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  • Judge orders ex-U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to report to prison by June 22

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-mo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Woodstock man cited after car strikes pedestrian

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police cited a 23-year-old Woodstock man Thursday after they said he hit a jogging woman with his car.
    May 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin overdose pleads guilty to drug charges

    WOODSTOCK — An Algonquin man admitted to selling and possessing heroin, charges that stemmed from the January 2015 drug overdose death of his 21-year- ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Lake in the Hills man seeking votes to win wheelchair-accessible car

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Braxton Larocco has maintained a positive attitude since the July 2014 swimming accident that left him paralyzed from the chest do ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Harvard police ID vehicle man may have used to flee from armed robbery

    HARVARD – Police announced Thursday they have identified the vehicle they believe a man used to flee from a Harvard bank after he robbed it at gunpoin ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County Board approves 2017 budget plan without levy increase

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board has approved a plan for developing next year’s budget that does not include an inflationary property tax increase ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • St. Joseph Catholic School in Harvard graduates final middle school class

    HARVARD – Four eighth grade students received their diplomas Thursday night at the final graduation ceremony for St. Joseph Catholic School in Harvard ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Recovering addicts offer safe haven at Woodstock sober living home

    WOODSTOCK – When Robin Kellogg walked into a small house on the outskirts of Woodstock last year, he was kicking a heroin addiction and trying to repa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Daily fantasy sports regulations clear Illinois Senate

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois legislators are making a last-minute push to legalize daily fantasy sports betting
    May 19, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Illinois Senate approves automatic voter registration plan

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate has approved a measure allowing automatic voter registration in Illinois.
    May 19, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Poll: Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

    NEW YORK – Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Fewer people sought U.S. jobless benefits last week

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. jobless aid fell sharply last week, partially reversing two weeks of big gains that had raised concerns ...
    May 19, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Harvard police reports for Thursday, May 19, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Illinois Senate panel approves fantasy sports regulations

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois Senate panel has approved regulations for daily fantasy sports websites to address concerns stemming from a state opinion wh ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 19; EgyptAir flight carrying 66 crashes in Mediterranean

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 19, 2016 - 6:23 am
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