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  • Trump struggles to explain 'America first' foreign policy

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his “America first” foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed real ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Coroner: Hebron man’s death was not caused by crash

    HEBRON – A 52-year-old Hebron man who died after his car collided with a tree Monday in a Hebron neighborhood did not die as a result of the crash, an ...
    April 28, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Supercell thunderstorm drops golf-ball sized hail on Wauconda

    WAUCONDA – Hail as large as a golf ball fell in Wauconda during a storm that swept through northern Illinois earlier this week, the National Weather S ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Marian Central Catholic High School in Woodstock to get new principal

    WOODSTOCK – A Hampshire woman with 20 years of experience in education will step into one of the top administrative roles at Marian Central Catholic H ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • McHenry County animal shelters aim to create the perfect match with pets

    WOODSTOCK – Ravelle Schwab considers herself a matchmaker of sorts.People come to her with an idea o ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison

    CHICAGO – Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was s ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry crash sends 2 to hospital

    McHENRY –Two men were taken to an area hospital after a crash in McHenry, a fire official said Wednesday.
    April 27, 2016 - 8:59 pm
  • Kirkland's moving from Algonquin Commons to Woodscreek Commons

    ALGONQUIN –A national specialty home decor retailer will move its Algonquin store to the Woodscreek Commons in July, the retailer recently announced.
    April 27, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake will host Healthy Kids Day event Saturday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As part of the YMCA's national Healthy Kids Day, Sage YMCA will host an event Saturday packed with activities and educational opportuni ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • American Legion members question higher Lake in the Hills video gaming fees

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Members of the Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231 questioned the village's new video gaming rules at Tuesday's Committee ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Route 14 in Crystal Lake reopens after gas line reportedly hit

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Route 14 between Woodstock Street and Crystal Lake Avenue has been reopened after a gas line was reportedly hit, dispatchers said Wedne ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • AP Source: Ted Cruz taps Carly Fiorina to serve as vice presidential nominee

    INDIANAPOLIS – Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate.
    April 27, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • McDonald's testing McNugget recipe without preservatives

    NEW YORK – McDonald's is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Ted Cruz calls a basketball hoop a 'basketball ring' while recreating 'Hoosiers' scene

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are courting Indiana voters by appealing to the state's love of basketball.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Cary police reports for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 27, 2016 - 7:50 am
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