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  • Hundreds flee California wildfires; homes burn

    SAN FRANCISCO – Crews attempted to get better access to two raging wildfires in California that have forced hundreds to evacuate their homes, includin ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarter ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • United offers up to $100K severance if workers leave

    DALLAS – United Airlines reached a deal with the flight attendants’ union to offer up to $100,000 in severance for workers who leave the company.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Wheeling police car hits, kills pedestrian

    WHEELING – An on-duty officer in a squad car has struck and killed a 20-year-old pedestrian in a northwestern Chicago suburb, Wheeling police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Nearly 100 groups form school funding coalition

    AURORA – Nearly 100 organizations are joining together to push Illinois lawmakers to pass a school funding reform proposal in the spring.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Rockford gun victim dies after police interview

    ROCKFORD – A Rockford man with multiple gunshot wounds died after telling police he didn’t know who shot him, Rockford police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library’s short list

    WASHINGTON – Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama’s future presidential library.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • McHenry School District 156 approves $31.8 budget with safety upgrades, maintenance

    McHENRY – Repaving parking lots, security upgrades and a new school resource officer are some of the projects and initiatives outlined in District 156 ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Crystal Lake participating in Rail Safety Week

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To promote rail safety awareness and education, the Crystal Lake Police Department is participating in Illinois Rail Safety Week, which ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Cary to discuss zoning change signs

    CARY – If there is a zoning change request in the future, the property involved might have a sign to alert nearby residents.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Architect who created dirt road that became Randall dies in Arizona at 93

    Robert J. Cantrell, the architect whose 1949 dirt road eventually became Randall Road, died Aug. 18 in an assisted living facility in Arizona of conge ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:28 pm
  • D-300 looking for community applicants to fill new committee

    CARPENTERSVILLE – District 300 is looking for interested residents to fill a position on a new board committee designed to better engage the community ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Money plays role in picking majors, McHenry County counselors say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jazmynn Flathau wants to use art as a therapy tool once she graduates from college. T ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • State rep. proposes Open Meetings Act violation law after Oakwood Hills power plant controversy

    State Rep. David McSweeney has proposed legislation that would give another option for the Attorney General's office to look into possible violations ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Huntley village trustee resigns for new job in Ohio

    HUNTLEY – A new face will occupy the Huntley Village Board ahead of April’s municipal elections after trustee Nick Hanson resigned to take a job in Ci ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:46 pm
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