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  • McHenry County spelling bee promises new champion

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For the first time in five years, McHenry County will have a new spelling bee champion.
    March 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Top 10 Illinois consumer complaints of 2014: Debt, identity theft lead list

    CHICAGO — Consumer debt issues and identity theft topped the list of complaints to the Illinois attorney general's office in 2014.
    March 2, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake taxpayers object to property taxes in lawsuit

    WOODSTOCK – A number of Crystal Lake business and property owners are challenging their 2013 property tax bills in McHenry County Court.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Huntley High School students, community go bald for St. Baldrick's on March 13

    HUNTLEY – Students and staff at Huntley High School will shave their heads on March 13 during a school assembly that caps off the school's months-long ...
    March 2, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • McHenry County drivers warned of icy roads, snow for Tuesday morning

    Commuters in the McHenry County area might want to think about leaving home early Tuesday morning. T ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:04 am
  • Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

    OMAHA, Neb. — A federal judge on Monday blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the state plans to a ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Parents asking doctors to delay vaccines more, survey says

    CHICAGO — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable dis ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Crystal Lake police continue search for 'despondent' teenager

    Crystal Lake police continued to gather information late Monday on the whereabouts of a “despondent” Crystal Lake 18-year-old who has not returned hom ...
    March 3, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Easy steps to greater home comfort

    There are worse situations than waking up at 3 a.m. with an ice-cold nose to realizing your furnace is not working. But it’s hard to think of them ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 2; UN says thousands have died in Ukraine's violence

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
    March 2, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

    CHICAGO – Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable dis ...
    March 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Flight 370

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn’t mean it’s been unp ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • 30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

    MOSCOW – For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits

    BARLONYO, Uganda – This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:On Feb. 21, 2004, a ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

    YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an offi ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:47 pm
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