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  • Parolee arrested in Crystal Lake with crack cocaine

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A parolee was arrested Tuesday in Crystal Lake after being found in possession of 58 grams of crack cocaine, according to the McHenry C ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Algonquin planning Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Recreation Department has planned its second annual Harvest Hustle 5K run/walk for Oct. 11.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

    DENVER – Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado's Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-cau ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • County to perform patch work on Randall Road

    The McHenry County Division of Transportation plans to perform pavement maintenance and patching work on Randall Road beginning next month.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Lake in the Hills planning road work next month

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Road work on village streets is set to start next month. Lake in the Hills plan ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Group to raise money for area ALS foundation

    McHENRY – A group will take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at a McHenry church Sunday. The event w ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Filipino bishops to counter Islamic State group

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, vowed Thursday to counter extremist religions such as that ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now, the World ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:54 am
  • Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

    DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, he ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • Mother of U.S. reporter in Syria begs for his life

    BEIRUT – The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new image ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Vallas: Rauner plan would cost schools $4 billion

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Bruce Rauner’s proposal to dump a temporary state income tax increase would cost public schools $4 billion a year and lead to ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama again faces Congress question on Syria

    WASHINGTON – One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval fr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Rauner broadens Ag Department patronage criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – The GOP candidate for Illinois governor broadened his criticism of state agriculture officials Wednesday, saying the department was “ful ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama crafts rationale for immigration steps

    WASHINGTON – The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Both sides declare victory in Gaza war

    JERUSALEM – Both Israel’s prime minister and Hamas declared victory Wednesday in the Gaza war, although their competing claims left questions over fut ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
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