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  • Illinois governor candidates stump on jobs

    CHICAGO – Illinois' gubernatorial candidates are focusing on the economy, with Gov. Pat Quinn touting his jobs record and Republican Bruce Rauner stop ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • CTA proposes 2015 budget without fare hikes

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority has proposed a $1.4 billion budget for next year that doesn't carry any fare increases or service cuts.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Ex-lawmaker could change plea in child porn case

    CHICAGO – A former Illinois state representative is deciding whether to change his plea to guilty in a child pornography case.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Marines depart Afghan headquarters

    WASHINGTON – The Marines’ handover of Camp Leatherneck to the Afghans is more than a signal that America’s longest war is ending. It is a reminder tha ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • NSA surveillance limits: The focus turns to courts

    WASHINGTON – While Congress mulls how to curtail the NSA’s collection of Americans’ telephone records, impatient civil liberties groups are looking to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Man, 81, drives minivan into Buss Ford car dealership in McHenry

    McHENRY – A car dealership employee was taken to the hospital after an 81-year-old man drove his car through the back of the building Monday afternoon ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Olympic ice skater Gracie Gold visits Crystal Ice House

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Seven-year-old Abigail Jungles skated around the circle, mimicking a half turn demonstrated by Olympic ice skater Gracie Gold.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Lakemoor approves bonds to fund new Village Hall construction

    LAKEMOOR – The new Lakemoor Village Hall will be paid for using saved-up development fees, sales tax revenue and bonds, village officials said.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake considers banning e-cigarette use in public

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake’s proposed ban on electronic cigarette usage in public places has ignited some pushback.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Visit McHenry County to relocate in downtown Huntley

    HUNTLEY – McHenry County tourism officials think they’ve found a visible location in downtown Huntley that can highlight a multimillion dollar industr ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County Board to re-vote on taking health care grant after outcry

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is calling a do-over on its vote last week to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to help people get insur ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Lakemoor to be on lookout for drunken drivers on Halloween

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor police will be stepping up their enforcement on Halloween. The department will ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School students get say in District 155 lunch menus amid federal restrictions

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Monday was a rare treat for Kenny Demann and students at Crystal Lake South High School as they had a say in an increasingly stringent ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • At least 2 injured in Homer Glen after Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm hayride trailer tips

    HOMER GLEN – At least two people were injured Monday afternoon when a tractor rolled over at Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates agree on Ebola quarantine

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner agree on imposing a quarantine on people returning from West Africa who might hav ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:42 pm
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