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  • Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

    LITTLETON, Colo. – A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year was deemed “not a high-level of threat” after ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for Aug. 15, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Detour: Some road projects are done, others coming close

    • MAIN STREET BRIDGE: Rehabilitation of the bridge over the Kishwaukee River between Harmony and Coyne Station roads near Huntley is done, and Main St ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in a St. Louis suburb where police and protesters ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Pregnancy center looks for volunteers

    JOHNSBURG –A pregnancy support center in Johnsburg is looking for volunteers to help train nurses in ultrasound scanning.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • District 156 proposed budget reaps some savings

    McHENRY – The focus this year at District 156 will be in tying the technology purchases made last year into the curriculum, the budget director said.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Algonquin Township to hold Touch-a-Truck event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Algonquin Township Road District will sponsor its Touch-a-Truck event Saturday at the district facility, 3702 Route 14.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Marengo-Union Library set to move to new building

    MARENGO – The long-awaited move to a larger facility begins Monday for the Marengo-Union Library, as staff and volunteers will work to set up their ne ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Crystal Lake restaurant owners double down on video gambling push

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A group of Crystal Lake bar and restaurant owners are rolling the dice on convincing City Council members to allow video gambling in th ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Delays for S.C. nuclear plant pressure industry

    ATLANTA – Expensive delays are piling up for the companies building new nuclear power plants, raising fresh questions about whether they can control t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Pope baptizes father of SKorea ferry victim

    SEOUL, South Korea – Pope Francis made another gesture Sunday toward families who lost loved ones in South Korea’s ferry disaster, baptizing the fathe ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Lessons of stigmas, stereotypes in Robin Williams’ death

    NEW YORK – Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

    IRBIL, Iraq – Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles befor ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Ferguson-area native tasked with keeping peace

    FERGUSON, Mo. – In the days since Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took charge of a volatile situation that threatened to turn ugly, tragic o ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
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