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  • Texas man arrested in grandmother's Illinois death

    EAST DUNDEE – A man suspected in the fatal stabbing of his 85-year-old grandmother in her northern Illinois home has been arrested in Texas.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Gov. Quinn vetoes bill increasing speed limit

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed legislation aimed at increasing the speed limit from 65 to 70 miles per hour on interstate highways around Illinoi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Quinn signs pregnancy discrimination measure

    CHICAGO – New guidelines aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against pregnant women were signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn this week, a move ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Quinn: State agencies must follow hiring rules

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn deflected blame for state hiring problems Tuesday, saying agencies must follow anti-patronage hiring rules – even when th ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital construction on target

    BARRINGTON – Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital supporters and staff are quick to celebrate any construction milestone in their years-long, $247 million ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Open-ended Gaza truce puts off tough issues

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel and Gaza’s ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting – an uneasy deal that ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Faith Lutheran defeats Alden-Hebron

    Faith Lutheran played Alden-Hebron during Tuesday's volleyball match August 26, 2014 in Hebron. Faith Lutheran won, 2-1.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Finalist chosen to lead health department

    The McHenry County Board of Health has selected its candidate to supervise the health department. T ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • District 155 sets new ACT record

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The bar has been set for the Class of 2015 at Community High School District 155. As ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Cary accepting applications for Citizen's Police Academy

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is accepting applications for its next Citizen Police Academy. Cl ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

    WASHINGTON – Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreve ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • McHenry walk to raise money for poor

    McHENRY – Proceeds from an upcoming fundraiser will go toward helping those living paycheck to paycheck, helping avert eviction or utility shutoffs.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Oakwood Hills to reopen Tuesday with security in place

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills officials confirmed Tuesday that Village Hall is scheduled to reopen to the public Sept. 2 with security measures in pla ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • MCCD event to showcase archeology

    RINGWOOD – Prehistoric people used atlatls to give their spears more power on big-game hunts. And v ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Registration open for Weekend of Restoration

    RINGWOOD – The oak woodlands of Glacial Park will be the focus of a restoration effort this coming October.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:32 pm
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