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  • Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new me ...
    NEW: July 23, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

    CHICAGO (AP) — When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the Sta ...
    NEW: July 23, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minis ...
    NEW: July 23, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity in contest for new office equipment

    The Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County is participating in a contest for a chance to win a $15,000 office technology upgrade, according to a news ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Free family program to look at pioneer play

    RINGWOOD – Pioneer play is the theme of this month's family-oriented Lost Valley Venture.The program ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Lake in the Hills looks to update economic incentive policy

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village officials want to update the village's economic incentive policy, which is in place to help attract businesses to the comm ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Historical schoolhouse, cemetery open to public

    MARENGO – Artifacts unearthed at a 1867 limestone one-room schoolhouse as well as a pre-Civil War cemetery will be on display this August.
    July 23, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Ukrainian fighter jets shot down by pro-Russian rebels

    KHARKIV, Ukraine – Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukra ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Historical society offers one-room schoolhouse experience

    UNION – Classic songs, geography and spelling lessons and passages from turn-of-the-century books will make up a one-room schoolhouse experience.
    July 23, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    JERUSALEM – Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce between Israe ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

    GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The Costa Concordia cruise liner has begun its final voyage, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it ...
    July 23, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Chicago to add noise monitors near O'Hare airport

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago plans to install eight new airport noise monitors in neighborhoods near O'Hare International Airport.
    July 23, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • Ex-school janitor accused of assaulting students

    CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago Public Schools janitor is accused of raping one student and fondling another while working at a South Side high school ...
    July 23, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District seeks more time to buy property

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A delay in the removal of two billboards is causing the Crystal Lake Park District to need more time to close on a purchase of 27 ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Oakwood Hills residents voice concerns about power plant project

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The first public presentation of a proposed $450 million power plant was mostly met with concern and resistance from residents wanting t ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
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