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  • Woodstock man faces theft, weapons charges in alleged drug debt dispute

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old Woodstock man faces theft and other charges after a dispute over an alleged drug debt, police said.
    June 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Former Crystal Lake woman gets probation for 2nd animal cruelty conviction

    WOODSTOCK – A Mount Prospect woman convicted of starving horses in her care was sentenced Wednesday to probation and six months in jail.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Cary police looking for information after reported burglaries

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is seeking information after several reported burglaries this week, according to a department news release.
    June 25, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Marengo City Council settles debate over public works director oversight

    MARENGO – After eight weeks of debate stretching over four regular meetings, the Marengo City Council has decided not to change the oversight process ...
    June 26, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Harvard appoints consultant to create parks plan

    HARVARD – A long-term plan for Harvard’s park system will assess the condition of the parks, get community input and create a comprehensive plan to he ...
    June 24, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Thunderstorms to bring heavy rain, damaging winds to McHenry County

    A round of thunderstorms could pummel the McHenry County area tonight, National Weather Service meteorologists warned.
    June 24, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Algonquin to consider Mundelein firm for water, sewer rate study

    ALGONQUIN – The village is considering a Mundelein-based engineering firm to conduct a comprehensive water and sewer rate and fee study.
    June 26, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • McHenry County teens, parents: Weigh in on summer jobs, employment

    With school now out, we're looking to interview teenagers and families about teen summertime employment (or the lack thereof).
    June 24, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • MCC's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter gets Illinois honor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College chapter of the official honor society for two-year colleges has been named an outstanding chapter in Illinoi ...
    June 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • McHenry artist featured at McHenry County College

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A McHenry artist is being featured at an exhibit at McHenry County College.The exhibi ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County government receives energy award

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County government’s conservation initiatives have won it an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties.
    June 27, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Conservation District expanding hay program for more revenue

    WOODSTOCK – The hope behind a new pilot program being tested by the McHenry County Conservation District is that it brings in a few extra dollars whil ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Former McHenry County coroner's lawyer will be paid $150 an hour

    WOODSTOCK – The private attorney who will be appointed to defend a former McHenry County coroner on felony charges could be paid at a rate of $150 an ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for June 24, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Coal City tornado most powerful to hit Chicago-area since Plainfield twister in 1990

    COAL CITY — Packing 160-mile-per-hour winds, the Coal City tornado that touched down Monday night was the most powerful to hit the region since the Au ...
    June 24, 2015 - 12:16 pm
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