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  • Detour: Overnight Randall Road patching continues

    • RANDALL ROAD: Patching work is ongoing on Randall Road between Harnish Drive and Alexandra Boulevard. Most of it will be done at night to minimize t ...
    NEW: Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Election season begins in full Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Election season will be in full swing Tuesday, when candidates for all local governmental bodies can begin to collect signatures for ca ...
    NEW: Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • D-158 acting cautiously with new budget

    HUNTLEY – With a governor’s race and state funding still in limbo, District 158 will again act conservatively as it rolls out the new $88.57 million s ...
    NEW: Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Huntley continues Sun City taxi service through 2014

    HUNTLEY – Seniors in Sun City Huntley who use the village’s temporary taxi service will pay $2 more in fares on Oct. 1.
    NEW: Sept. 20, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Calif. fire hit with record amount of retardant

    PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are dropping record-breaking amounts of retardants on a massive Northern California wildfire that is burning e ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Residents get home as Pa. shooter search goes on

    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities continue to search the area where the man suspected in last week's deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania State Police bar ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishop

    Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • Quinn: No pension 'plan B' before court ruling

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois' pension crisis despite urgent fina ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:50 am
  • A member of the Jesse White Tumbling team killed

    CHICAGO (AP) — A teenager shot to death as he walked along a North Side Chicago street was identified Friday as a member of the Jesse White Tumbling T ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 7:48 am
  • Crystal Lake Central beats Crystal Lake South, 7-3.

    The high school foorball game between Crystal Lake Central and Crystal Lake South Friday in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake Central won, 7-3.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Huntley defeats Hampshire, 56-15

    Huntley played Hampshire during their homecoming game Friday, September, 19, 2014. ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Twitter parody plays differently in middle America

    CHICAGO – Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • French military strikes over against Islamic State in Iraq begin

    PARIS – France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    NEW YORK – Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors see ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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