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  • Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

    BLOOMINGTON – Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 court ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago Transit Authority reports drop in crime

    CHICAGO – Chicago officials are releasing figures that show violent crime and thefts on Chicago Transit Authority trains, buses and platforms has drop ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Judge orders fitness test for inmate who escaped

    ELGIN – A Kane County judge has ordered a fitness test for a prisoner who escaped while being transported from a mental health facility outside Chicag ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Palatine man dies after fight outside suburban bar

    PALATINE – A suburban Chicago man has died more than a week after striking his head on the sidewalk during a fight outside a bar.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Illinois warns insurers of discrimination ban

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois regulators issued a reminder to health insurers that it is illegal to deny coverage to someone because they are transgender, dr ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Lawsuit against Quinn back in court in October

    CHICAGO – A legal battle between an anti-patronage lawyer and Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration will return to federal court less than two weeks before ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

    BERWYN – Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund schools af ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • The 66th annual McHenry County Fair

    The 66th annual McHenry County Fair preparation. ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • Crystal Lake police planning National Night Out activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents can experience a different interaction with their local police Tuesday as the Crystal Lake Police Department wil ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Mental Health Board to maintain local agency spending levels

    The McHenry County Mental Health Board is maintaining its funding levels for its client agencies next year despite yet another decline in tax revenue.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack "Obamacare," a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant po ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Proposed power plant developers want more time

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Developers for a proposed $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills want a continuation until October to address resident concerns, de ...
    July 30, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Monarchs, praying mantis topics of upcoming MCCD programs

    Kids will examine the body parts, behaviors and the egg cases of praying mantis before journeying outside in search of the insect.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Car ends up in trench in Crystal Lake, no injuries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – No serious injuries were sustained Tuesday after a vehicle drove into a shallow trench in front of a Crystal Lake residence, according ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:00 am
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