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  • VA Secretary McDonald compares health care lines to Disney

    WASHINGTON – Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday that the VA should not use wait times as a measure of success, comparing waits for ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Investigators search wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA

    CAIRO – A French ship joined the international effort to hunt for the black boxes and other wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 Monday, searching for clue ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • State election board questions Illinois' automatic voter registration

    CHICAGO – A plan to make Illinois the next state to allow automatic voter registration is moving through the Legislature despite the state’s leading e ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Baltimore officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case

    BALTIMORE – Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Tennessee man accused of firing gun during CL dispute

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 23-year-old Tennessee man is being held in McHenry County Jail without bond after police said he fired several shots Monday during an ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Vernon Hills resident files federal lawsuit to try to stop Longmeadow Parkway

    Hoping to stop the progress of the Longmeadow Parkway, Vernon Hills resident Geoffrey Petzel said he filed a federal citizen lawsuit Friday over the p ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Village doles out $30,000 for Cary Main Street Fest, farmers market, more events

    CARY – The Village Board has approved grants to help fund seven community events in its first round of awards for the new Community Event Grant progra ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Authorities investigating after boy is killed in Crystal Lake ATV crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Authorities continue to investigate an ATV crash they said left a boy dead Sunday night.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Former Wonder Lake man guilty of sexually assaulting young family member agrees to let conviction stand

    WOODSTOCK – A former Wonder Lake man convicted of sexually assaulting a young family member has agreed to let the conviction stand.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • 2nd Crystal Lake South student was perfect on the ACT

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teresa Fisher, a junior at Crystal Lake South High School, is the fourth area student and second South student this year to get a perfe ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Spring Grove Elementary 5th-graders launch cardboard airplane from 113,400 feet up

    SPRING GROVE – About 60 fifth-graders yelped and clapped in excitement Monday as a large balloon carrying precious cargo rose quickly into the air.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County area last days of school

    The last days for each McHenry County school and district are scheduled as follows: Nippersink Dist ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Woman transported to hospital after rear-end crash on Route 31 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — A woman was transported to Centegra Hospital – McHenry after a rear-end crash Monday evening on Route 31, a fire official said.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

    CHESTER – A prison inmate Drew Peterson is accused of enlisting to arrange the killing of a state's attorney says the imprisoned former suburban Chica ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:01 pm
  • Lindenhurst man charged with possession of bombs

    A Lindenhurst man is being held in the Lake County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged Friday with possessing bombs, the Lake County State's A ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:14 am
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