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  • Woodstock K-9 to receive new body armor

    WOODSTOCK – Blue, the Woodstock Police Department’s K-9, soon will be donning new body armor.The dep ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:28 pm
  • Judge sides with transgender students over bathroom access

    PITTSBURGH – A federal judge on Monday ruled that three transgender students at a Pennsylvania high school, including the sister of a singer who perfo ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:05 pm
  • Centegra to provide lecture on cancer care in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System officials said they will offer a March lecture to provide community members with information about cancer.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • LITH police seeking person of interest in retail theft

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department needs help finding a person of interest in a retail theft that occurred Feb. 7.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • McCullom Lake fire causes about $40,000 in damage

    McCULLOM LAKE – A McCullom Lake fire resulted in significant damage to three detached storage buildings and the contents inside, a fire official said.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • Police arrest 2 after finding 66 marijuana plants in Carpentersville home

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Two people will be in court after a search warrant led police to find an alleged marijuana growing operation at a Carpentersville ho ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:07 pm
  • Longtime McHenry County GOP kingmaker Albert M. "Al" Jourdan dies

    JOHNSBURG – McHenry County GOP kingmaker Albert M. Jourdan Jr. is remembered by colleagues as a man who helped shape local government and the people w ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:08 pm
  • Jewish centers cope with bomb threats; graves vandalized

    Jewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia began raising money to repair ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Algonquin Township road commissioner race roiled by video

    A YouTube video showing what appears to be Algonquin Township Highway Department employees firing multiple firearms at a junk car at what could be the ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:21 pm
  • House Intel chair Devin Nunes: Trump-Russia ties can't become a witch hunt

    WASHINGTON – House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes said Monday that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:59 pm
  • White House: Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54 billion

    WASHINGTON – The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • George W. Bush on President Trump and Russia: "We all need answers"

    WASHINGTON – Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • PHOTOS: 10th annual Polar Plunge in Fox Lake

    Residents from McHenry and Lake counties teamed up to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois with the 10th annual Polar Plunge on Sunday in Fox Lak ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul

    MOSUL, Iraq – “We have wounded!” the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the si ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void

    ISMAILIA, Egypt – After Islamic militants barged into his uncle’s house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sam ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:51 am
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