Partly Cloudy
77FPartly CloudyFull Forecast

Nation and World

  • Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went do ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    PARIS – French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials sa ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

    WASHINGTON – One of President Barack Obama's top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue imp ...
    July 25, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • U.N. school in Gaza caught in crossfire; 15 killed

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, kill ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Obama wants limits on U.S. company mergers abroad

    LOS ANGELES – Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "economic patriotism" from U.S. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Planes carry bodies to Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine – Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, wh ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • House panel clears way for vote on lawsuit

    WASHINGTON – Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit acc ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race

    HELENA, Mont. – Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master’s degree, winning ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Iraq elects new president as series of attacks kills dozens

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country’s new president in th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Execution offers evidence against lethal injection

    ST. LOUIS – The nation’s third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and am ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a “sexualized” atmo ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursda ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separati ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    Don Burda: The Bee Keeper

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    How many days will you attend the McHenry County Fair?
    Five
    Four
    Three
    One or two
    None