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  • Sewing, craft classes in Crystal Lake to feature holiday theme

    CRYSTAL LAKE –Sewing and craft classes are gearing up at the Crystal Lake Park District.A sewing cl ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Illinois suspends Ebola hotline as interest fades

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois health officials have suspended a telephone hotline about the Ebola virus because the number of calls to it has fallen sharply.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Google's developing spoon that helps people with tremors, Parkinson's disease eat

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Nov. 25, 2014

    • Victor E. Garcia, 22, 315 Ridge Lane, Harvard, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 4, with driving without a license, leaving the scene of an accident and fai ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Helium: It gives New York City's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade a lift

    NEW YORK — It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Earn Higher Wages With College Credits

    The gift of an education is one of the best things you can do for yourself. However, the cost of college has been rising almost exponentially, and the ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday 2014 for deals in shopping

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.An analysis of sales data and st ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Driver hospitalized after truck catches fire after crash near Huntley

    A man was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after the pickup he was driving crashed into a tree and went up in flames, the Huntley ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • 1 driver taken to hospital after Spring Grove semi-pickup truck crash on Route 12

    SPRING GROVE – A man was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry on Monday night after a pickup truck crossed over Route 12’s center line and crashed int ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Mexican boy recovering after huge tumor removed in New Mexico hospital

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An 11-year-old Mexican boy with a massive tumor who drew international attention when U.S. officials helped him get treatment in N ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Sex offenders accused of murdering, raping 4 women debated killing final victim, transcript shows

    SANTA ANA, Calif. — Late at night, the two convicted sex offenders exchanged text messages debating whether to kill their next victim or spare the lif ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • 'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume, 'Casablanca' piano fetch more than $3M

    NEW YORK — The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" and the piano from the movie "Casablanca" each sold for over $3 million ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation comes at messy moment for U.S.

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

    WASHINGTON — A Missouri grand jury's decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shoot ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Protesters of Ferguson grand jury decision flood U.S. streets

    Thousands of people in U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York protested peacefully while others blocked traffic or clashed with police as anger flar ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:09 am
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