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  • McHenry County Board fills Human Resources Committee, ending impasse

    WOODSTOCK – More than two months after sparing it from consolidation, the McHenry County Board finally has members on its Human Resources Committee.
    UPDATED: Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • Crime mugs for February 2017 in the McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:31 am
  • What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathroo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:06 am
  • 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesavin ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:05 am
  • Sterne's Woods and Fen restoration project means temporary closures

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Parts of the walking trail at Sterne’s Woods and Fen, 5617 E. Hillside Road, will be closed temporarily during a planned $50,000 restor ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Sculpture of Cary's founder to be put in Jaycee Park

    CARY – When Cary-Grove Historical Society founder and President Pam Losey speaks with students, she always asks them how the village of Cary was named ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Police accuse Fox River Grove brothers of selling drugs

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Two Fox River Grove men face felony drug charges after a monthlong investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Ta ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Ex-Oakwood Hills man faces child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man will be in court Thursday facing 10 counts of child pornography charges.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • County Board to take another shot at filling Human Resources Committee

    WOODSTOCK – An ad hoc McHenry County Board committee took another shot late Tuesday afternoon at filling a Human Resources Committee that has been vac ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry County suicides now trending down; mental health board says prevention efforts paying off

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Suicides are at a seven-year low in McHenry County.“We’re working hard to address the ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Woodstock business owners concerned about $78M Route 47 construction proposal

    WOODSTOCK – The multimillion-dollar Route 47 widening project that could take two years to complete drew a crowd at the Woodstock City Council meeting ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Drew Peterson transferred out of Illinois prison system

    MENARD – Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in the disappearance of his fourt ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation’s dea ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Graffiti found at 4 popular monuments in Washington, D.C.

    WASHINGTON – The National Park Service said graffiti has been found at four memorials in Washington.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Federal appeals court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
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