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  • Madigan, Rauner spend big on Illinois House races

    DES PLAINES – State Rep. Marty Moylan tells voters he’s not your typical Democrat as he bikes from house to house on the campaign trail, handing out y ...
    NEW: Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Illinois officials address human trafficking

    CHICAGO – Human trafficking is a significant problem in Chicago and its neighboring suburbs, with thousands of women and girls forced into sex slavery ...
    NEW: Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter ...
    NEW: Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • New York, New Jersey order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

    NEW YORK – Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day qu ...
    NEW: Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Jacobs beat McHenry, 50-25.

    The boys football game between McHenry and Jacobs Friday in McHenry. Jacobs beat McHenry, 50-25. ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Cary-Grove defeats Crystal Lake South, 47-7

    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • MCCD turns down chance to purchase land outside Richmond

    RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District’s board said no thanks to a 20-acre parcel of land outside Richmond at its meeting Thursday evenin ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • McHenry man charged with cutting acquaintance with a knife

    McHENRY – A 33-year-old McHenry man was charged Friday night with aggravated battery after he cut an acquaintance in the abdomen with a small knife, p ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Video gambling boom in McHenry County not felt in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jeff Thorsen wouldn't bet on changing his mind when it comes to video gambling, but he'd to love hear people try.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Prairie Ridge sophomore sparks community support for family

    A mother with stage-three breast cancer. A father killed in a car crash.Within three months, Elle Gi ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Remains ID'd as missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham's

    RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Mom suing Algonquin man, haunted house over alleged sex-toy assault

    MONTGOMERY – An Oswego mother has sued a haunted house and two of its employees after she says they attacked her and four minors with sex toys.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • McHenry County Board rethinking vote to defund health insurance counselors

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board members are rethinking a controversial vote that stripped grant funding that covered Affordable Care Act counselors, ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • 2 Crystal Lake men charged in undercover marijuana drug bust

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Sheriff's police charged two Crystal Lake men with marijuana offenses at the conclusion of a two-month investigation conducted by the o ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:14 pm
  • After Holiday Hills shooting, village talks how fence interfered with police response

    HOLIDAY HILLS – The house at 1313 W. Northeast Shore Drive – where two McHenry County sheriff's deputies were shot last week – is separated from its n ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:09 pm
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