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  • Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia

    DALLAS – The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Secret Service director quits

    WASHINGTON – Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in h ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Governor candidates' views on Obama library evolve

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor have evolving views on who should pay for a potential presidential library in President Barack Obama's ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • New ordinance could affect county's lawsuit against Nunda Township

    NUNDA – A potential change to McHenry County’s Unified Development Ordinance could change or eliminate a nearly yearlong lawsuit between the county an ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Harvard Savings Bank possibly subject to fraud

    HARVARD – Harvard Illinois Bancorp Inc., the holding company of Harvard Savings Bank, informed investors Wednesday of the potential for losses related ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Judge: Suspect in SIU threats should be released

    CHICAGO – A federal judge has ruled a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, bombings and beheadings to Southern Illinois University’s Carbo ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Armed man arrested at Elgin water facility

    ELGIN – A man armed with a handgun has been arrested near a wastewater treatment facility northwest of Chicago.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Ex-director to testify at Illinois hearing

    SPRINGFIELD – The former head of an Illinois agency in charge of a troubled anti-violence program will testify before a legislative panel next week, h ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Donations drying up for Lincoln library foundation

    CHICAGO – The chairman of the foundation behind the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum said fundraising is drying up because of tensions ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Obama in Chicago for political appearances

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama stepped off Air Force One at the Gary-Chicago International Airport and headed for Chicago, where he will spend the n ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Police look for fugitive in McHenry

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who evaded capture when the sheriff’s office attempted to serve a warrant for his ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Marian Central tops McHenry

    Marian Central, McHenry volleyball match Wednesday in Woodstock. Marian Central beat McHenry, 26-24, 25-13.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Suspicious fire in Woodstock damages garage

    WOODSTOCK – A garage fire is under investigation and has been deemed suspicious, the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District said.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:02 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff candidate calls out Republican official's criminal background

    McHenry County Sheriff's candidate Jim Harrison launched a new attack in his campaign against Republican nominee Bill Prim, taking aim at a relatively ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Wonder Lake man charged with defrauding drug screening test

    A Wonder Lake man has been charged with defrauding a drug screening test, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:18 pm
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