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  • 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 ...
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 12:11 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.
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • 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
  • Wisconsin family's bike ride turns deadly as shooting erupts

    MENASHA, Wis. – The Stoffel family set out on a bike ride on a beautiful spring evening, the young Wisconsin couple and their three children pedaling ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Ferguson to pay Chicago area attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Just ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana approved for PTSD, osteoarthritis

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ new medical marijuana program would cover thousands, perhaps millions, more patients under expansive recommendations that an advis ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstructi ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • FBI had investigated accused Texas gunman for years

    WASHINGTON – Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring ca ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • A name for Britain’s new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON – It’s a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • GOP field grows: Longshots Fiorina, Carson launch their bids

    WASHINGTON – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson joined the rapidly expanding 2016 Republican presidential c ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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