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  • Prosecutor backs Illinois inmate's clemency bid in 1992 Madison County shooting

    EDWARDSVILLE — The prosecutor of a man serving a 90-year prison sentence for a 1992 southwestern Illinois shooting that killed his former girlfriend a ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • 92-year-old man died in Homer Glen farm accident

    HOMER GLEN – A 92-year-old man was crushed to death Saturday after a truck rolled down his driveway.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Huntley police reports for Oct. 14, 2014

    • A 14-year-old Huntley boy was charged Tuesday, Sept. 16, with curfew violation and criminal damange to property for damaging a mailbox in the 10700 ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • WHO: Ebola death rate increases to 70 percent

    GENEVA (AP) — A World Health Organization official says the death rate in the current Ebola outbreak has increased to 70 percent.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:14 am
  • Illinois governor hopefuls to meet for 2nd debate

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will debate for a second time as they battle to become Illinois' next ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:11 am
  • Health officials urge hospitals to 'think Ebola'

    DALLAS – Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected pa ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Waukegan plans mediated talks amid teacher strike

    WAUKEGAN – Teachers continue to strike in Waukegan after negotiations between the school district and teachers union during the weekend.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Chicago CEO shot by employee dies of injuries

    CHICAGO – Authorities said the Chicago businessman wounded by a disgruntled employee in July has died from his injuries.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry County College receives audit; mulls bachelor's degree programs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees received a positive audit Monday and a glimpse of potential future budgets with a decision ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Homeowner displaced after Island Lake fire

    ISLAND LAKE – A 30-year-old Island Lake man was referred to the Red Cross after a fire rendered his home uninhabitable.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • No injuries in Crystal Lake house fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – If there’s ever a time for your house to start on fire, for Paula Salazar, it was not Monday evening.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • 3 injured in McHenry crash after Wonder Lake man runs red light, police say

    McHENRY – Two McHenry women and a girl from one vehicle were taken to area hospitals Monday after a car they were was struck by a vehicle driven by a ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Armed man dies after being shot by Chicago police

    CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old Chicago man was fatally shot after he pointed a gun at police.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Illinois governor race: Bruce Rauner explains 'right to work zones'

    CHICAGO — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says his campaign proposal to create so-called "right to work zones" also means designating ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Huntley High School sets new average ACT composite score record

    HUNTLEY – The most recent class of Huntley High School graduates averaged a 23 on the ACT, breaking a 2-year-old District 158 record for the highest a ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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