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  • Perry latest GOP hopeful facing legal trouble

    AUSTIN, Texas – As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • U.S. service members say private cars are missing

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE – Hundreds of U.S. service members are reporting that their privately owned vehicles have gone missing or been damaged while bein ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Native Americans connect to past with gardens

    CHICAGO – A train roars by as Native American children and instructors climb up a railroad embankment in Chicago, headed toward a barren patch of land ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Nov. 4 ballot packed with state questions

    Fans of long, drawn-out novels will want to make sure they vote Nov. 4.The Illinois ballot will star ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Illinois ticket quota ban draws mixed opinions among police in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – At least one traffic stop each work day, at least one ticket every two shifts, a 30-minute patrol of residential areas and a 30-minute ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Photos: McHenry football preview

    McHenry high school football practice on Wednesday, August 13, and Thursday, August 14, 2014. ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Former Hebron educator inspires new District 19 playground

    HEBRON – Superintendent Debbie Ehlenburg and a group of volunteers from Alden-Hebron District 19 spent a sunny Saturday hauling and installing playgro ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Dixon plant to expand, add 40 jobs over 3 years

    DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A manufacturing company plans to expand its plant in the northern Illinois town of Dixon, adding 40 new jobs over the next three ye ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Watch party Sunday for Jackie Robinson West game

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District are teaming up to host a second watch party for a city team that's in the Little Leagu ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Event to raise money for Old State Capitol grounds

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The bicentennial of Illinois' statehood is still four years away, but it's apparently not too soon to start preparing.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York couple has been arraigned on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters afte ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:35 am
  • Obama trumpets proposals to lower college costs

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on Congress and colleges to help make the cost of higher education more manageable.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of a white police officer boiled over again when protesters stormed i ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

    NEW YORK – A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed some ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Marengo proposes special taxing area for new Dollar General

    MARENGO – A Marengo retail store will soon relocate farther south along Grant Highway, after aldermen this week advanced a proposed special taxing are ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:00 am
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