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  • Suspected gang member charged in shooting death of Chicago toddler, police say

    CHICAGO – A man has been charged in a Chicago shooting captured on video that killed two people, including a toddler, and wounded a pregnant woman, po ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Police find nearly 130 explosives at Normal man's home

    NORMAL – Police said they seized nearly 130 explosives from the home of a central Illinois man.McLea ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Harvard man convicted on drug, weapons charges could get new trial

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine whether a Harvard man convicted of drugs and weapons charges in 2014 will receive a new trial.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Report: Islamic State group's 'business model' near collapse

    The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group’s “busines ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • DHS weighed National Guard for immigration roundups

    The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immig ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Food Shed Co-op begins to scout McHenry County locations for grocery store

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s community-owned food co-op has begun scouting locations for its brick and mortar store.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Nunda Fire partners with nonprofit to comfort children in crisis

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With the goal of helping McHenry County children during a crisis, the Nunda Rural Fire Protection District on Friday received five back ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93

    WASHINGTON – Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Trump leaps back into campaign mode, raps media anew

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Hoping to shift attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday to deliver a pep talk to ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Chicago fugitive arrested after being found hiding in Island Lake home

    A Chicago man facing kidnapping, domestic battery and drug charges was arrested Thursday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team after he was found ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Woodstock father gets probation, jail time for shaking 4-month-old son

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man who “violently” shook his son 4-month-old son to probation and jail time.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County Board expected to weigh in on electronic voting rules

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s new electronic voting system will officially go live Tuesday, if board members approve changes to the rules to ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Live well: 10 best places for yoga/pilates in McHenry County

    Our readers nominated 59 different yoga or pilates studios during our 2016 Best of the Fox competition. Here are the top 10.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:23 pm
  • President Trump weighs mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am
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