASHINGTON – The Republican-led Congress rounded out President Barack Obama's trade package Thursday, overwhelmingly passing a worker training program ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Watchdog blames IRS incompetence for lost tea party emails

    WASHINGTON – Investigators are blaming two IRS workers at a computer center in West Virginia for erasing thousands of emails related to the tax agency ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Hundreds attend 1st funerals for church shooting victims

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – A choir and band launched into one of Ethel Lance's favorite gospel tunes and roused hundreds of mourners from their seats Th ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Illinois residents to keep insurance subsidies after ruling

    CHICAGO – The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul allows thousands of I ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Inmates file suit against Illinois Department of Corrections

    CHICAGO – A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Chicago federal court on behalf of three inmates accuses the Illinois Department of Corrections of routinely us ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Sentencing delayed for daughter of Obama’s ex-minister

    SPRINGFIELD – Sentencing has been postponed for the daughter of President Barack Obama’s former minister for her role in a state-grant fraud scheme.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Flood warnings affect Illinois as more rain crosses state

    PEORIA – The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for several rivers in Illinois as a large rain storm moves across the middle of the st ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:41 pm
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