57FOvercastFull Forecast


  • Chicago Botanic Garden's 2nd corpse flower is blooming

    GLENCOE – A suburban Chicago garden with a disappointing rainforest plant that refused to bloom now has a new star attraction.GLENCOE – A suburban Chi ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • Drew Peterson murder-for-hire trial delayed until February

    CHESTER – Drew Peterson's murder-for-hire trial in southern Illinois has been postponed until early next year.CHESTER – Drew Peterson's murder-for-hir ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:15 am
  • McHenry County towns take big hit on video gaming amid budget impasse

    Add it to the growing list of concerns municipalities have with the budget stalemate in Springfield: The potential to lose thousands in video gambling ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake South homecoming unaffected by court ruling on bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Although the Community High School District 155 Board is set to discuss bids for the demolition of the Crystal Lake South High School b ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry to get third Dunkin' Donuts location

    McHENRY – A third Dunkin' Donuts is looking to move into McHenry.Construction could start as early a ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County's Lemonade Brigade appear on 'Steve Harvey' (with video)

    The McHenry County-based Lemonade Brigade appeared on NBC-TV's "Steve Harvey" this week. The talk s ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren accepting intern applications

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, announced he is now accepting applications for fall 2015 and spring 2016 semester internships in both his Washingto ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Furniture by Jason in McHenry to host grand opening of store Saturday

    McHENRY – A new store in downtown McHenry featuring handcrafted furniture from a local resident will host its grand opening on Saturday complete with ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 2:20 am
  • Cary School District 26 audit results in high financial score

    CARY – For the first time, auditors have estimated the highest level of financial soundness in the annual financial report for Cary Community Consolid ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man denies knowing who killed his parents in 2006 interview

    WOODSTOCK – A video of an interview with Michael W. Romano being questioned days after his father and stepmother were killed showed John Birk, the cur ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • MacArthur Foundation 2015 'Genius Grant' award winners

    CHICAGO — Twenty-four people from the arts and sciences have won this year's "genius grant" awards from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundat ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Fox River Grove residents can weigh in on new public works facility at meeting

    FOX RIVER GROVE — Thursday's Committee of the Whole meeting will include a discussion of the village's new public works facility and provide an opport ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • McHenry soccer player punches referee who ejected him in Woodstock, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old McHenry man faces battery charges after police said he punched a referee in the face when he was ejected from a soccer game.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Algonquin dental office to host free day of treatment Oct. 22

    ALGONQUIN —All Smiles Dental, 1452 Merchant Drive, will offer free treatment to those in need of cleanings, fillings or dental extractions at its thir ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • JCPenney looking to hire in McHenry County for holiday season

    Preparing for the holiday shopping season, retailer chain JCPenney is hiring 650 seasonal associates for locations throughout the Chicago area, the co ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    Have you or someone you know been a victim of domestic violence?