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  • Marengo-area crash sends 3 people to hospital, fire official says

    MARENGO – Three people were sent to the hospital Saturday after a two-vehicle crash outside of Marengo, a fire official said.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Cary man cited after crashing into Cary garage, officials say

    CARY – A 22-year-old Cary man was cited Saturday after driving his car into a garage door in Cary, officials said.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

    WASHINGTON – Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • 3-vehicle crash in Lake in the Hills sends 2 people to hospital, official says

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A three-vehicle crash on Randall Road, north of Acorn Lane, closed part of the road and sent two people to the hospital Saturday, ...
    UPDATED: Feb. 13, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Fire inside walls of Richmond home causes $10,000 in damage

    SPRING GROVE – A fire that started inside the walls of a home in Richmond on Friday evening and caused an estimated $10,000 in property damage could h ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • After Oregon standoff, some say: Right fight; wrong tactics

    LAS VEGAS – Right fight; wrong strategy.That’s what many ranchers and sympathizers opposing federal ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • House sends NKorea sanctions bill to president for signature

    WASHINGTON – Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nucl ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre

    CHICAGO – Written by hand, the autopsies on the seven bullet-riddled bodies vividly describe why the Valentine's Day massacre of 1929 is still conside ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • ‘Finally’: Francis meets Russian Orthodox leader

    HAVANA – With a hug and an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever meeting between a pontiff and the ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

    WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year’s hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your ta ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Ill. to close youth correctional facility

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration announced Friday it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, news that delighted a civi ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln award winners

    SPRINGFIELD – A former U.S. transportation secretary, the founder of a breast cancer charity and an NPR host are recipients of this year’s Order of Li ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Drew Lewis, Reagan transport secretary during strike, dies

    PHILADELPHIA – Drew Lewis, a businessman who served as U.S. transportation secretary under President Ronald Reagan during the 1981 air traffic control ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • 2 charged with drug-induced homicide after Crystal Lake men OD on heroin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two men face drug-induced homicide charges after police said two Crystal Lake men died from unrelated heroin overdoses less than three ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • 4 GOP candidates vie to succeed Illinois Rep. Mike Tryon in 66th House DIstrict

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Four local Republican elected officials are running for the 66th Illinois House District to succeed retiring Rep. Mike Tryon.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 12:01 am
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