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  • Officers describe hellish scene after theater shootings

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Officers who rushed to the scene of the Colorado theater shooting entered a hellish world of bloody victims, noxious smells and bl ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Girls, women rescued from Boko Haram need psychological care

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Some of the nearly 300 girls and women freed by Nigeria's military from the forest stronghold of Boko Haram were so transformed by th ...
    April 29, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – The first supplies of food aid began reaching remote, earthquake-shattered mountain villages in Nepal on Wednesday, while thousands ...
    April 29, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooting trial: Scott Peters' police interrogation played in court

    WOODSTOCK – The sound of gunfire rang out in the courtroom Wednesday afternoon as prosecutors played scanner traffic in the trial for a man accused of ...
    April 30, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Is it legal to run from police? U.S. courts apply a double standard

    BALTIMORE – When police spotted Freddie Gray and he took off running through his Baltimore neighborhood, officers made a split-second decision to give ...
    April 29, 2015 - 6:33 pm
  • Oreo maker Mondelez says profit doubled as it raised prices

    DEERFIELD – Mondelez, the company behind Oreo and Chips Ahoy cookies, said its profit in the first quarter nearly doubled as it raised prices for its ...
    April 29, 2015 - 6:14 pm
  • College of DuPage president takes leave amid investigations

    GLEN ELLYN – The president of a community college in suburban Chicago is going on medical leave amid a federal investigation and criticism of the scho ...
    April 29, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Bucky's gas station receives initial approval for Crystal Lake plans

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plans to tear down a building owned by a local liquor distributor and build a 20-pump gas station and convenience store are moving ahea ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Democrats highlight potential obstacles in Rauner budget

    SPRINGFIELD – With just weeks left before Illinois' 2016 budget must be passed, Democratic leaders and GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner remain far apart on how t ...
    April 29, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Marengo police reports for April 29, 2015

    • Charles J. Arndt, 45, 332 Lily Lane, Lakemoor, was charged Thursday, Jan. 15, with improper turn, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving ...
    April 29, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Woodstock police host 'Coffee with the Chief' on May 11

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer will discuss various issues with residents May 11 during the latest “Coffee with the Chief” event.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 accepting applications for board vacancy

    HARVARD – Interested residents can now apply for a spot on the Harvard School District 50 Board, after an odd twist created a vacancy.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Prairie Grove police issues alert after suspicious incident

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The Prairie Grove Police Department is recommending residents lock their doors after a suspicious incident off Wirth Trail.
    April 29, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library District to celebrate early literacy program

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District on Thursday plans to celebrate 15 youngsters whose parents committed to reading 1,001 books to ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Nicor to release natural gas in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nicor will release natural gas from a gas main near south Ridgefield Road and Route 14 on Wednesday afternoon, according to an alert fr ...
    April 29, 2015 - 2:02 pm
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