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  • Depp's 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M

    NEW YORK – Johnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend with just $28.1 million through Sunday in North Americ ...
    NEW: May 29, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Illinois Legislature meets in rare Sunday session

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are back at work in Springfield on Sunday trying to come up with a budget plan that will have the support of members ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Illinois high school baseball pitch count rule being mulled

    CHICAGO – Officials with the Illinois High School Association are considering a rule that would put a maximum on the number of pitches that can be thr ...
    May 29, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Election-year politics dim hopes of Illinois budget deal

    CHICAGO – The emails started arriving as heads were still spinning in the state Capitol over Democrats ramming through a state budget proposal. The mi ...
    May 29, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • Woman fleeing robbery in Chicago hit by truck, dies

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman who was fleeing from an armed robbery with her boyfriend has died after being hit by a truck on Lake Shore Drive.
    May 29, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • Lakemoor police reports for Sunday, May 29, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 29, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Illinois students give Civil War vets 'their identity back'

    CHICAGO – With more than a century of rain, wind, snow and pollution conspiring to erase what was once carved into a row of headstones, about the only ...
    May 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rauner vetoes plan to cut Chicago pension payments

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a plan Friday that would reduce Chicago’s payments to its police and fire pension funds for each of the next fi ...
    May 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana advocates cheer Gov. Bruce Rauner's about-face

    CHICAGO – Medical marijuana advocates are applauding Gov. Bruce Rauner’s about-face on expanding Illinois’ pilot program in length and qualifying cond ...
    May 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cincinnati Zoo kills gorilla to protect 4-year-old child who fell into enclosure

    CINCINNATI – A special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla Saturday that grabbed and dragged a 4-year-old boy who fell into the go ...
    May 29, 2016 - 4:23 am
  • 2 more bodies found in Texas after torrential rain, floods

    HOUSTON – The bodies of two missing motorists were found Saturday in Texas, raising the death toll to four from flooding in the state after torrential ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Child still critical after lightning hits 11 in Paris park

    PARIS – Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Huntley Area Veterans Memorial set for July 2 dedication

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Veterans Memorial will be opened at a dedication ceremony at noon July 2 in the town square, organizers announced.
    May 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • School District 300-inspired bill creating dual-credit pilot program clears General Assembly

    A bill inspired by a Community Unit School District 300 dual-credit program is headed to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk after receiving unanimous support fr ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Friends of MCC Foundation to host 2016 Golf Invitational in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is hosting an upcoming event on the links to raise funds to continue to financially support ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
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