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  • No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

    BEIJING – China’s government has cut off news about Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no ima ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Afghan pact signed amid questions on Iraq pullout

    WASHINGTON – After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year’s end, ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

    SALHIYAH, Iraq – Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighti ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers

    WASHINGTON – From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last yea ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

    DALLAS – Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Illinois measure would give victims more rights

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois voters going to the polls in November will be asked whether victims should have greater rights protected by the state constitut ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Gov. Quinn leans on Obamas for support

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to lean on some heavy Democratic hitters with strong ties to the state as his re-election campaign against Rep ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Former sheriff's sergeant's sexual assault victim seeks help

    WOODSTOCK – Teresa Calabrese is ready to talk.Her son was sexually assaulted by former McHenry Count ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • 64th Illinois House District candidates differ on taxes, budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Republican state Rep. Barbara Wheeler and Democratic challenger Joel Mains are split along party lines when it comes to allowing the 67 ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Woodstock crash sends one to hospital in critical condition

    WOODSTOCK – A two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Woodstock sent a motorcycle driver to the hospital in critical condition, firefighters said.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake High School District 155 financial chief resigns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The top financial administrator for Community High School District 155 has resigned, citing personal reasons.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Barrington Hills Police officer on leave after Lake in the Hills domestic battery charges

    BARRINGTON HILLS – A Barrington Hills police officer has been put on administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday on charges of domestic batter ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Cary preps for winter with salt, sidewalk plow purchases, frozen pipe talk

    CARY – During last winter’s deep freeze, Rob and Hollie Savage found themselves without running water because the pipe that runs from the main to thei ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Cary police reports for Sept. 30, 2014

    • Kristopher K. Hanson, 42, 842 Nottingham Lane, Crystal Lake, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 19, with battery/making physical contact and assault.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Crystal Lake man wins $250,000 Illinois Lottery jackpot

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Vince Komperda's wife picked a great time to run out of noodles. Komperda, 47, stopp ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
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