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  • Woodstock police host 'Coffee with the Chief' on May 11

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer will discuss various issues with residents May 11 during the latest “Coffee with the Chief” event.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 accepting applications for board vacancy

    HARVARD – Interested residents can now apply for a spot on the Harvard School District 50 Board, after an odd twist created a vacancy.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Prairie Grove police issues alert after suspicious incident

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The Prairie Grove Police Department is recommending residents lock their doors after a suspicious incident off Wirth Trail.
    April 29, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library District to celebrate early literacy program

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District on Thursday plans to celebrate 15 youngsters whose parents committed to reading 1,001 books to ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Nicor to release natural gas in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nicor will release natural gas from a gas main near south Ridgefield Road and Route 14 on Wednesday afternoon, according to an alert fr ...
    April 29, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • McHenry County Board can't implement "revolving door" rule

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board does not have the authority to implement rules forbidding former board members or people appointed to paid boards ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Algonquin trying to meet state requirements for affordable housing

    ALGONQUIN – Officials on Tuesday said there is more work to be done in bringing affordable housing to the village of Algonquin.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Bull Valley Road reopens after liquid fertilizer truck struck tree

    BULL VALLEY – A truck hauling liquid fertilizer had its rear tires ripped off Wednesday after hitting a tree on Bull Valley Road, police said.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Tensions ease in Baltimore as curfew lifts, schools reopen

    BALTIMORE — Schools reopened across the city and tensions seemed to ease Wednesday after Baltimore made it through the first night of its curfew witho ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Land Conservancy of McHenry County has rain barrels for sale

    WOODSTOCK –  The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is working with Upcycle Products to offer 55-gallon rain barrels, which are available to buy.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Missing Crystal Lake teen found in 'good health'

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 15-year-old boy from Crystal Lake was found about 4 p.m. Wednesday in good health, the Crystal Lake Police Department announced.
    April 29, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • FAA chief: Gyrocopter 'indistinguishable' from other non-aircraft like birds, kite

    WASHINGTON — A small gyrocopter that flew through miles of the nation's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol was "indistinguish ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Aurora theater gunman's stoic behavior at heart of Colorado trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The courtroom where the Colorado theater shooting trial is unfolding is awash with emotion as survivors recount the horrors of dod ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Former Illinois Governor Dan Walker dies at age 92, son says

    CHICAGO — Former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker, who spent four tumultuous years in the governor's office and nearly 18 painful months as an inmate in feder ...
    April 29, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Insurers skirt health care law's protections for women, report says

    CHICAGO — Some insurance plans offered on the health overhaul law's new marketplaces violate the law's requirements for women's health, according to a ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:33 am
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