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  • Mexico's Baja farmworkers strike for better conditions

    SAN QUINTIN, Mexico – Workers at large, export-oriented farms in the Mexican border state of Baja California have led a week of violent protests over ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

    WASHINGTON – An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • McHenry County College to host trip to Canadian Rockies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Canadian Rockies are the destination of an upcoming McHenry County College Trips and Tours program.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • No charges in woman’s fatal fall at Belleville nursing home

    BELLEVILLE – An investigation has found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the death of an 85-year-old woman found dead at the bottom of a stairway ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Gov. Rauner tells Chicago studio to return $10 million grant

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has ordered a Chicago TV and movie studio to return a $10 million state grant awarded by his predecessor, Pat Qui ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Man guilty of father’s stabbing death gets 35-year sentence

    WHEATON – A suburban Chicago man found guilty of stabbing his father to death at a Westmont hotel has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Man accused of stabbing wife in Illinois hospital bathroom

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE – A man accused of stabbing his wife to death with a screwdriver inside a locked bathroom at a hospital in Elk Grove Village has bee ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Man pleads guilty to stealing from Islamic school

    WHEATON – The financial director of a Villa Park school has pleaded guilty to charges he stole from the institution.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Jobless rate falls to 6 percent in February across Illinois

    CHICAGO – Unemployment continued to fall in Illinois in February, hitting 6 percent for the first time since 2008.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Chicago man charged with shooting teen in head

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man accused of shooting a 16-year-old in the head has been charged with first-degree murder.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Fla. sheriff: Schaumburg man among 3 killed in snorkeling incidents in Florida Keys

    MARATHON, Fla. – Three people died in separate incidents while snorkeling in the Florida Keys.Monroe ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Obama agrees to slow U.S. pullout from Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama agreed Tuesday to slow the U.S. military pullout from Afghanistan at the request of its new government but insiste ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • MCC to offer art classes in Crystal Lake, Woodstock, Algonquin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a variety of spring art classes, including watercolors, oil painting, painted wine glasses and mosai ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Illinois moves to plug big hole in this year’s state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers moved Monday to plug a gaping $1.6 billion hole in this year’s state budget after weeks of tense negotiations between ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Huntley contractor president charged with fraud, failing to pay taxes

    HUNTLEY – A federal grand jury Tuesday charged the president of a Huntley concrete contractor with defrauding labor union benefit plans and failing to ...
    March 24, 2015 - 6:17 pm
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