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  • Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and sayi ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Illinois House gears up for override of union-strike veto

    SPRINGFIELD – One of the subplots of the summer-long Illinois budget standoff will take center stage this week with a likely attempt by House Democrat ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Spring Grove man to visit WWII Memorial on V-J Day 70th anniversary

    SPRING GROVE – Spring Grove veteran Anthony “Tony” Gargano has been to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., before, but when he goe ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • PHOTOS: Police incident in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Police swarmed and cordoned off a Crystal Lake neighborhood after a reported dispute unrelated to the shooting reported in Fox Lake, po ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • McHenry County Board meets township consolidation report with tough questions

    WOODSTOCK – The final report of a task force created to pursue consolidating townships by referendum was met with tough questions by some McHenry Coun ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Video: Fox Lake Mayor talks about slain Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz

    In this short video from Tuesday, Fox Lake Mayor Donny Schmit talks about Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, killed Tuesday.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Video: Lake County Sheriff's Detective Chris Covelli talks about the Fox Lake manhunt

    In this short video from Tuesday afternoon, Lake County Sheriff's Detective Chris Covelli provides an update on the manhunt for three suspects wanted ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Fox Lake police officer killed in shooting is veteran lieutenant

    FOX LAKE – Everyone who knew Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz described him the same way: kind, generous, dedicated, proud, a family man.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Marco Rubio says nation doesn't need U.S. Education Department

    CARSON CITY, Nev. – Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says the U.S. doesn't need a federal Education Department, arguing that its recommenda ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Video: Police land a helicopter in Fox Lake manhunt

    In this short video from Tuesday afternoon, police land a helicopter that's part of the manhunt in the fatal shooting of an officer in Fox Lake.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Crystal Lake man wanted in police standoff has fled; warrant issued

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Crystal Lake police have issued an arrest warrant against a Crystal Lake man after an incident Tuesday caused police to cordon off the ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • Fox Lake police officer killed just miles from Holiday Hills shooting site (with video)

    FOX LAKE – More than a hundred police officers scoured terrain only miles from the site of another manhunt that occurred less than a year before, but ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Sept. 1; Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:12 am
  • McHenry County Board committee examines limited options in wake of scathing dental audit

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Board committee frustrated with the likelihood that prosecuting several dentists accused of double-billing at the taxpaye ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Too much homework? McHenry County students, parents, schools weigh in

    McHENRY – When Casey Hewett was in third grade, she said her homework could take up to an hour sometimes. 
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
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