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  • Early voting ongoing leading up to Algonquin, Grafton, Nunda township primaries

    Republican voters in Algonquin, Nunda and Grafton townships can vote early right up to their Feb. 28 primaries.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock City Council to discuss Route 47 widening project

    WOODSTOCK – The City Council will discuss a planned road construction project that some worry could put the brakes on business along Route 47 in Woods ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry-area program aimed at bringing people out of poverty graduates first class

    McHENRY – McHenry resident Julie Zavorski said she had a five-year plan with goals she wanted to accomplish, but she never knew how to implement it.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rain

    SAN FRANCISCO – Evacuations were ordered in Central California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks an ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia denounced the country's investigation into the death of the exiled half brother of North ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

    WASHINGTON – Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

    BRUSSELS – After President Donald Trump’s raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst tha ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating in 2nd month as president

    WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Bears lead Chicago sports franchises in backing measure reducing injured players' workers' compensation

    SPRINGFIELD – Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn workers’ compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other workers, even if t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Thousands of demonstrators across U.S. say 'Not My President'

    Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents' Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Conservative group cancels speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

    LOS ANGELES – Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Russia's ambassador Vitaly Churkin to United Nations dies in New York City at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he spar ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:59 am
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