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  • Judge tosses 1 of 2 battery cases against former District 200 teacher

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Thursday tossed one of the cases against a former Olson Elementary School teacher accused of inappropriately tou ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • County Board takes first step in reorganization debate

    WOODSTOCK – The newly created McHenry County Board Reorganization Committee spent portions of its first meeting Thursday looking anything but organize ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Huntley man charged with kidnapping

    LINCOLNSHIRE –A 21-year-old Huntley man has been charged with attempting to kidnap a teenage girl. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • McHenry man charged with murder

    A McHenry man who was previously charged with concealing a homicide, was charged Wednesday with murder of the woman found in his home, the McHenry Cou ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Stuff the Bus to help students in need Sunday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can help McHenry County school children in need Sunday at the Crystal Lake Wal-Mart during the Salvation's Army Stuff th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursda ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Quinn: Rauner ad shows 'pattern of dishonesty'

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has blasted a new commercial by his Republican opponent in which headlines from news stories appear doctored.
    July 24, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Spring Grove man charged with child pornography possession

    SPRING GROVE – A Spring Grove man has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, the Illinois Attorney General's Office said.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Lake in the Hills man charged after standoff with police

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 50-year-old Lake in the Hills man was charged with endangering the life of his teenage son, a day after he barricaded himself in ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Island Lake man makes trip to West Bank

    ISLAND LAKE — Two days after returning from the central West Bank, Kale Mayberry, 29, was still very much processing everything he had experienced.
    July 25, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Follow along: Woodstock chef in "Hell's Kitchen" finale

    Woodstock chef Scott Commings might be a big winner tonight. The season finale of the FOX reality sh ...
    July 24, 2014 - 8:36 pm
  • US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separati ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 6.1 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 6.1 percent in June, a post-recession low, according to preliminary figures from the U. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO — The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straigh ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
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