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  • Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

    WICHITA, Kan. – The recent plunge in fuel prices have been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Abe ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

    TOKYO – Japan’s prime minister said Sunday he was “speechless” after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extre ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine – Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killin ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Students compete in FIRST Tech Challenge robotics event in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Inside the Lundahl Middle School gym Saturday, a different type of competition unfolded on the hardwood.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • MCC trustees split between no tuition increase, lowered increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The tuition McHenry County College students pay next semester may be higher but perhaps not as high as staff originally recommended.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • ‘Deadheads’ ask to camp out during band’s Chicago concerts

    CHICAGO – Fans of the Grateful Dead want a campout-style atmosphere during three 50th anniversary concerts in July at Chicago’s Soldier Field, but whe ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Kerry to visit Nigeria ahead of election

    ZURICH – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's plan to stop in Nigeria for meetings with the two leading candidates in the upcoming presidential electi ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Tens of thousands protest after president resigns in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Tens of thousands of Yemenis marched in protest on Saturday against Shiite rebels who hold the capital, amid a power vacuum in a countr ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

    DAKAR, Senegal – A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leo ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week’s big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Dignitaries head to Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah's death

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to give their condolences following the death of K ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • McHenry police searching for robbery suspect

    McHENRY – Police are looking for a Hispanic man suspected of robbing a McHenry paint store Saturday morning and fleeing on foot with an undisclosed am ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • PHOTOS: 110th annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament

    The junior competition was held on day one at the 110th annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament in Fox River Rove Saturday, January 24, 2015. The tournament ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County communities examine effects of red-light cameras

    FOX RIVER GROVE – When the contract for the red-light camera at Route 22 and 14 comes up for renewal, Trustee Steve Knar wants Fox River Grove to take ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Body found after fire in home near Barrington

    BARRINGTON – Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire near Barrington after a body believed to be the homeowner was found inside.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:08 pm
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