Overcast
82°FOvercastFull Forecast

News

  • Winning ticket in Depot Days raffle tops $100,000 for Huntley man

    AMBOY – Alberto Flores made the 90-minute trip from Huntley to Amboy on Sunday. And on the drive back, he was $107,575 richer.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Algonquin man arrested on heroin-related charges

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin man was recently arrested after two grams of heroin were recovered from the vehicle he was driving, McHenry County sheriff's ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Severe thunderstorm warning expires for McHenry County

    The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a severe thunderstorm warning in McHenry County until 10:45 a.m. It was allowed to expire.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Palestinian officials: Cease-fire made with Israel

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Officials from Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the main groups fighting in Gaza, said Tuesday they have reached a deal with Israel to ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Maplewood Lane open in Crystal Lake after tree removal

    CRYSTAL LAKE –  Maplewood Lane between Oak Street and Lincoln Parkway in Crystal Lake has re-opened after a tree was removed from the roadway.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Chicago police issue alert for kidnapping suspect

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department has issued a community alert after an 11-year-old girl who escaped a kidnapping attempt reported seeing anothe ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B

    MIAMI (AP) — Burger King confirmed Tuesday that it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that could help give the fast-f ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Israel destroys 2 Gaza high-rises in escalation

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops Tuesday, collapsing one building and severely damag ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:36 am
  • Illinois seeks medical marijuana board nominees

    CHICAGO (AP) — The new medical marijuana program in Illinois is looking for health professionals and patients to serve on an advisory board.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:32 am
  • Hultgren to host health care forum at ECC

    ELGIN – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren will host a leadership forum on health care at Elgin Community College on Thursday to address the challenges of an “e ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Mourners urge black Americans to take action

    ST. LOUIS – The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown – recalling him as a “gentle giant,” aspiring rapper and recent high scho ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Expert calls for closure of Calif. nuclear plant

    LOS ANGELES – A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California’s last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whe ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn’t deter tourists

    NAPA, Calif. – Businesses in California’s wine capital on Monday mopped up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages, swept glass from ghostly downtow ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Fire officials: Man pulled from Lake Michigan

    EVANSTON – Evanston fire authorities say an elderly man has been pulled from Lake Michigan in critical condition.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers shot and killed two armed men in separate incidents on Sunday night on the city’s South Side, the department said.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    Advocate Sherman Hospital's #IceBucketChallenge

    More videos »
     

    Reader Poll

    Have you participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?
    Yes
    No