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  • Lake County deputies use naloxone in apparent Fox Lake heroin overdose

    FOX LAKE –A man found unconscious in a Fox Lake motel room was given naloxone by a Lake County Sheriff's Office deputy to combat an apparent heroin o ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Quit smoking class space available in Crystal Lake

    WOODSTOCK— Space is still available for the next quit smoking classes for adults sponsored by McHenry County Department of Health and Centegra Health ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • U.S Rep. Peter Roskam delivers civics lesson at Crystal Lake school

    CRYSTAL LAKE – William Hough and Linnea Diersen fell on opposite sides of a debate about shortening the school year by three months, but the fifth-gra ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • Submit a Best Under 40 Nomination Today!

    We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 class of Best Under 40! Please complete the online for ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake sex trial for former Woodstock nursing assistant underway

    WOODSTOCK – A former health care worker is standing this week trial on allegations that he sexually assaulted a patient, though he won't be able to fa ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Thirsty Whale Bar owner opening Iron Horse Bar & Grill in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – The owner of a 6-year-old Algonquin restaurant on Friday will open the doors of a second, brand new eatery and bar – Iron Horse Bar & Gril ...
    UPDATED: May 6, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Family Alliance having free screenings in Huntley, Woodstock for anxiety, depression

    Family Alliance, a nonprofit health care provider for older adults, is offering free anxiety/depression screenings for older adults throughout May.
    May 6, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • 2 Huntley men help bring back Lake in the Hills 2015 triathlon

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Thanks largely to two Huntley men, the village's 2015 triathlon is back on after a roadblock that previously caused staff to cance ...
    UPDATED: May 6, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Wilmington restaurant receives backlash after breastfeeding incident

    WILMINGTON – When John Mathias, owner of Big Fish Grille in Wilmington, thinks about breaking the law, he thinks of theft, burglary and murder.
    May 6, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92

    DALLAS — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in history to be driven out of office in ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Maryland governor lifts Baltimore's state of emergency

    BALTIMORE — The mayor called on federal investigators Wednesday to look into whether this city's beleaguered police department uses a pattern of exces ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana patients now number 2,300

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 300 more approval letters sent in April.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Woman who tries to sneak on planes jailed in Chicago after O'Hare, Midway arrests

    CHICAGO (AP) — A woman known for trying to sneak onto planes without a ticket has been arrested at two Chicago airports.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Waukegan to pay $7.5M to man wrongfully convicted of murder, rape

    WAUKEGAN (AP) — The Waukegan City Council has voted to approve a $7.5 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by an Illinois man who wrongfully served n ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Chicago approves $5.5 million package for police torture victims

    CHICAGO — The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a $5.5 million reparations package for the victims of the city's notorious police torture sca ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:13 am
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