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  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill sparing 2 nuclear plants

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner approved a plan Wednesday that will provide billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unpr ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Donald Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he's primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetori ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack: Crowd honors 'gift of freedom' from servicemen

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – Thousands of people observed a moment of silence before fighter jets streaked across the sky during a ceremony Wednesday at Pea ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Innovation or monopoly? Panel looks at ATT-Time Warner deal

    WASHINGTON – Senators questioning the logic of a proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner turned their focus to the nickels and dimes of the issue ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Charleston church shooting survivor recalls loud noise, then darkness

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – A survivor of last year's massacre at a black South Carolina church testified Wednesday that her Bible study group had just closed ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Bates: McHenry chamber celebrates veterans, announces board of directors

    Veterans Day has come and gone. Having family from the Revolutionary War and onward who have served this country, Veterans Day has great significance ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Huntley High School senior uses Eagle Scout project to give back to former school

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Huntley High School senior Brady Cairns started his Eagle Scout project, he decided he wanted to give back to one of his form ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • McHenry County Housing Authority offers funds for families in need of utility bill assistance

    WOODSTOCK – Low-income families are able to apply for funds to help pay their utility bills for keeping their homes heated.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Former McHenry County judge, lawyer Thomas Schermerhorn dies

    WOODSTOCK – Former McHenry County judge and lawyer Thomas Schermerhorn is remembered as a passionate judge and a hard worker.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Cary woman: 'I just want my dog back, I don’t care about the car'

    CARY – Police are seeking the public’s help as they search for a gray 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara stolen with a dog still inside in front of the Jewel-Os ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Cary appoints interim village administrator, OKs municipal consultant

    CARY – Cary Assistant Village Administrator Jake Rife will be filling in as interim village administrator after Chris Clark’s last day on the job Frid ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • McHenry County Board committee recommends sweeping changes to structure

    WOODSTOCK – An ad-hoc committee convened by new McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks recommended the largest overhaul to the way the board operat ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Former McHenry County State's Attorney Lou Bianchi reflects on lengthy career

    WOODSTOCK – Lou Bianchi didn’t spend his last day as McHenry County state’s attorney in his courthouse office.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • 25 Days of Christmas Cookies

    Check out these recipes for your best Christmas cookies yet ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is Trump's pick for ambassador to China

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the incoming Trump administration's pick for ambassador to China, has long promoted his state's abundant ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 1:14 pm
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