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  • Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” o ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

    WASHINGTON – A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

    WASHINGTON – Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new stu ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Goebbert's roots lead back to pumpkin patch

    Terry Goebbert leafed through the pictures on her kitchen counter one at a time, until, finally, she found just the right shot.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Goebbert's road heads to Wrigley

    The first time Kirby Smith was asked by Jim Goebbert to watch Goebbert’s 16-year-old grandson at the Goebbert's farm, the former Barrington High Schoo ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Two Chicago men charged in McHenry robbery

    McHENRY – Two Chicago men have been charged with robbery after allegedly stealing a purse from a McHenry woman Monday morning.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Recent college grad from Crystal Lake recovering after being hit by car

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Greg Johnson was a little more than a month removed from his daughter's college graduation when he got the call that shocked his sy ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court decision deals with pension situation similar to Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE – The village of Island Lake isn’t the only municipality that has used pension funds to pay its bills.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry woman charged in weekend crash

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry woman has been charged with two misdemeanors for a two-vehicle crash that sent three people to the hospital over the weekend.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • County seeking nominees for commissions

    The McHenry County Board is seeking people interested in appointment to several of its boards and commissions.
    July 21, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Man gets 17 years for foiled murder-for-hire plot

    WHEATON (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for his foiled attempt to hire a hit man to kill three of his relatives ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September. Her husban ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with growing marijuana

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man was charged Monday with growing roughly $1,700 worth of marijuana at his apartment.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Man gets 65 years prison in dismemberment killing

    EDWARDSVILLE (AP) — One of two men accused of killing a southwestern Illinois woman and dismembering her body has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:59 pm
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