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  • Driver taken to hospital after Richmond rollover crash

    RICHMOND – A man was taken to an area hospital early Monday after a rollover crash that kept authorities on scene for nearly three hours, fire officia ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, a ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer

    CLEVELAND – A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers resp ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Health care M&A leads global deal surge

    In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.Large drugmakers are buying an ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    WASHINGTON – A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the u ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Damage worse than thought in Japanese earthquake

    TOKYO – The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Church members each get $500 to do good for world

    CHICAGO – On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to every ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • After long wait, community radio stations changing McHenry County media

    A rare opportunity with the federal government has slowly diversified the media landscape in McHenry County during the past year with homegrown conten ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • On the Record With: Woodstock man selling Thanksgiving turkeys for Salvation Army

    For the past several years, Tom Dougherty has spent the days leading up to Thanksgiving cooking turkey – a lot of turkey.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Judge denies bid to halt Illinois fracking rules

    ST. LOUIS – A judge in southwestern Illinois has denied a bid by a landowners group to suspend the state’s new rules for high-volume oil and gas drill ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County road conditions hazardous with snow, falling temperatures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Snowy and slippery roads are sending drivers into ditches, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office said ahead of the Monday afternoon commu ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Corrections

    The article “Special prosecutors chosen” on page A3 of the Sunday, Nov. 23, Northwest Herald requires a correction. A headline accompanying the articl ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbi ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Charges filed against man in accidental shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say charges have been filed against a 25-year-old man in Friday night's fatal shooting in the city's Hyde Park neighborh ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Obama defends moves on immigration

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday dismissed Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:51 am
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