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  • Huntley Village Board approves utility work for downtown overhaul

    HUNTLEY – Trustees on Thursday put aside their differences and approved an underground utility project, setting the stage for about $4 million in aest ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • McHenry County schools using Chromebooks, iPads, other devices to cross digital divide

    WOODSTOCK –In the 21st century classroom, a keyboard can be just as vital as a chalkboard. But whil ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council leaves vapor lounges out of zoning ordinances

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake City Council voted Tuesday evening just to leave the issue of e-cigarettes alone.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake man guilty of domestic battery

    WOODSTOCK – It took jurors about three hours to determine that a Crystal Lake man had strangled his former girlfriend, but they acquitted him on a num ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Cary Smoke Shop to have tobacco license suspended

    CARY – A shop that was previously fined for selling tobacco to a minor now won't be able to sell tobacco for a week.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

    LOS ANGELES – A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vac ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Euro plunges, but European brands are not on sale in US

    NEW YORK – Americans hoping to save on European goods thanks to a falling euro shouldn't rush to uncork that bottle of French Bordeaux. There's very l ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Judge dismisses more jurors from Colorado theater shooting case

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A judge released about 60 people from jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting trial Thursday as the long, difficult task o ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Cary Park District planning battle of the bands

    CARY – The Cary Park District and Dr. Woods Guitar Emporium are planning a battle of the bands for local teenagers.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Beware of phone/computer scam, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

    The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about yet another scam being reported, involving a caller who tries to gain remote access to ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Algonquin streets supervisor wins public works award

    ALGONQUIN – The village's street's supervisor has been named the Public Works Manager of the Year for Emergency Management.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Cary Park District to hold indoor bags tournament

    CARY – The Cary Park District is planning a one-day double elimination indoor bags tournament, according to a news release.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Lake in the Hills cancels triathlon

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's 2015 triathlon once scheduled for June has been canceled, according to a news release.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • United Airlines 4Q profit drops 80 percent on write-downs

    CHICAGO – United Airlines' fourth-quarter profit fell 80 percent due to severance costs and contracts that lost value as oil prices tumbled.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • After stumble, GOP pushes different abortion bill

    WASHINGTON – With thousands of abortion foes massing blocks away for their annual protest march, Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage T ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:29 am
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