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  • 2014 Take a Stand for Turning Point radiothon

    The 2014 Take a Stand for Turning Point radiothon Friday in Crystal Lake. The 36-hour fundraiser for McHenry County's only comprehensive domestic viol ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Huge crowds greet pope at martyr beatification

    SEOUL, South Korea – Hundreds of thousands of people turned out Saturday for one of the highlights of Pope Francis' trip to South Korea: The beatifica ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Russia denies its vehicles were destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forc ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • New allegations in teen's shooting roil Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had b ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Meeting will discuss Pullman neighborhood's legacy

    CHICAGO – An upcoming Illinois Historic Preservation Agency meeting will explore possible options for including Chicago's Pullman neighborhood in the ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Police: Man dons burqa disguise to commit ATM theft

    CHICAGO – Authorities say a security guard donned a burqa to disguise himself as he stole $168,000 from a La Grange ATM this week.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Chicago couple charged with murder at Indonesian resort

    BALI, Indonesia – Indonesian police charged an American couple with murder Friday after the body of the woman's 62-year-old mother was found stuffed i ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Union author promotes four-pronged approach to life

    UNION – Timothy Lynn of Union was only 16 years old when he began bearing the full weight of adult responsibility.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Grooming bill inspired by Amati investigation signed into law

    A law inspired by the grooming allegations made against Woodstock Police Sgt. Chip Amati was signed into law Friday by Gov. Pat Quinn.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Illinois to end relationship with lottery vendor

    CHICAGO – Illinois will end its contract with the private vendor that operates the $2 billion-a-year state lottery over "serious concerns" with compan ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Local doctor seeks help for Caribbean region

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Even at 70 years old, Dr. Lawrence Lavine cannot resist the call of Haiti.After numer ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Sun City Huntley lake reopens after chemical spill

    HUNTLEY – A lake at Sun City Huntley reopened Friday after preliminary results from a lab in Singapore revealed that the chemicals that spilled and co ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Township property tax assessments moving forward

    More than half of McHenry County’s townships have published their property assessments, with two more on the way.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • 'Fort Knox' security for Illinois marijuana trade

    CHICAGO – Medical marijuana in Illinois will be encased in vaults, monitored by security guards and protected by fingerprint-recognition biometrics.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Take a Stand for Turning Point kicks off

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eight-year-old Alek Muellner was in the car with his mom Friday when he heard something on the radio worth spending his $20 allowance o ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:05 am
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