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  • Cary man charged with robbing Fifth Third Bank in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 45-year-old Cary man was charged Thursday with robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Woodstock, after local police arrested him inside a ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Hampshire, McHenry East students win new cars through Operation Click (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sixteen-year-old Jason Lunstrum on Thursday jumped out of a silver Ford and thrust both fists triumphantly in the air, all of a sudden ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Art for the Paws fundraiser set for Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The first Art for the Paws community project and fundraiser will be this weekend. Art fo ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

    OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO — Down to just one full-time employee, Taylor Energy Company exists for only one reason: to fight an oil leak in the Gulf of M ...
    April 16, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut

    NEW YORK — The place where you can buy handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock.
    April 16, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • USDA: Standards for organic seafood coming in 2015

    WASHINGTON — After more than a decade of delays, the government is moving toward allowing the sale of U.S.-raised organic fish and shellfish. But don' ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stand trial on murder charge

    LOS ANGELES — Marion "Suge" Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pi ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Quincy man convicted of murder in pipe beating death

    QUINCY (AP) — Jurors in western Illinois have convicted a Quincy man of first-degree murder for killing a man with a lead pipe.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • McHenry County College Fitness Center staff members recognized

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two McHenry County College Fitness Center staff members were named recipients of the 2015 Innovative Award by the Northern Illinois Spe ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Shah Center to offer courses on QuickBooks software in McHenry

    McHENRY – A course on accounting software will teach students how to track bills, invoices and estimates and to perform payroll functions in an easy-t ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Career Outlook for Dental Assistants

    U.S. News & World Report publishes an annual report listing the best jobs in the country. Jobs are judged on criteria including job growth, median sal ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 16; Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot would be shot down

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 16, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • Crystal Lake-based District 155's bleacher requests rejected by city zoning commission

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The special use permits and variance requests for the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers were roundly rejected by the Crystal Lak ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Algonquin rejects bids for Woods Creek restoration project, pushes it to next year

    ALGONQUIN – A project to restore the Woods Creek stream bank will have to wait until next year after a village committee moved to reject the bids that ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Schock donor sues ex-U.S. congressman seeking reimbursement

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's legal problems expanded Wednesday as a contributor sued to force the repayment of millions of campaign d ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:32 pm
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