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  • Follow along: Woodstock chef in "Hell's Kitchen" finale

    Woodstock chef Scott Commings might be a big winner tonight. The season finale of the FOX reality sh ...
    July 24, 2014 - 8:36 pm
  • US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separati ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 6.1 percent in June, a post-recession low, according to preliminary figures from the U. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO — The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straigh ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Immigration detainers down in McLean County

    BLOOMINGTON — Federal immigration detainers have dropped in a central Illinois county where they sparked protests two years ago.
    July 24, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • 16-year-old boy shot dead in Chicago house

    CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 16-year-old boy is dead after a bullet fired from outside came through a window and struck him inside a South Side home ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

    ALGIERS, Algeria — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over norther ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Woodstock man arrested on multiple drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – Juan M. Huerta, a 41-year-old Woodstock resident, was arrested Wednesday for multiple drug offenses, according to a news release from the ...
    July 24, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for July 24, 2014

    • Jessica W. Branham, 42, 1310 Getzelman Road, Hampshire, was charged Monday, July 7, with retail theft.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Man robbed by fake police on Illinois highway

    LITCHFIELD — Illinois State Police say a driver was robbed on Interstate 55 near Litchfield by men who impersonated police officers.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Illinois farmers benefit from manure share program

    DECATUR — Illinois gardeners and livestock owners have formed mutually beneficial relationships through a free online manure exchange program.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Man held in 1992 strangling death of Illinois teen

    CHICAGO — A 71-year-old man has been arrested in California in connection with the 1992 strangling death of an Illinois teenager.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:07 am
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