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  • No deal after Friday's session; McHenry District 156 teachers, board to meet again Sunday

    McHENRY – The two parties at the center of the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers strike will meet Sunday for another negotiation ses ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • VIDEO: McHenry high school students turn out to support teachers strike

    McHENRY — McHenry East and West high schools remain closed as teachers continue to strike on Friday. Some students turned out to show their support.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • PHOTOS: McHenry high schools remains closed as teacher strike continues

    McHenry High School East faculty and students protest outside of the school on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 in McHenry. School was closed for a second straigh ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Chicago Public Schools lower graduation rate after errors

    CHICAGO — Officials with Chicago Public Schools have slightly lowered the district's touted graduation rate after statistical errors were discovered.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Umpqua Community College students describe horror of Oregon shooting

    ROSEBURG, Ore. — Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in this rural Oregon town and ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Sheriff maintains gun rights support after mass shooting in Oregon

    ROSEBURG, Ore. — This small town in southern Oregon's timber country strongly supports gun rights, and that hasn't changed for the county's top law en ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • VIDEO: Crystal Lake South football players read to elementary school students for homecoming

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Crystal Lake South High School football players, cheerleaders and poms read to Indian Prairie Elementary school students during homecom ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Illinois treasurer warns of effects of state budget impasse

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs has warned the state's top leaders that the budget impasse could affect "critically important" ser ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • U.S. regulator missed its best chance to catch Volkswagen cheating

    CHICAGO — More than a decade ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency helped develop a technology that ultimately was used by an independent labo ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 2; Oregon gunman asked about religion, witness says

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Cary parents mourn teen killed returning to PADS shelter in Woodstock

    CARY – Curt and Judy Michols always thought their son Chris would come home.He’d matured in the five ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Afghan troops push into city of Kunduz, Taliban in retreat

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Government troops seized control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on Thursday, the Afghan president announced, following ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Russia confounds U.S. with Syria military moves

    NEW YORK – Now, 1,506 days since the Obama administration first declared that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s “days are numbered,” he’s still there, a ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Deere has tentative labor agreement with UAW workers

    MOLINE – Farm equipment manufacturer Deere & Co. said Thursday it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, averting a pos ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana applicants trending female, older

    CHICAGO – The patient most commonly seeking a doctor’s blessing to use medical marijuana in Illinois is an older woman in Cook County with either seve ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:47 am
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