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  • Smith: HB 580, AFSCME undermine fair contract negotiations

    Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed House Bill 580 on Monday, a bill that strips taxpayers of representation during the state’s negotiations with government-work ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:40 am
  • Hunt: Donald Trump, Paul Ryan as avatars of Newt Gingrich, Jack Kemp

    Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan will eventually patch together a rapprochement.It won’t be ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:00 am
  • Woodstock rapist who videotaped girl's gang rape resentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge resentenced a Woodstock sex offender to prison after he did not seek recommended treatment and failed to disclose a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Illinois comptroller visits Family Alliance in Huntley, talks state budget troubles

    HUNTLEY – Speaking to a group of Family Alliance program participants who were enjoying an afternoon snack, Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munge ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:16 am
  • Crystal-Lake based School District 155 extends superintendent contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Johnnie Thomas will be the superintendent of Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 through school year 2019-20 after an ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:14 am
  • Cary Village Board rejects Meyer Material's request for 3-year mining extension

    CARY – The Village Board rejected Meyer Material Co.’s request for a three-year extension on mining activities at its site near Route 31 after comment ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:11 am
  • Woodstock mother dies after McHenry motorcycle crash

    WOODSTOCK – Before the McHenry crash that ultimately claimed her life, Amy Thornton had been on an excursion with her husband of nearly 19 years discu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Algonquin-based District 300 considering new approach to late start/early release

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 is considering a move to a new late-start/early-release model next year after surveying ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Wauconda garage fire causes about $35,000 in damage

    WAUCONDA – A garage fire that originated in a plastic trash container caused about $35,000 in damage, according to the Wauconda Fire District.
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Senior Services to host senior scam event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Senior Services Associates Inc. for an event to inform the community about curre ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • EgyptAir says plane carrying 66 has disappeared from radar

    CAIRO – An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people disappeared from radar early Thursday morning, the airline said.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Crystal Lake man accused of drug-induced homicide of Wonder Lake woman gets bond cut in half

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge granted a bond reduction for a Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected m ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • More in manufacturing seeking to fill skills gap in McHenry County

    Looking at the increased popularity of one program at McHenry County College, it seems those in manufacturing are making a comeback.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Foreign hackers spying on 2016 presidential campaigns, U.S. intelligence says

    WASHINGTON – The United States sees evidence of hackers, possibly working for foreign governments, snooping on the presidential candidates, the nation ...
    May 18, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • California water suppliers back plan to manage conservation amid 5-year drought

    FRESNO, Calif. – California decided Wednesday to allow hundreds of local water districts to set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased ...
    May 18, 2016 - 9:20 pm
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