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  • U.S. officials: Video shows American's beheading

    WASHINGTON – A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Cary sets up three-year electric aggregation contract

    CARY – Electricity rates in town are going to increase in November, but are expected to be lower than the ComEd rates.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Power plant opposition surfaces in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With village business suspended in Oakwood Hills, residents turned up in Crystal Lake to voice their opposition to a proposed power pla ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 6:55 am
  • Work to start on McHenry lock, dam improvements

    McHENRY – The 75-year-old gates at the McHenry dam will be replaced as part of a $16.7 million improvement project.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Holder brings his civil rights push to Ferguson

    WASHINGTON – Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

    WASHINGTON – An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect with knife

    ST. LOUIS – A large crowd has gathered at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience s ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Algonquin prepares to switch trash collection

    ALGONQUIN – The village's trash collection service provider is set to change Sept. 1 from Waste Management to Groot, along with the days people have t ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Harvard police investigate sexual assault

    HARVARD – Police in Harvard are investigating a rape that happened in the early morning hours Tuesday.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Which Wich Superior Sandwiches to open in Crystal Lake this fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – National chain Which Wich Superior Sandwiches plans to bring its trillions of sandwich combinations to Crystal Lake.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Texas Gov. Perry assembles high-powered legal team

    AUSTIN, Texas – Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he is fighting a criminal indictment with the law on his side — not to mention a team of high-po ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Six years ordered for McHenry woman's drug plea deal

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry woman was sentenced to six years behind bars for her role in possessing and delivering heroin.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • 18-year-old transported to hospital after Huntley crash

    HUNTLEY – An 18-year-old driver on Tuesday was transported to Centegra Hospital-Woodstock after a two-car collision on Route 47, according to the Hunt ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Illinois sees year's 1st human case of West Nile

    SPRINGFIELD – Health officials in Illinois are reporting the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:29 am
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