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  • State official: Hillary Clinton's email practices 'not acceptable'

    WASHINGTON – A high-ranking State Department official said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government business on a ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

    NEW YORK – The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security offic ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Lighter punishment for marijuana possession passes Illinois Senate committee

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois Senate committee has approved legislation that would treat possession of small amounts of marijuana like a speeding ticket r ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • Proposed Illinois human services cuts rejected by House Democrats

    SPRINGFIELD – Democrats who control the Illinois House sent a clear message Wednesday to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner that they oppose his proposed cuts to h ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner says Illinois can't bail Chicago out of money problems

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner told Chicago aldermen Wednesday that Illinois can't "bail out" the nation's third-largest city, and urged cooperation addr ...
    NEW: May 6, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • DuPage County resident tests positive for tuberculosis

    ST. CHARLES – A DuPage County resident who works at a business in St. Charles has tested positive for tuberculosis, or TB, a Kane County Health Depart ...
    UPDATED: May 6, 2015 - 7:44 pm
  • Former Crystal Lake woman found guilty of animal cruelty in starved horse case

    WOODSTOCK – For a second time, a McHenry County jury convicted a former Crystal Lake woman on multiple counts of animal cruelty.
    May 6, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Search of Huntley home yields $700,000 worth of drugs, sheriff's office says

    HUNTLEY – Luxury and collectible automobiles were among five vehicles seized as part of a drug bust Tuesday that also found several thousands in cash; ...
    May 6, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • Woodstock, Lake in the Hills police offer 'safe havens' for Internet sales

    Residents looking to exchange goods they've bought or sold on Craigslist can now look toward police parking lots in Lake in the Hills and Woodstock fo ...
    May 6, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for May 6, 2015

    • Nadia Z. Kaleel, 20, 2421 Meadowsedge Lane, Carpentersville, was charged Friday, Feb. 13, with driving with a suspended license.
    May 6, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • McHenry city pool passes go on sale May 12

    MCHENRY – Seasonal pool passes and private rentals of the Merkel Aquatic Center will go on sale Tuesday, May 12. 
    May 6, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District approves resolution opposing consolidation bill

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Conservation District was created by voters and it should be up to voters to eliminate it, one of its trustees said.
    May 6, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Woodstock officials working on compromise for train depot

    WOODSTOCK – Three Woodstock officials now have the exclusive authority to execute sublease changes over a troubled business plan for the train depot, ...
    May 6, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Lake County deputies use naloxone in apparent Fox Lake heroin overdose

    FOX LAKE – A man found unconscious in a Fox Lake motel room was given naloxone by a Lake County Sheriff's Office deputy to combat an apparent heroin o ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Quit smoking class space available in Crystal Lake

    WOODSTOCK— Space is still available for the next quit smoking classes for adults sponsored by McHenry County Department of Health and Centegra Health ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:59 pm
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