Partly Cloudy
51°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast


  • Witnesses say bar gunman shouted ‘get out of my country’

    OLATHE, Kan. – In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to “get out of my country,” witnesses said, then opened fire in ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

    WASHINGTON – The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County College offering programs for Women’s History Month

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To celebrate Women’s History Month, McHenry County College will host educational events throughout March to address significant challen ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Trump blasts media, anonymous sources

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources – just hours after members of his own staff insisted ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Best tactic for some governors is to avoid mention of Trump

    WASHINGTON – These should be heady times for the GOP as the nation’s governors prepare to gather for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C. Republic ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Contested races make Algonquin Township GOP primary a bellwether

    The retirement of the supervisor and an effort to end a family’s half-century hold on the highway commissioner’s office makes the Algonquin Township R ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Cary awarded for excellence in financial reporting

    CARY – For the 18th consecutive year, the village of Cary has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Protesters converge on U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren’s office

    CAMPTON HILLS – Cloudy skies, blustery wind and a cold drizzle were no deterrent as about 100 people protested outside the Campton Hills district offi ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Woodstock police officer facing DUI charge from Lake County crash placed on leave

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer facing a drunken driving charge after a crash in Round Lake Beach has been put on administrative leave.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 5:51 pm
  • BBQ King Smokehouse plans second location in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A house at 11708 Coral St. in Huntley that has fallen into disrepair could be replaced with a BBQ King Smokehouse and two retail businesses.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 5:08 pm
  • Zion man gets 28 years in prison for providing fatal dose of heroin to Algonquin woman

    WOODSTOCK — A Zion man was sentenced to 28 years in prison Friday for the drug-induced homicide of 21-year-old Algonquin resident Danielle Barzyk.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Crime mugs for February 2017 in the McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • White House bars major news outlets from gaggle

    News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White Ho ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Update: Randall Road reopens after crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Northbound Randall Road, south of Miller Road, was down to one lane around 1 p.m. Friday due to a crash, according to Nixle alert ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:46 pm
  • 'No anonymous sources,' President Trump scolds – after White House uses them

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump escalated his criticism of the news media Friday, taking direct aim this time at the use of anonymous sources. Rep ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:55 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which would you be more inclined to do for charity?
    Shave my head
    Jump into icy water