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  • Hines Supply caters to professional remodelers and homeowners

    Hines Supply is implementing new strategies to court the professional remodeler while giving homeowners an opportunity to get the best amenities out o ...
    NEW: Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve after Ferguson shooting

    NEW YORK — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bear ...
    NEW: Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Ferguson protests move to retail stores for Thanksgiving, Black Friday

    MANCHESTER, Mo. — Dozens of people interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area late Thursday and early Friday to speak o ...
    NEW: Nov. 28, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Volunteers Work at Community Harvest

    Crystal Lake comes together for annual event to sort 60,000 pounds of food. ...
    NEW: Nov. 28, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Crafts, history lessons included in McHenry County Conservation District programs

    Crafting ornaments and and discovering the basics of snowshoeing are some of the programs lined up at the McHenry County Conservation District this De ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

    VIENNA – Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ebola aid dogged by coordination lags in Guinea

    CONAKRY, Guinea – Eight months into West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, aid efforts in Guinea still suffer from poor coordination, hampering deployments of ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Woman’s body found near northwestern Illinois jail

    MORRISON – A woman was found dead of apparent hypothermia about 30 hours after being released from a northwestern Illinois jail while a snowstorm was ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

    NEW YORK – Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman shuffle starts with organizing session Monday

    WOODSTOCK – Monday’s swearing in of the new McHenry County Board starts a monthlong process by which it will organize to perform its duties until the ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Lakewood Village Board OKs 2.75 percent levy increase

    LAKEWOOD – Lakewood property owners can expect to see the village portion of their property tax bill go up next year.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Harvard woman recovering from triple organ transplant

    HARVARD – Two months ago, Andi Swenson’s lungs had deteriorated to the point that they looked like there were beaten by a stick, her father Eric Swens ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Naval recruits enjoy Thanksgiving meals in Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Johnsburg, Fox River Grove

    Sailors lined up in the cafeteria of St. Margaret Mary School in Algonquin to a heap of salad, pasta, sweet potatoes, turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed po ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • 6 sent to hospital after Route 176 crash in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Six people were sent to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash along Route 176, the Crystal Lake Fire Department said.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Letters, phone calls from Santa to arrive in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A letter or phone call from Santa Claus could be on its way.If children send their le ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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