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  • U.S. mulls Middle East-North Africa category for 2020 Census

    DETROIT – The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year Cen ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • White House grapples with fraught terrorism language

    WASHINGTON – Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Marengo man accidentally shoots self, son; suffers minor injuries

    MARENGO – A Marengo man and his 14-year-old son were taken to a hospital after a gun accidentally fired while the man was cleaning it.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Federal prosecutors drop dozens of stash house sting charges

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago has quietly dropped dozens of serious narcotics conspiracy charges stemming from undercover stings inv ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Pro wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, hides food in fanny pack

    PHILADELPHIA – Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner defends paying staff more than Quinn

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner defended paying his top staff members significantly more than his predecessor, explaining Friday that he will pay what is ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • With high obesity rates in field, McHenry County police, firefighters strive for fitness

    WOODSTOCK – Chief Ralph Webster has one word for the men and women at his fire department."You want ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers: Zoning hearing for District 155 rescheduled

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will not before the city's Planning and Zoning Commission next week as or ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • McHenry man fails to appear for sex crime sentencing, judge gives 24 years

    WOODSTOCK – A no-bond warrant was issued for a McHenry man who, if apprehended, will spend the next 20 years in prison for sex acts committed with a y ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man's child pornography charges reduced, autism treatment ordered

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man must attend treatment for his autism diagnosis, as part of a sentencing agreement stemming from child pornography ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Huntley High School grad 2015 Miss Illinois speaks at Leggee Elementary (with video)

    HUNTLEY – First-grader at Leggee Elementary School Penny Bollman has dreams of exploring the world one day. Standing next to her Friday morning, fifth ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Daily lane closures planned along Routes 120, 31 in McHenry

    McHENRY – The installation of the new decorative street lights along Routes 31 and 120 will cause some lane closures of the next couple of weeks, the ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • McHenry County could see 6 inches of snow this weekend

    A possibly significant winter storm that will blow through this weekend may mean trouble for Woodstock Willie's personal safety at the hands of an ang ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • McHenry County-area police plan extra enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

    Parties and gatherings are a big part of Super Bowl weekend and police departments across the county will be out patrolling in hopes of deterring drun ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Woodstock's Groundhog Days 2015 schedule

    Following is a complete round-up of activities planned as part of Groundhog Days in Woodstock. ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:59 am
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