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  • Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS

    MOSCOW – The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remain ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:32 am
  • Study: Skin care drug prices up 401 percent since 2009

    WASHINGTON – The cost of prescription skin treatments has skyrocketed since 2009, as the burden of escalating drug prices increasingly weighs on famil ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:31 am
  • Teen killed by Chicago officer had broken, troubled family

    CHICAGO – A black teenager shot 16 times by a white Chicago police officer was a ward of the state when he died, having spent years being shuttled bet ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:31 am
  • Proposed levy would lower property tax rates in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD – Lakewood residents would see the taxes they pay to the village remain flat under a proposed levy.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:30 am
  • Holiday shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving

    NEW YORK – Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now Thanksgiving Day is the new tradition for some shoppers.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:29 am
  • Harvard looks for resident input on additional funding for parks

    HARVARD – The residents of Harvard ultimately will determine the scope of the improvements they’d like to see made to Harvard’s park system, according ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:26 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District to bring smooth green snake program in house

    WONDER LAKE – The snakes are a bright green color and tiny with heads the size of a pinky fingernail.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:25 am
  • Rauner faces challenges in move to block Syrian refugees

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner said his moratorium attempting to block Syrian refugees from resettling in Illinois is simply a request for the Obama ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:24 am
  • Sailors celebrate Thanksgiving at McHenry Moose Lodge

    JOHNSBURG – Several young adults were scattered throughout a large dining room Thursday, heads down as they talked on cellphones and tablets.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • 3 people transported to hospital, 1 cited after Richmond crash

    RICHMOND – A two-vehicle crash in Richmond sent three people – one of whom was cited – to an area hospital, police said Thursday. About 11:40 a.m., th ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:29 am
  • Preventable errors led to hospital attack, military says

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airm ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey

    MOSCOW – In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said Wednesday it will deploy long-range air-defense missiles to its ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday

    CHICAGO – Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged s ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Johnsburg School District 12's $41M facilities project about 25 percent complete

    JOHNSBURG – The multifaceted $41 million facilities project in Johnsburg School District 12 is about 25 percent complete, the project manager said.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:25 am
  • Marengo artist aiming to honor Gold Star families

    MARENGO – Paul Turnbaugh has found a new way to blend his artistic talents and patriotism.Turnbaugh, ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:55 pm
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