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  • 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
  • Earth breaks 12th straight monthly heat record in April

    WASHINGTON – Earth's heat is stuck on high.Thanks to a combination of global warming and an El Nino, ...
    May 18, 2016 - 7:22 pm
  • Thousands protest Bruce Rauner's call to change Illinois labor laws

    SPRINGFIELD – Thousands of union supporters from across Illinois rallied in front of the state Capitol building Wednesday to protest Republican Gov. B ...
    May 18, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • Connecticut police find $1M worth of heroin after pulling over Chicago man

    STRATFORD, Conn. – Connecticut State Police troopers have seized about 28 pounds of heroin worth an estimated $1 million after pulling over a Chicago ...
    May 18, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds reverses, says won't plead guilty in tax case

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds says he no longer wants to plead guilty to misdemeanor federal tax charges and that he's "sorry for any confus ...
    May 18, 2016 - 6:08 pm
  • Amid budget deficit, Illinois considers taxing pop, sugary drinks

    SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers scrambling to find money to fix Illinois' multibillion dollar deficit are looking to sugary drinks as one potential source of ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Donald Trump unveils list of his top picks for Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, released Wednesday a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans ...
    May 18, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Barrington Hills crash kills man, injures former Bears players

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Police have identified the Barrington Hills man who died after a crash Monday, as well as the two former Chicago Bears players who ...
    May 18, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • Algonquin Village Board to vote on engineering contracts for downtown utility work

    ALGONQUIN – The Village Board will vote Tuesday on three contracts for engineering services for the first two phases of its planned downtown streetsca ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Donald Trump's financial records are outlined in 104-page filing

    WASHINGTON – The government on Wednesday released Donald Trump's personal financial documents filed with the Federal Election Commission, describing t ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg meets with conservatives, including Glenn Beck

    NEW YORK – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with conservatives, including radio host Glenn Beck, to discuss claims that its "trending topics" f ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Chicago aldermen push to take O'Hare, Midway from mayor's control

    CHICAGO – Several Chicago aldermen are teaming with a union to push a plan to wrestle control of O'Hare and Midway international airports from the may ...
    May 18, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Huntley police reports for Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 18, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 18; Sanders wins Oregon, battles Clinton in Kentucky

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 18, 2016 - 6:18 am
  • Cop on a Rooftop returns Friday to benefit Special Olympics Illinois

    For the 14th consecutive year, local police officers will take to the rooftops of Dunkin’ Donuts from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday to benefit Special Olymp ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:36 am
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