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  • McHenry County police departments to boost Thanksgiving enforcement

    Police departments around McHenry County are set to have extra enforcement to make sure people are wearing seat belts and not driving drunk during the ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • 2 credit houses take no major action on Illinois after pension overhaul thrown out

    SPRINGFIELD — Two major credit houses aren't overly worried about an Illinois judge tossing out a pension overhaul designed to close a $100 billion de ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Riley District 18 near Marengo latest to consider full-day kindergarten

    MARENGO – A small school district in an unincorporated area near Marengo is thinking about becoming the latest district in McHenry County to offer ful ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown shootings get different Obama reactions

    WASHINGTON — Two unarmed black teenagers shot dead. Two very different reactions from President Barack Obama.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office: 10 cited for selling alcohol to minors

    WOODSTOCK – Ten people were cited for selling alcohol to minors after a special enforcement, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus at chain restaurants, supermarkets and more

    WASHINGTON — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Dance, poms classes to be offered in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A series of dance and pom classes for children as young as 3 will be offered by the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • McHenry County residents share stories, causes through 'snapshot' segment

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crowded in a radio studio Tuesday was a McHenry man discussing an upcoming Jeep parade, a Cary mother trying to raise awareness about d ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Sewing, craft classes in Crystal Lake to feature holiday theme

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Sewing and craft classes are gearing up at the Crystal Lake Park District.A sewing cl ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Illinois suspends Ebola hotline as interest fades

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois health officials have suspended a telephone hotline about the Ebola virus because the number of calls to it has fallen sharply.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Google's developing spoon that helps people with tremors, Parkinson's disease eat

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Nov. 25, 2014

    • Victor E. Garcia, 22, 315 Ridge Lane, Harvard, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 4, with driving without a license, leaving the scene of an accident and fai ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Helium: It gives New York City's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade a lift

    NEW YORK — It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Earn Higher Wages With College Credits

    The gift of an education is one of the best things you can do for yourself. However, the cost of college has been rising almost exponentially, and the ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday 2014 for deals in shopping

    NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.An analysis of sales data and st ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:59 am
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