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  • Cary Smoke Shop to be fined after tobacco violation

    CARY – Cary Smoke Shop will be fined a yet-to-be determined amount after it pleaded guilty Thursday to a tobacco license violation.
    NEW: Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:14 pm
  • Roselle man admits to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A 22-year-old Roselle man admitted to sex crimes with a young girl and received three years behind bars.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • State wants to release mentally ill woman who killed mom

    WOODSTOCK – It's been 13 years since Alice Bair was civilly committed but criminally acquitted for killing her mother, and prosecutors are fighting th ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Multiple car crashes slowed Route 176 traffic in Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Multiple car crashes slowed Thursday's rush-hour commute along Route 176 in Prairie Grove.
    UPDATED: Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

    CINCINNATI – A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Associ ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Fall youth sports in McHenry to start in September

    McHENRY – Pee-wee flag football, basketball and T-ball programs will be starting in September.The Mc ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • McHenry sewer plant nominated for award

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry's south wastewater treatment plant has been nominated as one of the state's best operated wastewater plant by the Illino ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Education Department tries to ease testing worries

    WASHINGTON – Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Judge rejects Green Party lawsuit over ballot access

    Illinois Green Party candidates for statewide office – including Harvard attorney Scott Summers – likely will not appear on the Nov. 4 ballot after a ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and alt ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Wakeboard park offers season pass for winning name

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Like a major Hollywood film, Crystal Lake's newest attraction is going to start production under a working title.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Veterans take off for annual honor flight

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Vietnam War veteran James Pudlas will be able to cross an item off his bucket list Friday night.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • U.S. existing home sales rise for 4th straight month

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment aid fall to 298K

    WASHINGTON – Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    WASHINGTON – For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervent ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 8:39 am
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