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  • 10 Things to Know for July 6; Confederate flag debate resumes

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 6:49 am
  • 14-year-old boy seriously injured in hit-and-run

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital by Flight for Life after he was hit riding his bike on Route 176, a fire official said.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • NICB, McHenry County car dealers warn against buying flood-damaged vehicles

    When buying used cars, local dealers and the National Insurance Crime Bureau agree that if it seems like too good of a deal, it probably is.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Bird flu has McHenry County business owners, consumers facing high egg prices

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With 3,600 eggs coming out of the kitchen at Andy’s Restaurant in Crystal Lake weekly, co-owner Angie Angelos sees only one option to d ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Password standoff leads to lessons

    HOUSTON – A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Seco ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Pope urges defense of poor, planet during visit

    QUITO, Ecuador – Latin America’s first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the po ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Grateful Dead shows set attendance records

    CHICAGO – The Grateful Dead is making Chicago’s Soldier Field come alive like no rock band ever has.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    WASHINGTON – Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly reject ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • McHenry County College offers introduction to Akashic records class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An introduction to Akashic records – a term that refers to a metaphysical record of all thoughts and actions in the universe – will be ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Charlotte christened on royal estate

    LONDON – Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday – a christening ceremony on Queen E ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Bison thrive on the Ill. prairie; 14 calves born

    CHICAGO – Love is in the air for bison on an Illinois prairie.The Chicago Tribune reported that afte ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Fundraising walk for memorial comes to close

    PRINCEVILLE – A central Illinois community is planning a warm welcome home for an 84-year-old man who set out to walk across the state to help raise m ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Despite budget deadlock, there are ways out for Illinois lawmakers, governor

    SPRINGFIELD – What Illinois needs is for one of its political leaders to blink.But as Republican Gov ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:31 pm
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