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  • Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich asks full court to hear appeal

    CHICAGO – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday asked a full federal appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after three judges rece ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Colonel Palmer House to host oxen, vintage bikes in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A collection of vintage automobiles, motorcyclists and even a team of oxen will be on display at the Colonel Palmer House as part of a ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Tax filing problems could jeopardize health care law subsidies for 1.8M

    WASHINGTON — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their t ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu appeal to U.S. Jews on Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were making dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Aurora theater shooting: Last push for death penalty underway

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The prosecutor of James Holmes told jurors Tuesday that once they hear from at least 12 more people this week — relatives of each ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • NRC inspecting Illinois uranium-conversion plant after leak

    METROPOLIS — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting a special inspection at a southern Illinois uranium-conversion plant after a weekend leak ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Illinois workers' suit against Tammy Duckworth spills into U.S. Senate bid

    JONESBORO — A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman's bid to unseat first-ter ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police Department to host Citizen Police Academy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Applications are now being accepted for the Crystal Lake Police Department's Citizen Police Academy.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Former McHenry County man's sex assault trial begins

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a former McHenry County man standing trial this week began molesting a young girl when she was 5 years old.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 highlights rankings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three of Community High School District 155's high schools made the top 100 of Illinois public schools as ranked by a start-up company.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Rakow Road clear after crash sends 1 to hospital (with video)

    LAKE IN THE HILLS — Emergency crews have cleared the area of Rakow Road and Pyott Road on the border of Lake in the Hills and Crystal Lake after a cra ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • McHenry man arrested after crash injures Marengo man

    McHENRY – A McHenry man was arrested Tuesday morning after a crash that sent a Marengo man to the hospital, police said.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Johnsburg pedestrian killed on Route 120 near McHenry (with video)

    McHENRY – A Johnsburg man was killed Tuesday after officials say he walked onto Route 120 and was struck by a box truck and a semitrailer.
    UPDATED: Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • McHenry County Fair 2015 schedule

    The schedule for this week’s 2015 McHenry County Fair:Wednesdayn 7:30 a.m. Swine Barn – 4-H Swine Ca ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 4; GOP awaits top 10 announcement ahead of debate

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 6:12 am
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