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  • Lawmakers face Exelon energy plan derided as 'bailout'

    SPRINGFIELD – A mammoth plan to save nuclear power plants in Illinois, derided as a corporate bailout by consumer advocates but hailed as a leap forwa ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that “millions” voted illegally in the national election, scoffing at Hillary ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Trump's aides: Cuban government will have to change

    WASHINGTON – The Cuban government must move toward enacting greater freedoms for its people and giving Americans something in return if it wants to ke ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • New HIV vaccine trial to start in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG – A new vaccine against HIV, to be tested in a trial to be launched in South Africa Wednesday, could be "the final nail in the coffin" fo ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Thanksgiving weekend shoppers spent less because of discounts

    NEW YORK – Thanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person b ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Cary extends yard waste, leaf collection through Dec. 1

    CARY – Yard waste and leaf collection will continue an additional week in Cary because of the number of leaves still on trees.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District hosting Historic Holiday Open House

    RINGWOOD – McHenry County residents are invited to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 10 at the McHenry County Conservation District’s Historic Holiday ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • 2016 has become a bloody year for American police officers

    Forty-one police officers were killed in the line of duty last year as the result of an intentional act.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Pet grooming facility, other businesses eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A pet grooming facility is looking to fill a vacant building in Lake in the Hills that used to be a day care center.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Huntley expects to keep property tax levy rate flat

    HUNTLEY – Although the village of Huntley is requesting more money than last year for its 2016 property tax levy, the tax levy rate is expected to sta ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Woodstock volunteers build wheelchair ramp for McHenry family

    McHENRY – Kristin Green will have a much easier time getting her 5-year-old son, Easton, out of the house for trips to school and the doctor, thanks t ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Pipeline protesters vow to stay camped on federal land

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave the federal land where hundreds have camped ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Iraq's parliament adopts law legalizing Shiite militias

    BAGHDAD – Rekindling sectarian rivalries at a sensitive time, Iraq’s parliament on Saturday voted to fully legalize state-sanctioned Shiite militias l ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Trump's plan could mean tax increase for some in middle class

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals would modestly cut income taxes for most middle-class Americans. But for nearly 8 million famili ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Dialing up deals: Black Friday online sales hit new high

    Holiday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Bl ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:35 pm
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