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  • ConAgra cuts 1,500 jobs; moving HQ from Omaha to Chicago

    OMAHA, Neb. – ConAgra will cut about 1,500 jobs, or approximately 30 percent of its global, office-based workforce, and move its headquarters to Chica ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 8:40 am
  • Video: McHenry District 156 teachers strike over contract dispute

    In this short video from Thursday morning, McHenry School District 156 teachers begin their strike o ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Woodstock apartment fire displaces resident, causes $20,000 in damage

    WOODSTOCK – One person was displaced after a bathroom exhaust fan caught fire in a Woodstock apartment late Wednesday night, a fire official said.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 1; Europe, US split over talks to end Syrian war

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 6:05 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District to offer more Sip and Paint programs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A slew of painting parties are lined up for this fall.The Crystal Lake Park District ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • McHenry County legislators coming to McHenry for Clean Energy Forum

    McHENRY – Several state legislators will attend a Clean Energy Forum on Thursday in McHenry.State Re ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Investigation: Secret Service tried to discredit U.S. lawmaker

    WASHINGTON – Scores of U.S. Secret Service employees improperly accessed the decade-old, unsuccessful job application of a congressman who was investi ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Police: Officer killed in mall shooting; suspect charged

    FOREST ACRES, S.C. – Police Officer Gregory Alia had welcomed a baby son into the world just months before a man with a stolen gun killed the policema ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • South Dakota high school principal shot, wounded; students safe

    HARRISBURG, S.D. – A shooting at a South Dakota high school that left the principal with a minor injury may have turned out far worse if not for staff ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Illinois home day care workers seek repayment of union dues

    ST. LOUIS – Home day care workers in Illinois are seeking a refund of millions of dollars in past payments in a federal lawsuit recently filed in the ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Oklahoma sheriff indicted, plans to resign

    TULSA, Okla. – An Oklahoma sheriff quickly decided to resign Wednesday after being indicted by a grand jury that investigated his office following the ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

    McALESTER, Okla. – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin postponed at the last minute Wednesday the execution of an inmate who claims he's innocent, after prison ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Russia begins airstrikes in Syria, but West disputes targets

    MOSCOW – Russia launched airstrikes Wednesday in Syria, sharply escalating Moscow’s role in the conflict but also raising questions about whether its ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • States competing for data centers extend $1.5B in tax breaks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense agai ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Indiana House majority leader resigns after apologetic text

    INDIANAPOLIS – A ranking lawmaker who abruptly resigned from the Indiana House says he made "mistakes" that he needs to remedy with his family, a week ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:05 am
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