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  • Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

    BEIRUT – An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which c ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

    UNITED NATIONS – The international group Doctor Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented that tre ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Problems abound with health law immigration papers

    MIAMI – More than 300,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Climatologist says August warmed up in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois state climatologist says that after a cooler-than-usual July the summer finally turned warmer in August. And the season has b ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • One Person Found Shot in Crystal Lake Neighborhood

    McHenry County Sheriff's Office is investigating what appears to be an attempted home invasion.   ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

    DETROIT – Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Illinois prisons struggle with backup power issues

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Corrections officials are investigating a prison power outage to decide whether the state's correctional faciliti ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • U.S. construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Illinois starts accepting medical marijuana requests

    CHICAGO – Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to apply for special ID cards allowing them to use medical marijuana under a new state law.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Police: Woman shot intruder near Crystal Lake

    WOODSTOCK – Authorities confirmed that a Crystal Lake woman who called 911 to report a break-in, reportedly shot one of the would-be intruders in the ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • U.S. eating habits improve a bit – except among poor

    CHICAGO – Americans' eating habits have improved – except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among weal ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Pakistan’s premier challenged by raging anti-gov’t protests

    ISLAMABAD – Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-governmen ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Tensions simmer on McHenry City Council

    McHENRY – A city’s strategic plan lists its strengths and weaknesses and outlines its goals.It’s not ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Parents of ill boy fight extradition from Spain

    LONDON – The parents say they want to give their 5-year-old boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they lea ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants

    BAGHDAD – Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and com ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:59 pm
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