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  • Ridesharing company Uber to expand in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Officials say ridesharing giant Uber will create 420 jobs in the next two years in a major expansion of its Chicago regional headquarte ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:12 am
  • Chicago libraries accept immigrant licenses as ID

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Public Library has begun accepting special immigrant driver's licenses as identification for obtaining a library card.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:10 am
  • Police: Body of Arkansas real estate agent found

    SCOTT, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say the body of an Arkansas real estate agent who disappeared Thursday has been found in a shallow grave at a concrete ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:09 am
  • What’s next for Shane Lamb after he admits lying in Johnsburg murder trial?

    Legally, what’s Shane Lamb’s future now that he’s admitted to lying on the witness stand? Perjury co ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Correction

    • The web poll results on page A2 of Monday’s edition incorrectly spelled sheriff’s candidate Jim Harrison’s name. Also, the results published Monday ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Republican opposition to Illinois school funding bill irks Andy Manar

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois House Republicans, fearing that majority Democrats could take money away from their suburban Chicago school districts in ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis debate background checks on guns in U.S. Senate race

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP challenger Jim Oberweis disagreed Monday on whether to require universal background checks for firearms purcha ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • New publisher takes over Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kate Weber has been named publisher of the Northwest Herald, the newspaper’s parent company, Shaw Media, announced Monday after a natio ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Suspect in Chicago-area air traffic control center fire has bond denied

    CHICAGO — A magistrate judge ordered a suburban Chicago man held without bond Monday on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control center, causin ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman fights for cancer research in Washington

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It started with her mother in 2004 and continued with more family members and eventually numerous friends within the past five years.
    UPDATED: Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • 3 Crystal Lake businesses fail alcohol compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three Crystal Lake businesses were found to have sold alcohol to minors during a three-week compliance check operation by city police.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • In-person absentee voting at McHenry County Clerk's Office for November election begins

    WOODSTOCK – Voters who want to cast their ballots through in-person absentee voting can now do so for the Nov. 4 election, according to the McHenry Co ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Harnish Main Library in Algonquin to be closed for parking lot resurfacing

    ALGONQUIN – The Harnish Main Library building at 2600 Harnish Drive, parking lot, and drive-through window are scheduled to be closed Wednesday throug ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Lake in the Hills picks new building commissioner

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has a new building commissioner. Ann Marie Hess replaces Michael Ma ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Fire strikes Minooka house

    MINOOKA – A fire caused major damage on the second floor, attic and roof of a residence in Minooka early Monday morning, according to a news release f ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:03 pm
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