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  • Who is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?

    SALT LAKE CITY – Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is su ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Retired District 47 teacher headed to Antarctica for science expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Betty Trummel may be retired, but in a few months she will be off to Antarctica to participate in an elite science leadership expeditio ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • U.S.: Ex-contractor committed 'breathtaking' theft of secrets

    WASHINGTON – A former National Security Agency contractor’s theft of top secret government information was “breathtaking in its longevity and scale,” ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, U.S. soldier dies

    BARTELLA, Iraq – In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a predawn assau ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Trump mocks critics: I'll accept election results – if I win

    DELAWARE, Ohio – Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month’s presidential election – if he wins. Th ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Woodstock School District 200 files lawsuit against Merryman Excavation Inc.

    WOODSTOCK – School District 200 has sued Woodstock-based Merryman Excavation for breach of contract related to utility work at the Woodstock North Hig ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Crystal Lake tightens video gambling ordinance to clearly mandate barrier

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council tightened its fledgling video gambling ordinance to reflect the wishes of members that an actual wall or partition sep ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Lake in the Hills man found guilty of domestic battery, not guilty of sex assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man was convicted on one of three charges against him stemming from a 2013 incident where he was charged with physical ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Richmond-Burton High School student avoids expulsion after sending controversial photo

    RICHMOND – Nearly 50 people showed up to the Richmond-Burton Community High School District 157 Board meeting Wednesday to support a student at risk o ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • McHenry County Board OKs money to tear down McHenry "house of horrors"

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved cutting a $19,375 check to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry residence once ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton face off in final presidential debate

    LAS VEGAS – Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the resul ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • From the Editor's Desk: Crystal Lake library supporters working hard to persuade voters

    If an advisory referendum that asks voters whether the city of Crystal Lake should borrow $30.1 million to replace its library fails, the library’s ar ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • RIP? Not if you're a Chicago Cubs fan in a playoff year

    CHICAGO – If you want to know just how important the Cubs are to Chicago, a good place to start is at the end.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:57 pm
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