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  • Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine's military conceded Thursday that its forces had been overrun by Russian-backed separatist forces in another town in thei ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Gov. Rauner wants bureaucratic cuts in education, elsewhere

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to generate more money to spend on higher education, he told a crowd at the University of Illinois’ flags ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Some doctors won’t see patients with anti-vaccine views

    LOS ANGELES – With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Abbott beats 4Q profit forecasts

    NORTH CHICAGO – Abbott Laboratories (ABT) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $905 million.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois professor who lost job offer after tweets sues

    CHAMPAIGN –or who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Man found guilty of murder in 2013 shooting at gas station

    BELVIDERE – A 23-year-old Rockford man accused of providing a gun used in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member has been found guilty of first-deg ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • New Illinois natural resources director touts experience

    CARBONDALE – The new director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says his farming and military experience will help make for a smooth tra ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Lakemoor delayed on approving municipal center designs

    LAKEMOOR – The Lakemoor Village Board will have to wait a little longer to approve designs for a new $6 million municipal complex that will house admi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Fire contained to chimney in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A chimney fire in Johnsburg was called in by a neighbor when they saw the flames coming out the top of the chimney Thursday evening, a fir ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE  – A woman was taken to taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in critical condition after being hit by a car Thursday evening, a fire o ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Algonquin, Lake in the Hills police looking for information on graffiti

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills and Algonquin police departments are looking for information on those responsible for a series of blue spray ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage business looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looki ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County church groups help fill religion gap for young adults

    Inside the basement of Dirk Vause's Crystal Lake house, a group of young adults gather sit on the couches and chairs in a semicircles. Some have print ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Marengo dinner, talent show set for Union boy accidentally shot by brother

    MARENGO – In Seattle for business earlier this summer, Caleb Schauer received a phone call from police that set off a frantic hours-long rush home to ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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