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  • Blues legend B.B. King in hospice at his home in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS – Blues legend B.B. King was in hospice care Friday at his home in Las Vegas, according to a longtime business associate with legal control ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Illinois clears major hurdle for Obama library in Chicago

    CHICAGO – One of the remaining obstacles to building Barack Obama’s presidential library in his hometown of Chicago fell away when Gov. Bruce Rauner s ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • 6 Baltimore officers charged in man's death out on bond

    BALTIMORE – Rage turned to relief in Baltimore on Friday when the city’s top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Baltimore riot damage adds burden to small businesses

    BALTIMORE – Richard Sung Kang's American dream came crashing down in a shower of broken glass.His We ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Brush fire partially, temporarily closed Route 47

    LAKEWOOD – A brush fire that got out of control partially closed Route 47 for about 20 minutes Friday afternoon, a Woodstock fire official said.
    May 1, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • McHenry County Board hashes out compromise on board rules

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board members compromised Friday morning to adopt new rules that try to strike a balance of power between the board and a p ...
    May 1, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Barrington nonprofit connects adoptive parents with foster children

    TOWER LAKES – When a stranger asks which country Carolyne Osterhues adopted any of her four children are from, she laughs.
    May 2, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Suspect in FAA fire at Chicago air traffic control facility in Aurora formally charged

    CHICAGO — A suburban Chicago contractor accused of setting fire to an air traffic control facility has been formally charged.
    May 1, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Huntley marks 'Look at Local History Month' in May

    HUNTLEY – Residents with an eye for photography and ones with an eye for historical preservation will help mark "Look at Local History Month" in Huntl ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Woodstock man charged with felony of recording minor in bathroom

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man faces felony charges of recording a minor in a bathroom, Woodstock police announced Friday.
    May 1, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • McHenry County College offers seminar on home inspections, installations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is set to have a one-day seminar on how to make more accurate, thorough and safe installations and inspections o ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Woodstock teen accused of sex with 8-year-old girl pleads not guilty

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen charged as an adult pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he had sex with an 8-year-old girl.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • McHenry County College employees recognized by national organization

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three McHenry County College employees were recognized by a national organization looking to promote the work being done at community a ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • 1 in 4 U.S. renters must use half their pay for housing costs

    WASHINGTON — More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • 'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King, lead in the Drifters, dead at age 76

    NEW YORK — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and a solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues cl ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:36 am
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