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  • Resumption of adoptions from Congo urged

    With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Harvard library hosting Lincoln exhibit

    HARVARD – If the box office circa 2012 wasn’t proof enough, a traveling Abraham Lincoln library exhibit – perched in Harvard for the next six weeks – ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Florida man arrested in McHenry County commits suicide

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A Florida man who was arrested in McHenry County this month has committed suicide after posting $200,000 for his temporary release from ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Tax revenue diminished, but Minooka residents untroubled by plant similar to Oakwood Hills proposal

    MINOOKA – While opposition continues to flare over a proposed $450 million natural gas power plant in Oakwood Hills, the 13-year presence of a similar ...
    July 26, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Judge orders 38 years for 'brutal' knife attack

    WOODSTOCK – Though Kelly Krause and Jim McGIll lived through a brutal attack, though they survived 23 knife wounds, part of them died the night Jimmy ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • ATF director to tour new Chicago gun center

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois toured a new Chicago center authorities say may help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Saturday fundraiser for paralyzed Johnsburg native

    JOHNSBURG – Chris Michels used to run half marathons and spend days on his dirt bike. Now the 30-yea ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Feds' immigrant figures may not give full story

    CHICAGO (AP) — Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-M ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • NJ Gov. Christie to campaign for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is stopping in Chicago Friday to support Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor, a rac ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Obama asks Central American leaders for help

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling Central American presidents that the United States and the wider region share responsibility to ad ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Truck fire closes I-90 near Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Eastbound traffic on Interstate 90 near Route 47 in Huntley is shut down because of a semi-truck on fire.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for July 25, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office. The charges are allegati ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Not guilty verdict on former District 200 teacher's battery charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former District 200 teacher was acquitted on all charges that he inappropriately touched two of his students on the rear end.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Man, 18, charged in child death held without bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has ordered an 18-year-old charged in the shooting death of an 11-year-old held without bond.
    July 25, 2014 - 3:03 pm
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