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  • U.S. retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop

    WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders on health care, donors

    WASHINGTON – In their latest debate, Hillary Clinton glossed over the big-money donors juicing her White House ambitions while Bernie Sanders offered ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 12; Diplomats aim for Syria truce in a week

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 6:26 am
  • 1 killed in Route 47 rollover crash in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Route 47 has reopened in both directions at Jim Dhamer Drive more than five hours after a rollover crash that officials said left one person ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 12, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

    MONTERREY, Mexico – A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • No suspects or motive a week after 6 found dead in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Authorities have no suspects and a motive remains elusive one week after six family members were found dead in their Chicago home, police sa ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes

    WASHINGTON – Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an elect ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama

    MILWAUKEE – Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night’s Democratic debate and ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • McHenry County Schools, students earn top scores in youth science and engineering competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three area schools placed as top winners in separate divisions in the recent 2016 McHenry County College Worldwide Youth in Science and ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Centegra to offer mobile health screenings in McHenry County in March

    Centegra’s mobile health unit will be traveling to Crystal Lake, Huntley and McHenry in March, offering screening packages ranging in price from $129 ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County Ethics Commission tosses allegations against 2 County Board members

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Ethics Commission will review the county ethics ordinance after tossing three complaints on the grounds that they are n ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015

    Despite dropping for three consecutive years, the percentage of fatal traffic crashes involving pedestrians rose last year in McHenry County, based on ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scared

    ATHERTON, Calif. – President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Woman cited after Cary crash

    CARY – One woman was issued a citation after a two-vehicle crash in Cary, police said.The crash occu ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Arlington Heights man's death ruled suicide

    The 38-year-old Arlington Heights man who was found dead Wednesday in a Barrington Hills forest preserve killed himself, according to the Cook County ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:15 am
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