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  • First U.S. Ebola victim to die: Could more have been done for Thomas Eric Duncan?

    DALLAS — When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • New York, New Jersey governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workers

    NEW YORK — State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medica ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Illinois Ebola quarantine meant to 'quell fears'

    CHICAGO — Illinois officials say a mandatory home quarantine announced Friday for travelers from three West African nations won't be used for medical ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Chicago man arrested in Island Lake for multiple drug offenses

    ISLAND LAKE – A Chicago man was arrested on multiple drug charges Thursday in Island Lake, ending a monthlong narcotics investigation, the McHenry Cou ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Medical marijuana dilemma: Where to get the first pot seeds?

    CHICAGO — As more states legalize medical marijuana, there's one stage in the process nobody wants to talk about: the part where people still have to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • 24-year-old man charged in Dixmoor video chat killing

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County authorities have charged a 24-year-old man in connection to the fatal shooting of another man while he was video chatting w ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Plane makes emergency landing in Illinois soybean field near Quincy

    LIBERTY (AP) — A twin-propeller airplane has made an emergency landing in a western Illinois soybean field after running out of fuel.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Garbage truck catches fire near Crystal Lake fire station

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake firefighters didn’t have to go far for a garbage truck on fire Monday morning.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Oct. 27, 2014

    • Sarah P. Daniels, 25, 1615 Donovan Court, McHenry, was charged Friday, Aug. 22, with retail theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession o ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Glenview Doors typifies unique craftsmanship

    Looking for unique, high-quality doors for your home or business? Glenview Doors creates custom and ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • No injuries after 15-acre Lake in the Hills brush fire

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – It took more than two hours for firefighters to put out a 15-acre brush fire Saturday in an open grass area in Lake in the Hills, ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Syria activists say Kobani death toll passes 800

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – A Syrian activist group said Sunday that the death toll in 40 days of fighting in and around the northern Syrian border town of ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Toronto voters look elsewhere besides Ford

    TORONTO – Enough with the crack smoking, public drunkenness and outrageous behavior. After four years in which City Hall has sometimes been as enterta ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Pro-Western parties seen leading Ukraine vote

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainians overwhelmingly voted in several pro-Western parties in a landmark parliamentary election Sunday, another nudge in the forme ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Hazing trial starts for 4 FAMU band members

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A & M University’s Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents. But one of the nation’s most-celebrated ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 11:51 pm
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