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  • 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 - 11:24 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 tossed out a landmark law Friday intended to fix the nation's worst government-employee pension crisis, ruling that th ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:15 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. 22, 2014 - 11:02 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. 24, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

    CONAKRY, Guinea — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with b ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Driver injured in Huntley crash

    HUNTLEY – One person was taken to the hospital after a Huntley crash involving a semi-truck and another vehicle, police said.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Florida woman latest to accuse Bill Cosby of forced sex

    BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel gro ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Cambria vs granite - the choice is clear

    In a search for new kitchen countertops, there is granite, and then there’s Cambria. The advantages ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Springfield veteran charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crash

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps veteran has been indicted for aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two people near Pleasant Plains.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Everyday Heroes Nominations Open

    2015 Everyday Heroes Nominations are now open! 

New this year, nominate a hero committed to the youth of McHenry County.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:12 am
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