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  • Obama says 'it's about the families' after Oregon meeting

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – President Barack Obama, faced with protests over his meeting Friday with victims of an Oregon shooting, held to his view that somethi ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • U.S. abandons Pentagon’s failed rebel-building effort in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Ex-governor says ex-convicts shouldn’t be labeled felon

    WAUKEGAN – Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan is calling for legislation that would keep convicts from being labeled as felons for the remainder of thei ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • 1 fatally shot at Texas Southern University housing complex

    HOUSTON – A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • 1 student killed, 3 wounded at Arizona campus during fight

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Woodstock crash sends 3 people to area hospital

    WOODSTOCK – Three people were taken to an area hospital after a crash Friday on Route 47 near Woodstock, a fire official said.
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Lake in the Hills man gets supervision, public service for threatening rap video

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man once facing a felony charge of threatening a police officer received six months of supervision under a recent plea ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Marengo student’s project giving pillows to homeless at Crystal Lake church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hunter Amidon just wants people to know they’re loved.That’s the key idea behind the ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Defense wants charges dropped

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a Zion man charged with drug-induced homicide is seeking to have the charge against his client dropped.
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Pedestrian suffers minor injuries after being hit by car in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A 24-year-old woman suffered minor injures after she was hit by a vehicle Friday in Johnsburg, a fire official said.
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Cary considers putting gaming money in fund for community events

    CARY – The state of Illinois may be currently holding the revenue from local video gaming machines, but the Committee of the Whole on Thursday discuss ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Correction

    A projected Cubs lineup on page A9 of Wednesday’s edition incorrectly listed Kris Bryant’s first name.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County growers say local pumpkin crop unaffected by summer rains

    Mike Von Bergen has spent more time than usual this fall brokering pumpkin sales with southern Illinois wholesalers who are preparing for a looming pu ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Divided House Republicans see savior in Paul Ryan

    WASHINGTON – Endlessly divided, House Republicans pleaded with Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday to rescue them from their damaging leadership vacuum. But the ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry District 156 school board, teachers union reach tentative agreement

    McHENRY – A tentative agreement over contract negotiations has been reached between the 150-member McHenry Community High School Educator's Associatio ...
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 9:06 am
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