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  • Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Shells smashed into a residential neighborhood of Donetsk on Tuesday as Ukrainian forces intensified their campaign to encircle the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • U.S., Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON – Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Israel launches heaviest assault of Gaza war on Hamas symbols

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Starved Rock trails still closed from storm damage

    UTICA – A majority of the 13-mile trail system at Starved Rock State Park in northern Illinois remains closed because of significant storm damage that ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

    BLOOMINGTON – Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 court ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago Transit Authority reports drop in crime

    CHICAGO – Chicago officials are releasing figures that show violent crime and thefts on Chicago Transit Authority trains, buses and platforms has drop ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Judge orders fitness test for inmate who escaped

    ELGIN – A Kane County judge has ordered a fitness test for a prisoner who escaped while being transported from a mental health facility outside Chicag ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Palatine man dies after fight outside suburban bar

    PALATINE – A suburban Chicago man has died more than a week after striking his head on the sidewalk during a fight outside a bar.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Illinois warns insurers of discrimination ban

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois regulators issued a reminder to health insurers that it is illegal to deny coverage to someone because they are transgender, dr ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Lawsuit against Quinn back in court in October

    CHICAGO – A legal battle between an anti-patronage lawyer and Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration will return to federal court less than two weeks before ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

    BERWYN – Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund schools af ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • The 66th annual McHenry County Fair

    The 66th annual McHenry County Fair preparation. ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake police planning National Night Out activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents can experience a different interaction with their local police Tuesday as the Crystal Lake Police Department wil ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Mental Health Board to maintain local agency spending levels

    The McHenry County Mental Health Board is maintaining its funding levels for its client agencies next year despite yet another decline in tax revenue.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack "Obamacare," a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:21 pm
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