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  • Chicago Police fatally shoot man during foot chase

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police said a sergeant responding to a call of a battery in progress on the city's South Side shot and killed a 19-year-old man duri ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois hunters get more than 54K deer in season's first days

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters harvested more than 54,000 deer during the first weekend of firearm deer season last weekend.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Des Plaines hires private eye to find who leaked documents

    DES PLAINES – A Chicago suburb will spend as much as $30,000 on a private investigator to find out who leaked confidential documents to a local newspa ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • 8-year-old girl found dead in Olney in Southern Illinois, police said

    OLNEY – An 8-year-old missing girl was found dead in a Southern Illinois town, and authorities said the case is being investigated as a homicide.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Death toll in construction accident in China rises to 74

    BEIJING – The death toll from the collapse of scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China rose to 74, state media said Friday, in the country' ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner pardons Vietnam pilot convicted as teen

    CHICAGO – Patrick McNamee was 17 when the car he was driving crashed in Illinois in 1954, killing his best friend. After pleading guilty to reckless h ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake house fire causes about $50,000 in damages

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded to a house fire Thursday that left the home uninhabitable, according to a news releas ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 9:17 pm
  • Road closed in Huntley after traffic incident on Route 20, Sheriff's Office says

    HUNTLEY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is advising people to avoid Route 20 between Harmony Road and Church Road for the next several hours bec ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry's Tree of Life church hosting Christmas pageant

    McHENRY – The Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road, is inviting the public to its Christmas pageant service Dec. 11 ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Fox River, Geneva Lake eagle watching event planned Dec. 10

    McHenry County Conservation District officials announced an event next month that will appeal to eagle enthusiasts.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Harvard sets tax levy; newly instated mayor plans projects

    HARVARD – The city’s levy is expected to rise by nearly 5 percent in the upcoming fiscal year.City C ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • McHenry man arrested for DUI after ATV crash seriously injures passenger

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was arrested for driving under the influence Tuesday afternoon after an ATV crash sent his passenger to the hospital, accord ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Lake in the Hills woman dies after being rescued from house fire

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills woman removed from a house fire with life-threatening injuries last week has died, according to the Cook Count ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Wonder Lake man gets 6 months jail for killing McHenry teen in DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – In a packed courtroom on the day before Thanksgiving, Carrie Kilpatrick saw the man who admitted to killing her son sentenced to six month ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Chicago man will spend 56 years in prison for killing Island Lake woman in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Chicago man to 56 years in prison for the “brutal” murder of 48-year-old Karen Scavelli in 2014.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 pm
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