Partly Cloudy
70FPartly CloudyFull Forecast


  • Noesi helps White Sox edge Mariners

    CHICAGO – Hector Noesi pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning for his first win in a month, leading the White Sox to a 1-0 victory over the Sea ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Almirola ends drought for famous No. 43 car

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It had been more than 15 years since the iconic No. 43 drove to Victory Lane.S ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Djokovic outlasts Federer at Wimbledon

    LONDON – Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and r ...
    July 6, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Weidman unanimously outpoints Machida at UFC 175

    LAS VEGAS – Chris Weidman unanimously outpointed Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 on Saturday night to retain his middlewieght title.
    July 6, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • I'm Just Saying with Richmond-Burton graduate and Illini football player Tim Clary

    The ride for former Richmond-Burton fullback and tight end Tim Clary continues. After graduating from R-B in 2011, Clary went on to play at NCAA Divis ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Prep Zone Pop Quiz

    Jack BesseyHuntleySoccer and BasketballSophomore1. If you could have a sandwich named in your honor, ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Local football players make most of college camps

    Weeks from now, when Jacobs opens its football season on a late summer evening against Barrington, Josh Walker hopes to be carrying his first scholars ...
    July 5, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • White Sox lose to Mariners in 14 innings

    CHICAGO – White Sox manager Robin Ventura tried two relievers in the ninth, and Eric Surkamp and Zach Putnam were unable to close the door on the Seat ...
    July 5, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Cubs pitchers pounded in 13-0 loss to Nationals

    WASHINGTON – Cubs manager Rick Renteria didn't even wait for the question to be asked.His team had b ...
    July 5, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Take 2: Finding the perfect baseball walk-up song

    Walk-up music is a long-standing baseball tradition. Some songs are good, some are purposely bad and others are funny. Sports editor Jon Styf and repo ...
    July 7, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Hammel goes out on high note

    WASHINGTON – Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington ...
    July 5, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Bulls may have switched to Plan B

    The Bulls continued taking steps Friday to end Carlos Boozer’s four-year stay with the franchise. That much was evident in their efforts to bring 2011 ...
    July 5, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Abreu homers in White Sox's rout of Mariners

    CHICAGO – Chris Sale lost his chance at a shutout. He still had a shot at a complete game.After allo ...
    July 4, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • AP sources: A's get Samardzija, Hammel from Cubs

    OAKLAND, Calif. – One of baseball's best rotations is about to get even better. The Oakland Athleti ...
    July 5, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake Central wins 4th straight Northwest Herald All-Sports Award

    In racing parlance, Crystal Lake Central grabbed an early lead and maintained a pace that no other Fox Valley Conference school could match.
    July 5, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    Weber-Stephen global distribution center breaks ground

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    What's your favorite golf movie?
    Tin Cup
    The Legend of Bagger Vance
    Happy Gilmore