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  • Crystal Lake issues extra 31 tickets over Super Bowl weekend crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE –An extra 31 tickets were issued this past weekend through a stepped-up enforcement effort for the Super Bowl, the Crystal Lake Police D ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch to visit 6 cities to highlight good police work

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Huntley Village Board to vote on restricting trucks from downtown streets

    HUNTLEY — The Village Board will vote this week on whether to restrict trucks driving through the village's downtown streets after several trustees op ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Fox River Grove man hospitalized after oxygen mask catches fire, official says

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A 64-year-old Fox River Grove man was taken to the hospital with minor second-degree burns after his oxygen mask caught fire, a fire ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for Feb. 8, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Neighbors in Crystal Lake South High School bleacher lawsuit to get $273K in attorney fees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will be responsible for covering $273,000 in legal bills for the property owners who filed a lawsuit ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Everyday Heroes Breakfast Tickets

    Everyday Heroes are the people who make McHenry County a great place to live and work. They make a ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • U.S. faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-ISIS war

    WASHINGTON – To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:15 pm
  • Woodstock Police not charging man who left loaded gun at post office

    WOODSTOCK – The 56-year-old Woodstock man who dropped his loaded gun at the U.S. Post Office in Woodstock will not face charges from local police beca ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

    TORONTO – Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 2 ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Chicago Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports

    CHICAGO – For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage th ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's patrol leader with criminal background resigns

    WOODSTOCK – The man McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim appointed to a supervisory position despite criticism about his criminal background that surfaced ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Sewer repairs close Crystal Lake streets

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two streets adjacent to Route 14 in Crystal Lake will be closed until 5 p.m. today because of a sewer repair, according to an alert fro ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcemen ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Ted Cruz seeks to appeal to supporters on fringe of GOP

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.The ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:43 am
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