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  • Algonquin superintendent named president of Illinois Arborist Association

    ALGONQUIN – The village's General Services Superintendent Steve Ludwig has been named president of the Illinois Arborist Association.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers lawsuit: District 155 seeks another appeal

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 is continuing to fight the legal battle over the $1.18 million bleacher expansion a McHenry County j ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Inmate freed in landmark Illinois capital punishment case

    CHICAGO – A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was rele ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • 2 people injured in crash at Spring Grove-Fox Lake border that flipped car

    Two people were taken to an area hospital Thursday after a crash that landed one vehicle on its roof on the Spring Grove-Fox Lake border, fire officia ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Crystal Lake police check on sex offenders ahead of Halloween

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are going door-to-door ahead of Halloween to make sure sex offenders are living at their registered addresses.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Harvard begins considering property tax levy increase

    HARVARD – How much, if any, should the city raise its property tax levy is a question the City Council is considering.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Investigator: Alstory Simon confessed to 1982 double killing multiple times

    CHICAGO — The private investigator who got a man to confess to a 1982 double killing says he has no regrets after a Cook County judge ordered the man ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Wonder Lake man denies charges in McHenry crash that killed teen skateboarder

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old Wonder Lake man accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a McHenry teenager denied all allegations against him.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Teen injured after Lake in the Hills rollover crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old man was transported to an area hospital Wednesday night after a rollover crash in Lake in the Hills.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • New York street harassment on display in viral video from Hollaback

    NEW YORK — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street ha ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Brutal winter could be deadly for war-torn eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset

    STOCKHOLM — Sweden's new left-leaning government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state — a move that comes during increased tensions between Arab ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • U.S. Senate control could turn on 2 independents' moves

    WASHINGTON — After millions of Americans vote next week, it's possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.The public declaration, in an essay written ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Nurse defies Ebola quarantine in Maine for 2nd time, taking bike ride

    FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her p ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:18 am
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