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  • 8 automakers recall over 12 million vehicles for Takata air bags

    DETROIT – Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.
    May 28, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock man charged with aggravated discharge of firearm

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a man with aggravated discharge of a firearm stemming from a January incident that was determined to be drug ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Woodstock police union, City Council reach new contract agreements

    WOODSTOCK – New contracts for unionized Woodstock Police Department employees have been approved by the city of Woodstock and Fraternal Order of Polic ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Wauconda man charged with marijuana DUI after Volo crash that killed Lake Zurich pedestrian

    VOLO – A 23-year-old Wauconda man is accused of driving under the influence of marijuana in connection with the May 5 death of a woman who was walking ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Hoffman Estates man sentenced for DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin man

    WOODSTOCK – Dale Finucane was planning on booking a family vacation on the evening of Feb. 7, 2015, thinking of the fun, adventure and relaxation he a ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Fox Lake man dies after Lakemoor-area motorcycle crash, police say

    LAKEMOOR –A 67-year-old man involved in a motorcycle crash Thursday in the Lakemoor area has died, a Lakemoor police official said Friday.
    May 27, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's police get first new uniforms in at least 40 years

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s officers are ditching their vintage look. For the first time s ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Rauner vetoes plan to reduce Chicago pension payments

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a plan Friday that would reduce Chicago's payments to its police and fire pension funds for each of the next fi ...
    May 27, 2016 - 7:19 pm
  • State rep. seeks revote on veto override of binding arbitration bill

    SPRINGFIELD – Two days after the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override the governor’s veto of a controversial binding arbitration bill, ...
    May 27, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor

    SANTA FE, N.M. – It was a stunning rebuke – even by Donald Trump's standards – aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Crystal Lake chamber presents awards to area business leaders

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kathryn I. Martens, director of the Crystal Lake Public Library, won the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce’s ATHENA Leadership Award, Pe ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago ...
    May 27, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • U.S. economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from ho ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Huntley police reports for Friday, May 27, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 27, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Reeder: Illinois politicians should butt out of shared economy

    HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – Earlier this month, I went on a week-long business trip through Mississippi and Louisiana, but avoided staying in motels.
    May 27, 2016 - 7:00 am
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