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  • Planned Parenthood shooting: Suspect says 'no more baby parts' after arrest

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a quiet patch of woods in rural Colorado where he lived ...
    NEW: Nov. 29, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • MCCD to host presentations on research conducted at McHenry County sites

    RINGWOOD – Mushrooms in McHenry County will be one of the topics covered by a panel of regional botany and ecology experts hosted by the McHenry Count ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Marengo joins settlement discussions about Ritz Road water solution

    MARENGO – The city of Marengo is becoming more involved with finding a solution to bring drinkable water to Ritz Road residents, City Administrator Ga ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District to host holiday party for seniors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Grand Oaks Active Senior Center will be celebrating the holiday season with an afternoon of good friends, food and entertainment.
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Visits to Santa's Workshop in Crystal Lake to include games, crafts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A chance to visit to Santa’s workshop is set next week. The program, offered by the Crystal Lake Park District, has sold out each of th ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Official: Planned Parenthood gunman made 'no more baby parts' comment

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The man who police said staged a deadly shooting attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic that offers abortion services said “n ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Cary-Grove High School students to experience local government firsthand

    CARY – A group of Cary-Grove High School students will get a glimpse into the interworkings of local government Tuesday during a trip to Cary Village ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Lakewood cast final vote creating SSA to maintain Turnberry Lakes

    LAKEWOOD – Months after a neighborhood group brought the request to the village, the final vote needed to make a new special taxing area has been cast ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District investigates refurbishing Main Beach playground

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The playground that could replace the volunteer-built structure at Crystal Lake’s Main Beach is open and airy, a park district official ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry to start selling recreation center memberships Tuesday

    McHENRY – As workers hang drywall in the recreation center that still is under construction, the city of McHenry prepares to sell its first membership ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • Cary deciding whether to take lead on Metra station design

    CARY – The Village Board likely will decide whether to take a lead role in the design, engineering and planning phase of the village’s Metra station r ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • McHenry County Muslim community wary in wake of Paris terror attacks

    In wake of the Paris terror attacks two weeks ago, a Muslim civil rights and advocacy group said discrimination and crimes against Muslims are at an a ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Store sales fall, online rise, on Black Friday

    WASHINGTON – Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.Sales at ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Long wait times plague Social Security disability process

    MIAMI – Diabetes, arthritis and open-heart surgery have kept Sherice Bennett from working, but she can’t afford her medicine and became homeless while ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:50 pm
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