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  • Cary School District 26 mulls transportation center location options

    CARY – Even though a potential $2.2 million sale of Maplewood School wouldn't pay for the entire cost of relocating a transportation center, School Di ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • 2012 Crystal Lake South grad dies after hit-and-run at Illinois State, former coach says

    Ben Allison, a 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School, died Tuesday morning after being involved in a hit-and-run incident Saturday at Illino ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Island Lake village clerk dies of cancer

    ISLAND LAKE – The village of Island Lake is mourning the loss of one of their own after news was delivered Monday that Village Clerk Teresa Ponio had ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Prairie Grove District 46 principal to leave at end of school year

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The only District 46 administrator with multiple years of experience in Prairie Grove is set to leave at the end of the school year, c ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Purported Islamic State message threatens Japanese, Jordanian hostages

    BEIRUT — An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold hav ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Blizzard slams Boston area; winter storm mostly spares New York

    BOSTON — A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on the Boston area along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • More than 300 flights canceled at Chicago airports due to winter storm

    CHICAGO — The winter storm hitting the East Coast is affecting flights in and out of Chicago's two airports.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Sentencing day for Chicago twins who turned on Mexican drug cartel

    CHICAGO — Twin Chicago brothers reviled by Mexican cartels but praised by prosecutors as among the most valuable traffickers-turned-informants in rece ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Obama defends U.S. ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Barack Obama defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security d ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Drivers advised of possible light freezing rain Tuesday morning

    Light freezing rain could create patchy, slick road conditions Tuesday, according to a special statement from the National Weather Service.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • One woman injured after vehicle rolls over in McHenry

    McHENRY – One woman was transported to an area hospital after a single-vehicle rollover incident Monday night in McHenry, fire officials said.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:49 am
  • Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast U.S.

    NEW YORK – Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • U.S. drone strikes resume in Yemen despite turmoil

    SANAA, Yemen – A U.S. drone strike targeted al-Qaida in Yemen on Monday, signaling Washington's determination to keep fighting the militants despite p ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it’s his

    WASHINGTON – A 2-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

    MOSCOW – A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a "NATO foreign legion," reflecting his readiness to stand up to the W ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:56 pm
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