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  • Wonder Lake man sentenced to 5 years for drug case

    WOODSTOCK – A judge ordered a five-year prison term on 2012 drugs charges for a Wonder Lake man prosecutors said was a known heroin dealer and once li ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

    The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Templ ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • McHenry to open holiday light disposal centers

    McHENRY – McHenry residents will have a convenient drop-off for unwanted holiday lights.Two drop-off ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:09 pm
  • McHenry bus driver finds fault in union contract with school districts

    McHENRY – Shirley Sivertsen is taking issue with an unwritten stipulation in McHenry school bus drivers' contracts that led to a one-year freeze on ye ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. The charges are allegati ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 21, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • MCC using National Science Foundation grant to get McHenry County students thinking 3-D

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Spatial visualization is not often associated with core skills such as math and reading, but science educators say it is becoming more ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of Michael Brown

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer i ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Timeline of events after death of Michael Brown in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Illinois prepares for Obama's immigration action

    CHICAGO — Illinois has one of the nation's largest immigrant populations and some of the most immigrant-friendly policies. But the state's influential ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Hazardous road conditions expected in McHenry County with freezing rain

    Freezing rain could make for a slippery prelude to the warmer temperatures forecast this weekend.A f ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Judge rules Illinois' pension law unconstitutional

    SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state constituti ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Pioneer Center's PADS launches annual Gift of Shelter campaign

    McHENRY – A program tasked with addressing homelessness in McHenry County is kicking off its annual giving campaign with ambitions to raise $80,000.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • 93-year-old Alabama worker marks 75 years with same jewelry store

    MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. — Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • British grocery chain Sainsbury's Christmas ad depicts WWI truce, stirs tears, outrage

    LONDON — Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • McHenry County Board chairman race in full swing

    WOODSTOCK – Next month’s spectacle of the newly-seated McHenry County Board electing its chairman for the next two years will be the last.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:31 pm
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