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  • U.S., China vow to manage rifts to fight terrorism, Ebola before Obama visit

    BOSTON — The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • U.S. Supreme Court justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District land acquisitions

    The McHenry County Conservation District has acquire more than 4,000 acres throughout the county using money from general obligations bonds issued aft ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • 5-hour Monmouth police standoff ends with arrest in western Illinois

    MONMOUTH (AP) — A standoff in western Illinois that lasted five and a half hours has ended with the arrest of a 26-year-old man.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Cause of Ashton police chief's death still undetermined

    ASHTON (AP) — Authorities still don't know what caused the death of the police chief in the northern Illinois village of Ashton.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Algonquin homeowner escapes house fire; firefighters rescue birds

    ALGONQUIN — No one was injured in an early-morning house fire Saturday on Lexington Drive.According ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Woodstock North falls to Prairie Ridge, 38-14

    Prairie Ridge defeated Woodstock North during Friday's game at Prairie Ridge HIgh School. ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • U.S. House race for Illinois 14th District: Randy Hultgren, Dennis Anderson divided on issues

    A Republican congressman said he is running for re-election to continue the work he’s started in Washington, D.C. His Democratic challenger seeks to c ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Yellen: Greatly concerned by inequality

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that Ameri ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo comes ashore on Bermuda

    HAMILTON, Bermuda – The leading edge of Hurricane Gonzalo moved onto Bermuda on Friday evening, pounding the British territory with fierce wind and he ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Gang member gets 78 years for shooting Elgin boy

    ROLLING MEADOWS – An Elgin man has been sentenced to 78 years in prison for killing a 5-year-old boy in a botched gang-related assassination.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Activists: ISIS may have some warplanes

    BAGHDAD – Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying the warplanes in Syria with the ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Body camera use concerns Illinois police officers

    CHICAGO – State lawmakers crafting legislation that would govern the use of body cameras by police officers got a glimpse Friday of a complicated deba ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • World Health Organization says it botched Ebola response

    LONDON – In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • McHenry County Historical Society hosts fall festival this weekend

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Historical Society invites residents to visit the original Seneca Township Hall, built in 1885, on Saturday and Sunday ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:52 pm
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