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  • Experts say centuries-old Quincy elm not dying

    QUINCY – Experts have declared that an American elm tree that could be nearly four centuries old is not dying.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Autistic man in Algonquin safely located

    ALGONQUIN – A missing 27-year-old white, autistic man has been located, according to a recent Nixle alert from the Algonquin Police Department.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 7:10 am
  • On the Record with … Mike Skala

    HUNTLEY – Mike Skala has only recently returned to work, both at his business in Woodstock and on the McHenry County Board.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • More states recognizing Illinois concealed-carry permits

    A growing number of states are honoring Illinois’ new concealed-carry permit. Since becoming availab ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen's death

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whos ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Hospitals to see Medicare payments tied more closely to readmission rates

    Scrolling through a slew of files stored on his desktop, James Messerschmidt looked for an updated list of home-care providers.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • 2 dead, 2 hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sund ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Kurdish forces retake parts of Iraq's largest dam

    IRBIL, Iraq – Aided by U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes, Kurdish forces Sunday wrested back part of Iraq's largest dam from Islamic militants who had capture ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • In Liberia, Ebola fears rise as clinic is looted

    MONROVIA, Liberia – Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital's largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Ukraine says troops have entered rebel-held city

    KIEV, Ukraine – Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in t ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:06 pm
  • Elderly former sex slaves want solace, help from pope

    SEOUL, South Korea – Lee Yong-soo hopes a meeting Monday with Pope Francis will provide some solace for the pain that still feels fresh more than seve ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • GOP newcomers say lack of experience is asset in 2014

    CHICAGO – A suburban accountant and a retired downstate Marine say their lack of political experience is actually a big asset in the race to unseat tw ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Illinois colleges to be smoke-free indoors and out

    CHICAGO – Smoking will be banned indoors and out on all Illinois public college and university campuses starting next summer under legislation signed ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Illinois creates foundation to help veterans

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is creating a non-profit foundation to better help veterans.The Illinois Joi ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Anonymous donor gives $25,000 for Illinois park

    BERLIN, Ill. (AP) — An anonymous donor has given $25,000 for playground equipment at a central Illinois park.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 8:41 am
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