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  • Illinois Supreme Court decision deals with pension situation similar to Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE – The village of Island Lake isn’t the only municipality that has used pension funds to pay its bills.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry woman charged in weekend crash

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry woman has been charged with two misdemeanors for a two-vehicle crash that sent three people to the hospital over the weekend.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • County seeking nominees for commissions

    The McHenry County Board is seeking people interested in appointment to several of its boards and commissions.
    July 21, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Man gets 17 years for foiled murder-for-hire plot

    WHEATON (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for his foiled attempt to hire a hit man to kill three of his relatives ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September. Her husban ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with growing marijuana

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man was charged Monday with growing roughly $1,700 worth of marijuana at his apartment.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Man gets 65 years prison in dismemberment killing

    EDWARDSVILLE (AP) — One of two men accused of killing a southwestern Illinois woman and dismembering her body has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation are joining in a northern Idaho's woman appeal over the ...
    July 21, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Algonquin's Founders Days preparation begins

    ALGONQUIN – Workers are preparing for the annual Founders Days. Founders Days is set to begin Thurs ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Woodstock chef makes it to 'Hell's Kitchen' finale

    WOODSTOCK – Chef Scott Commings didn’t enter the Fox reality show “Hell’s Kitchen” expecting to win.
    July 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Obama touts expansion of program for minority boys

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced a major expansion of his initiative to improve the lives of boys and young men of color, with educators, ...
    July 21, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

    AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Rick Perry, a vocal critic of the White House's response to the surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally, plans ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who a ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Detroit: No water shutoffs for next 15 days

    DETROIT — Detroit suspended its aggressive policy of cutting off water to customers with unpaid bills on Monday, the latest response to a controversy ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • 3rd annual Red Run in Algonquin planned for Aug. 9

    ALGONQUIN – Organizers are planning the third annual Red Run to continue to raise money and awareness to end child sex trafficking.
    July 21, 2014 - 2:50 pm
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