• Fox River Shiver set for March 1

    PORT BARRINGTON – Brave volunteers soon will have the opportunity to demonstrate their fearlessness by donning a costume and jumping into icy waters d ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • District 158 orchestra program in doubt

    HUNTLEY – A proposed in-school orchestra program at the District 158 middle schools is in doubt, as administrators from the Huntley school district we ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Obamacare tax info error affects about 800,000 customers, officials say

    WASHINGTON – In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error t ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Gov. Rauner's budget would cut $16M from Amtrak funding

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed state budget would cut $16 million from Illinois' funding for Amtrak trains that serve downstate areas.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • City law says Uber can't operate in Bloomington-Normal

    BLOOMINGTON – Uber doesn't comply with a city ordinance in Bloomington and Normal, where drivers for the ride-booking service are subject to fines, at ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • 5-year-old Hampshire girl killed, Carpentersville teen cited in multi-vehicle crash, police say

    A 5-year-old girl from Hampshire died after a multi-vehicle crash Friday in unincorporated Rutland Township, police said.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • 'Siberian Express' in eastern U.S. continues into next week

    The deep freeze that broke records in hundreds of cities across the eastern half of the United States on Friday will last most of next week.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Multi-vehicle crash sends three to hospital, closes section of Route 72

    The Kane County Sheriff's Office is investigating a multi-vehicle crash that resulted in the transport of three people, one of whom suffered potential ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Fire damages concrete forming plant in Gilberts

    GILBERTS – A fire that overtook an industrial building and kept firefighters out for nearly six hours Thursday in Gilberts remains under investigation ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Crystal Lake teen: Workout supplement caused false positive drug screen

    WOODSTOCK – A 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman was ordered to spend a weekend in jail after a drug screen turned up positive for cocaine.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois universities prep to counter Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts

    CHAMPAIGN — Faced with Gov. Bruce Rauner's surprise plan to cut their state funding by almost a third, Illinois' public universities are preparing to ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Election 2015: Early voting totals for Chicago mayor, aldermen could rival 2011

    CHICAGO — Early voting turnout in Chicago is on track to rival numbers from 2011.Chicago Board of El ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • 2 men linked to Algonquin heroin overdose death deny charges

    WOODSTOCK – Two men linked to a fatal heroin overdose both denied the allegations against them Friday morning in McHenry County court.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Crystal Lake South teacher charged with soliciting sex in prostitution sting

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A longtime Crystal Lake South teacher was arrested this week and charged with soliciting sex during a prostitution sting in Rockford.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • McHenry boy's rare cancer stops mom's campaign, sparks community support

    McHENRY – McHenry residents will see Erin Harris’ name on the April 7 ballot, but she doesn’t want a single vote.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    [SPONSORED] The Pros of Leasing With Gary Lang Auto Group

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    Do you agree with the FCC's decision on net neutrality?
    No opinion