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  • Homeless man forced his way into Cary home to hurt resident, police say

    CARY – A former Cary man faces multiple felonies after police said he forced his way into the home he had been barred from visiting with the intent of ...
    NEW: May 4, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Crystal Lake ditches panhandling ban in wake of federal court ruling

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A federal court’s decision to strike down Springfield’s anti-panhandling ordinance prompted the City Council to repeal its similar vers ...
    UPDATED: May 4, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Chicago teen sentenced to 4 years in prison for Woodstock burglary

    WOODSTOCK — A Chicago teen will spend time in prison after he admitted to burglarizing a Woodstock residence with two other men.
    May 4, 2016 - 2:48 pm
  • IDOT safety instructor sentenced for setting fires in Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator working with the Illinois Department of Transportation was sentenced to a two-year probation term after he admit ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • McHenry's Pioneer Center set to complete behavioral health services cuts

    McHENRY – After a year of financial struggles that led to McHenry County's largest social service provider shedding most of its behavioral health prog ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake public works employees save 9 ducklings from storm sewer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pulling debris from the sewer is part of the job for Crystal Lake public works employees Joe Gallina and Pete Beer.
    May 4, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Bethesda plans Cinco de Mayo in Marengo for people with developmental disabilities

    MARENGO – Bethesda Lutheran Communities is holding a Cinco de Mayo celebration for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
    May 4, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Bill to change Illinois Constitution to allow progressive income tax dies in state House

    Attempts to ask voters in November to change the Illinois Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax died Wednesday in the state House.
    May 4, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • John Kasich to end bid for Republican presidential nomination

    CONCORD, N.H. — The last man standing in Donald Trump's path to the Republican nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich will end his campaign Wednesday, maki ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • Woodstock event to address citizenship, overseas travel concerns

    WOODSTOCK – Residents looking for information on becoming a U.S. citizen and safely traveling overseas will find answers Thursday, May 19 at a traveli ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • State Rep. Jack Franks' redistricting overhaul clears Illinois House

    SPRINGFIELD – A plan to change how legislative districts are drawn in Illinois has cleared the state House.
    May 4, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Rep. McSweeney: 'Poison pill' kills bill to abolish Illinois lieutenant governor office

    SPRINGFIELD – A bill to ask voters to abolish Illinois' lieutenant governor's office failed to advance this year after lawmakers couldn't agree on who ...
    May 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 4; Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 4, 2016 - 6:17 am
  • Illinois Democrats delay vote on graduated income tax

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois House Democrats delayed a measure to tax millionaires at higher rates if voters approved the plan in November.
    May 4, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Barrington Hills Police Department earns CALEA accreditation

    BARRINGTON HILLS – The Barrington Hills Police Department recently was awarded CALEA accreditation, a professional standard for law enforcement agenci ...
    May 4, 2016 - 12:02 am
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