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  • Marengo public works director fired after 13 years with city

    MARENGO – City officials fired the Marengo public works director, ending his 13-year tenure at City Hall where he climbed the department ranks and ult ...
    April 20, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • South Carolina paper wins Pulitzer for reporting on domestic violence

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly ...
    April 20, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School hosts 2-night patriotic event in Huntley starting Friday

    HUNTLEY – Students from Marlowe Middle will recite patriotic speeches, sing and dance during a fundraiser for the Huntley Area Veterans Foundation on ...
    April 20, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Crystal Lake committee to hear details of proposed CVS Pharmacy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – CVS Pharmacy is moving forward with plans to put a store in Crystal Lake, but some neighbors aren't keen on the drug store chain's plan ...
    April 20, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Registrations still being accepted for McHenry County Human Race 5K

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sunday's McHenry County Human Race is supporting 55 local charities this year, and organizers are still accepting registration for part ...
    April 20, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • GOP's Ray LaHood remains front-runner in race to replace Aaron Schock

    SPRINGFIELD — The son of former White House cabinet member and longtime Peoria U.S. Rep. Ray LaHood remains the overwhelming favorite as the field tak ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • Low-level drug offenders in Cook County, Chicago to be treated not jailed

    CHICAGO — Cook County State's Attorney says her office won't prosecute most misdemeanor marijuana cases and will steer many facing felony drug charges ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Scott Peters attorney: Potential witness conflict in Holiday Hills shooting case

    WOODSTOCK – A potential witness disclosed by prosecutors presents a conflict for attorneys representing Scott Peters, his public defenders told a judg ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Canine flu kills dog in McHenry County, 2 more infections suspected

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One dog in McHenry County has died from the canine flu and at least two others are suspected of having the virus, McHenry County Health ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • Lelisa Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Carolina Rotich takes women's race

    BOSTON – Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won his second Boston Marathon on Monday, two years after he donated the medal from his first title to the city in ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • McHenry Police search for man who robbed Subway at gunpoint

    McHENRY – McHenry Police are asking for the public's help to find a man who robbed a Subway at gunpoint Sunday.
    April 20, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Survey: U.S. businesses expect sales to rebound, more hiring

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiri ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • 6 from Minnesota charged with trying to join Islamic State

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Authorities in Minnesota have charged six men they say attempted to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.
    April 20, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Man charged in fight over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is better

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Police say an argument over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is a better basketball player ended in a Pennsylvania man's ar ...
    April 20, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Spain: Teacher killed, 4 wounded by student in Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain – A Spanish student reportedly armed with a crossbow and a knife killed a substitute teacher and wounded four others at a school in B ...
    April 20, 2015 - 8:23 am
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