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  • Crystal Lake Park District projects include community center survey, restoration work

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The state grant to pay for the renovations at Main Beach remains on hold, but the Crystal Lake Park District is moving “cautiously but ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Lake in the Hills reviews sketch plans for proposed hotel, apartment complex

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Last year, a hospitality study indicated the village could support a hotel if such a project were to emerge, and on Monday night, ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Patients' medical records under threat from data breaches, hacks, thefts

    CHICAGO — Your private medical information is under threat. That's according to a study that found almost 30 million health records nationwide were in ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Drew Peterson to stand trial in July in murder-for-hire case

    CHESTER — Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer charged with trying to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison for his th ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Jury selection winds down in Colorado theater shooting case

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A jury could be seated Tuesday in the Colorado theater shooting case, capping a nearly three-month selection process that experts ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • Richmond girls turned away from daddy-daughter dance

    RICHMOND – A night they expected to be filled with dancing ended in tears for three Richmond girls when Richmond Grade School leaders refused to let t ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Crystal Lake South teacher charged with soliciting sex in prostitution sting resigns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake South High School teacher has resigned two months after he was charged with soliciting sex during a prostitution sting i ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Illinois catering employee admits stealing wedding gifts

    PEKIN (AP) — A central Illinois woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a couple's gifts while she worked for a caterer at thei ...
    April 14, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Huntley police reports for April 14, 2015

    • Katelynn R. Jung-Vojick, 20, 11807 Woodcreek Drive, Unit D, Huntley, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 6, with disorderly conduct.
    April 14, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Woodstock police reports for April 14, 2015

    • Erika A. Brenner, 29, 740 Cunat Blvd., Richmond, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 6, with driving under the influence of drugs, driving with an expired lic ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for April 14, 2015

    • Tyra A. Tenuta, 48, 520 Vintage Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Thursday, Jan. 8, with two counts of domestic battery.
    April 14, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • 'Controlled' burn in Crystal Lake damages residents' homes (with videos)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mike Staples realized the blaze burning in the wetlands behind his house was too close when he saw a piece of siding fall onto his dec ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • State senators Althoff, McConnaughay to host Algonquin education funding forum

    ALGONQUIN – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, and state Sen. Pam Althoff, R-McHenry, will partner Thursday at a community forum in Algonqu ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Carpentersville school celebrates Week of the Young Child with story time (with video)

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Sitting along the windows of his school library Tuesday morning, Bob Mugera learned about opposites, baby cows and crab claws.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Prosecutors investigate fatal shooting of teen by Chicago police

    CHICAGO — Federal and county prosecutors are investigating the October fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer of a teenager who authorities say wa ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:04 am
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