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  • Marengo festival to highlight wildflower, art, include hikes, crafts

    MARENGO – An afternoon of outdoor exploration, artistic activities and live music will mark A Celebration of Wildflowers and Art at Coral Woods Conser ...
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Cary's Three Oaks School to get new parking lot

    CARY – Three Oaks Elementary School will get a new parking lot over the summer after a newly organized school board voted to accept a bid for the proj ...
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • MCC offers exploration of local natural area in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE –An exploration of McHenry County's natural wonders, including springs, fens, creeks and eskers, will be offered this spring.
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • 2 decades after 'Black Hawk Down,' Kerry visits Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia — Two decades after dead American soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, John Kerry on Tuesday became the first se ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • 'Walking Dead' actor Seth Gilliam accused of drunken driving, drug charge

    ATLANTA — An actor who plays a priest on the AMC drama "The Walking Dead" is facing drunken driving and drug charges after police say he was clocked g ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel chooses 30-year transit veteran to head CTA

    CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen a veteran public transportation executive to head the Chicago Transit Authority.
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner releases survey of Illinois' foreign trade partners

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has done a survey of Illinois' ten largest foreign trading partners and their assessment of the state ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • DEA agents raid Huntley home in investigation of drug trafficker

    HUNTLEY – Officers with the DEA and local agencies raided a Huntley home Tuesday as part of a long-term narcotics investigation into a local drug traf ...
    May 5, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman on trial for animal cruelty starved 4 horses, prosecutors say

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a Crystal Lake woman so severely starved four horses that they were a "bag of bones" when authorities seized them.
    UPDATED: May 5, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake's HR director to leave for Schaumburg job

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city of Crystal Lake's human resources director is leaving for the city of Schaumburg.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Cary Park District launches new mobile-friendly website

    CARY – A four-month project for the Cary Park District has come to an end, the result being a new, colorful mobile device-friendly website.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • District 158 bus involved in 3-vehicle crash in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – No one was injured after a chain reaction crash Tuesday morning involving a Huntley District 158 bus carrying one student.
    May 5, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • One injured in Fox Lake crash

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake firefighters took one person to an area hospital after a crash Tuesday morning that closed part of Route 12.
    May 5, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • Scattered thunderstorms expected in McHenry County

    McHenry County could dry off a little Tuesday morning only to be hit with scattered thunderstorms later in the day, according to a hazardous weather o ...
    May 5, 2015 - 7:35 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 5; Arkansas Republican prepares for 2nd White House bid

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 5, 2015 - 6:47 am
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