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  • Volkswagen executive apologizes but says scandal not his fault

    WASHINGTON – Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • NATO leaves door open for troops to remain in Afghanistan

    BRUSSELS – Urged on by the United States, NATO is open to keeping more troops in Afghanistan than initially planned after 2016, but officials said Thu ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Democrats warn Illinois could go broke without state budget

    CHICAGO – Illinois will run out of money to operate in a matter of months if lawmakers can’t agree on a state budget, top Democrats warned Thursday, b ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Woodstock residents to hold Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser Sunday

    WOODSTOCK – A fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project will be held Sunday in Woodstock.From 1 to ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Illinois Triathlon Championship will not return to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Illinois Triathlon Championship will not be returning to Three Oaks Recreation Area for a third year, a city official said.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Cary community helps raise money for 8-year-old with cancer

    CARY – When Matt Batt and John Dunkin found out Brock Iverson, the vivacious 8-year-old they coached in baseball and football, had been diagnosed with ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Still no deal in McHenry District 156; teachers strike enters 7th school day

    McHENRY – Despite earlier optimism from both sides, Thursday's session at the bargaining table between the McHenry Community High School Educator's As ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:43 am
  • Lake in the Hills to host disc golf tournament for beginners, amateurs

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A one-day tournament will pit pairs against each other in three rounds of disc golf.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • The Land Conservancy of McHenry County to hold Ryder's Woods hikes

    WOODSTOCK – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is hosting hikes through Ryder's Woods, 651 Kimball Ave., Woodstock, for the next three months.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County to hold Woodstock recycling drive

    WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be holding a recycling drive for materials that are not collected in curbside recycling ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Prairie Grove District 46 seeking members of new facility review committee

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A second meeting will be held to form a new facility review committee in Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 after a scant f ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves guide book for appointees over code of conduct

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board officially chose the carrot over the stick when it comes to dealing with its many appointees to various boards an ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • 2 injured in 2-vehicle Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – Two people taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Thursday near Woodstock suffered injuries that are not life-threatening, McHenr ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader Barbara Byrd-Bennett charged with corruption

    CHICAGO – The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools will plead guilty in an indictment that alleges ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 board approved 4-year contract

    ALGONQUIN – Teachers in Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 will receive 4 percent raises for each year of a newly approved four-year c ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:30 am
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