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  • Man charged in attack on Chicago teen gang recruit

    CHICAGO – A third person has been charged in connection with a brutal attack on a 15-year-old Chicago boy who refused to join a gang.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Police: Room disagreement preceded Bali killing

    BALI, Indonesia – Police investigating an American couple suspected of killing the woman’s mother at a resort hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island said Th ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Corrections

    The article “Convicted killer seeking parole,” which appeared on Page A1 of the Thursday, Aug. 21, edition of the Northwest Herald, requires a clarifi ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Chicago man charged with shooting girlfriend

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man is in jail after his girlfriend was shot in each of her legs during an argument.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Algonquin Western Bypass scheduled to open next week

    ALGONQUIN – Workers tested traffic signals Wednesday to make sure they function properly. Others checked that lane markers were set, road joints seale ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Missouri governor pulls National Guard from Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

    There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Romney, Ryan reuniting at appearance in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan, are reuniting in Chicago in their first joint public appearan ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Record drought saps honey production in California

    LOS BANOS, Calif. – California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Leggee Elementary parents bemoan temporary classrooms

    HUNTLEY – Some Huntley parents during the School District 158 Board meeting Thursday bemoaned their fifth-graders' makeshift learning environment at L ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • One injured in accident involving school bus

    WOODSTOCK – One person was injured in an accident involving a school bus Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Holiday Hills trustees ask for own attorney

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Legal questions and cooperation issues have led some of Holiday Hills' trustees to ask for their own lawyer.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Cary Smoke Shop to be fined after tobacco violation

    CARY – Cary Smoke Shop will be fined a yet-to-be determined amount after it pleaded guilty Thursday to a tobacco license violation.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Roselle man admits to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A 22-year-old Roselle man admitted to sex crimes with a young girl and received three years behind bars.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • State wants to release mentally ill woman who killed mom

    WOODSTOCK – It’s been 13 years since Alice Bair was civilly committed but criminally acquitted for killing her mother, and prosecutors are fighting th ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
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