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  • 10 Things to Know for July 31; Cecil the lion's killer sought

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 31, 2015 - 6:33 am
  • Crystal Lake Public Library to show movies, tell stories

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Story times, concerts, crafts and movies are being offered at the Crystal Lake Public Library.
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills police to host National Night Out event

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department will host an upcoming event to take a stand against crime and promote safety in the commun ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Transgender activists happy to call McHenry County home

    In the wake of Caitlyn Jenner’s high-profile coming out and acceptance speech at the ESPY Awards, as well as transgender feature stories in major nati ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • McHenry County communities notice recent jump in mosquitoes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A sudden spike in the mosquito population has some municipalities ramping up efforts to control the biting nuisances.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • August concert at Glacial Park to feature The Jeff Trudell Band

    RINGWOOD – An outdoor concert featuring the talents of The Jeff Trudell Band is set for Aug. 7.Origi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night a ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

    WASHINGTON – Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before t ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of p ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370

    SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion – A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest myste ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Illinois' health law co-op among those struggling

    CHICAGO – Illinois' only nonprofit health insurance co-op has struggled with low enrollment and financial losses.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. Reynolds scrambles to meet bond conditions

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, facing federal tax charges, scrambled Thursday to find a place to stay to meet bond conditions after prosecut ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Schock, prosecutors find resolution on contempt accusations

    SPRINGFIELD –Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and his attorneys have reached a temporary resolution with federal prosecutors on civil contempt accusation ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Lakewood tailors affordable housing plan to seniors, adults with disabilities

    LAKEWOOD – With demand high, group homes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities play a new role in Lakewood’s plans to bring affo ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Harvard High School to implement use of Chromebooks for students at home

    HARVARD – Today one textbook can cost $200, which is about the same price of one Chromebook, said John Hollingsworth, assistant principal at Harvard H ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:42 pm
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