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  • Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

    In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Arizona man charged with killing half-brother

    PETERSBURG — An Arizona man is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his half-brother in western Illinois.
    July 22, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • AT&T Springfield center closing, ending 188 jobs

    SPRINGFIELD — AT&T Inc. plans to close a call center in Springfield and cut 188 jobs starting next month.
    July 22, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Route 31 in Algonquin now open to traffic

    ALGONQUIN — All lanes of Route 31 in Algonquin are now open to traffic, according to a Nixle alert from the village.
    July 22, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Harvard man not guilty of obscenity after cellphone slipup

    WOODSTOCK – In acquitting a Harvard man of obscenity charges, a McHenry County judge determined that the defendant wasn't reckless when he misdialed a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County home sales fall 3.2 percent in June

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home sales in McHenry County dipped 3.2 percent in June as inventory continued to decline and prices rose.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • US to present intelligence data on plane crash

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malays ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Second City's Chicago comedy school to expand

    CHICAGO — The training center for Chicago's famous Second City comedy group is expanding.The Second ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

    WASHINGTON – Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Conservation district programs explore insects, birds

    Poetry, art and games are all ways kids and families will explore nature at upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programs.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Federal appeals court deals blow to Obama health law

    WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Oakwood Hills power plant open house held tonight

    CRYSTAL LAKE –An open house is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn where representatives of the company proposing a $450 million pow ...
    July 22, 2014 - 8:02 pm
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Teen's body found in northern Illinois lake

    THIRD LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police say the body of a northern Illinois teenager has been found in Third Lake in Lake County.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Fire closes Illinois state building in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
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