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  • No one injured in Crystal Lake house fire that causes $5,000 in damage

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A residential fire that apparently started near a fish tank caused about $5,000 in damage, a Crystal Lake fire official said Tuesday ni ...
    April 27, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Sarley: Huge muskie caught on Fox River near Algonquin Dam on Tuesday

    Sometimes you just get the urge to go fishing, you know? Carpentersville’s Nick Wechet woke up on Tuesday morning and his fiancée said to him, “Come o ...
    April 28, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • McHenry's Big R to host grand opening event Friday through Sunday

    McHENRY – The new regional retailer of farm equipment and sporting goods that opened in McHenry in the fall is hosting an upcoming grand opening event ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Marengo man accused of shooting Woodstock man with BB gun at golf course

    MARENGO – A Marengo man was charged with battery in a Monday incident in which another man was shot twice in the hand with a BB gun at the 18th hole o ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • McHenry County's Valley Hi capital plan not a plan to spend down reserve, administrator says

    WOODSTOCK – An ongoing capital plan for Valley Hi Nursing Home is not a mad race to spend down its large budget surplus, its administrator said.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Woodstock police to host drug take-back event Saturday

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • San Francisco police ensnared in 2nd racist texting scandal

    SAN FRANCISCO – A new batch of racist text messages allegedly exchanged by San Francisco police officers has been released.
    April 26, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • House GOP leader: No help for Puerto Rico before deadline

    WASHINGTON – Congress will not act to help debt-ridden Puerto Rico ahead of a May 1 deadline when nearly half-a-billion dollars in bond payments come ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Hubble Telescope finds tiny moon orbiting dwarf planet Makemake

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Chalk up a moon for the icy dwarf planet Makemake.The Hubble Space Telescope ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • Details of sex abuse could mean prison time for Dennis Hastert

    CHICAGO – When Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty last year to breaking banking laws, sentencing guidelines suggested that the former House speaker would p ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:29 pm
  • Prince's sister says musician had no known will

    MINNEAPOLIS – Prince's sister says the superstar musician had no known will and filed paperwork Tuesday asking a Minnesota court to appoint a special ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Third wave of migrants returned to Turkey from Greece

    ISTANBUL – Dozens of migrants arrived in Turkey on Tuesday, Turkish officials said, as part of a migration deal with the European Union meant to stem ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Head-on crash on Route 14 in Cary sends 2 to hospital

    CARY – Two men were injured Tuesday in a Route 14 crash fire officials said might have been preceded by a medical emergency.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Huntley Village Board to vote on creek relocation plan near Sun City

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will vote this week on whether to advance conceptual plans to reroute a creek bisecting the property at the northwest corn ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping natio ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:45 pm
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