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  • Trump's EPA pick says climate change isn't hoax

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the pres ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Chicago colleges to host 1st federal cybersecurity training

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the federal Department of Defense hope a new program will turn the city into a place where college students c ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • 2 people sent to hospital after McHenry rollover crash, fire official says

    McHENRY – Two people were sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after a car hit a utility pole and flipped on its roof, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:55 pm
  • American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

    DALLAS – The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term, argui ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:04 pm
  • Chicago mom charged after 5-year-old daughter shoots herself

    CHICAGO – Police say a 5-year-old Chicago girl is in serious condition after she shot herself in the abdomen with a handgun that she found in her moth ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Cary Public Works Department to close portion of First Street to complete water main repair

    CARY – A section of First Street in Cary will be closed Wednesday afternoon while the Cary Public Works Department works on a water main repair.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Chicago area to see nine fewer mild summer days by end of century because of climate change, study finds

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind project ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • U.S. industrial output rose in December; best pace in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and powe ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Records show Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt crusading for industry donors

    WASHINGTON – When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney gene ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Fire causes about $15,000 in damage to Woodstock home, official says

    WOODSTOCK – Fire officials continue to investigate a structure fire that caused between $15,000 to $20,000 in damage to a Woodstock home Monday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Editor's Desk: Congratulations on generous holiday donations, McHenry County

    Congratulations to McHenry County residents for stepping up this past holiday season and giving back to the community.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Abortions in U.S. drop to lowest level since 1974, Guttmacher Institute report says

    NEW YORK – Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County group to conduct annual survey of homeless in county

    The McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness will be conducting its annual survey to count and gather information on the homeless populati ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • 2 people sent to hospital after Cary crash, fire official says

    CARY – Two people were taken to the hospital Tuesday after a T-bone-type crash in Cary, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
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