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  • Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is Trump's pick for ambassador to China

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the incoming Trump administration's pick for ambassador to China, has long promoted his state's abundant ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay deten ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Florida woman who believes Newtown shootings were a hoax charged with death threats against Sandy Hook parents

    MIAMI – Federal authorities say a Florida woman has been charged with making death threats against the parents of a child who died in the Sandy Hook E ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Accepting Everyday Hero Nominations Now (deadline 12/23)

    We are now accepting nominations for 2017 Everyday Heroes (Submission deadline 12/23) Each year, th ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, fuels conspiracy theories, troubling national security experts

    WASHINGTON – On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired Gen. ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Only repealing the Affordable Care Act would make 30 million people uninsured, study says

    WASHINGTON – Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Oil pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final f ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Mistrial in South Carolina police shooting mystifies observers

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Trump interjects himself in Air Force One, business deals

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first dem ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • McHenry County Department of Health urges residents to get flu shot

    WOODSTOCK – Those who have yet to get a flu shot are urged to do so as soon as possible, according to the McHenry County Department of Health.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Sycamore veteran recalls Pearl Harbor attack 75 years later

    SYCAMORE – Burton Miller was on his way to eat breakfast when the first bombs of the Pearl Harbor attack were dropped on his Army Air Forces base.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Family mourns loss of Marine veteran Loren Abdalla; will continue fight to award him Medal of Honor

    FOX LAKE – The battle to get a Marine veteran a Medal of Honor his family claims was denied to him because of his Native American heritage will go on ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155 to approve tax levy next week

    The Community High School District 155 Board is set to vote on its levy for next year's property-tax bills.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • McHenry Township holds caucus to nominate Republican candidates

    The McHenry Township Republican Central Committee held its first caucus in 20 years Tuesday to nominate Republican candidates for McHenry Township off ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • McHenry County Christmas tree farms carry on family traditions

    With Christmas Day rapidly approaching, Dawn Peterson, who bought Oney’s Tree Farm with her husband in 1983, said she expects to see some familiar fac ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am
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