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  • Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

    VILLA PARK, Ill. – Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their e ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Night Owl ride will give bike riders midnight view of CL

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Residents looking to take in a different view of the city will have an opportunity to see Crystal Lake landmarks under the moonlight if ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • LITH hires new finance director

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new finance director. The Village Board on Thursday hired Rich Hentschel to replace Robert Miller, who resigned ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Detour: Founders Days fireworks mean some Sunday road closures

    New to this week's road projects list is Algonquin's annual shindig and railroad repair work on Route 120 in McHenry.
    July 27, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Business park in city of McHenry gets variance for apartments

    McHENRY – An undeveloped business park off Route 31 could house some apartments in addition to the proposed commercial space.
    July 26, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Lengthy review may push back UDO vote

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s vote to ratify the Unified Development Ordinance likely will be pushed back two weeks because of its ongoing re ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • District 26 budget projects surplus

    CARY – Even though District 26 is planning for reductions in state aid for the upcoming school year, officials still expect a balanced spending plan.
    July 26, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • EU sanctions weaken anti-terrorism efforts

    MOSCOW – Russia lashed out Saturday at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight aga ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet

    PARIS – French President Francois Hollande said Saturday he wants the remains of all passengers on the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and di ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Israel says it’s extending Gaza truce for 24 hours

    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip – Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel’s offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • 15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Video shows American bomber in Syria

    BEIRUT – An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country’s civil war, ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • North Korea fires short-range missile into sea

    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official sai ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • U.S. faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

    ASPEN, Colo. – A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even ...
    July 26, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

    WAYNESBORO, Ga. – The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save ti ...
    July 26, 2014 - 10:59 pm
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