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  • Report: Dennis Hastert payments tied to sexual allegations

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man identified as Individual A so he would keep a secret that Hastert had sexually abus ...
    NEW: May 29, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

    ZURICH – Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss crimina ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Ex-U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert's indictment offers few clues about case

    CHICAGO – A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • McHenry County officers stake out Dunkin Donuts for Cop on a Rooftop (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kimberley Shipbaugh didn't mean to startle a stranger when she yelled “good morning” to him from the roof of the Crystal Lake Dunkin' D ...
    UPDATED: May 29, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Lake in the Hills board approves expanded noise ordinance

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Anyone causing any "unreasonable noise disturbance" in the village could now be subject to a violation fee, regardless of the deci ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Marengo city administrator asks for clarity on public works director oversight

    MARENGO – The search for Marengo's new director of public works will continue as the Marengo City Council decides how future oversight of the position ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Lakemoor issues nearly 40 tickets during statewide campaign

    LAKEMOOR – Nearly 40 tickets were issued by the Lakemoor Police Department during a stepped-up enforcement period.
    May 29, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Johnsburg event to raise money for McHenry Diaper Bank

    McHENRY –An evening of music is planned to raise money for the Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois.The ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Timeline of the career of ex-U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert

    CHICAGO – A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentif ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • U.S. economy shrank at 0.7 percent rate in first quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher ...
    May 29, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 29; FIFA reels from corruption crisis

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 29, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Driver from fatal Volo crash identified

    VOLO – Lakemoor police have identified the man killed in an early morning crash in Volo as 23-year-old Lakemoor resident Fernando Suarez III.
    UPDATED: May 29, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Watch live: Crystal Lake South High School Class of 2015 graduation

    The Crystal Lake South High School Class of 2015 graduation will be broadcast here live at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30.
    May 29, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Effort to expand Illinois gambling likely pushed into summer

    SPRINGFIELD – An effort to generate much-needed revenue for Chicago and Illinois by opening a city-owned casino and expanding gambling elsewhere could ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Island Lake brings back former trustee Sciarrone as top cop

    ISLAND LAKE – The appointment of a former trustee as the village’s new police chief is not cronyism, a trustee said following the unanimous approval o ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
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