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  • Geneva woman accused of poisoning husband

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman is accused of fatally poisoning her husband of 31 years last week, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s At ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Chicago schools announce cuts after union rejects offer

    CHICAGO – Officials with Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday that they’re ready to cut $100 million from school budgets and force teachers to pay more ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Fox Lake ambulance involved in crash

    FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake Fire Protection District ambulance was struck by another vehicle Tuesday while stopped at a Fox Lake intersection, officials sai ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Crystal Lake-area crash into building sends 2 to the hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A man and a girl were taken to Centegra Hospital – Woodstock after a van crashed about four feet into the side of a building in unincor ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Comcast to provide faster Internet option in McHenry County area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – By the end of 2016, Comcast customers in the McHenry County area will be able to access faster Internet service through existing lines ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Huntley police reports for Feb. 2, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 7:19 pm
  • Absent Voters: McHenry County agencies aim to boost turnout by registering, informing citizens

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part three of our Absent Voters series. The Northwest Herald examined data from the last 15 years of McHenry County elections f ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Plum Tree National Country Club in Harvard gets liquor license approved

    HARVARD – Serving alcohol at sporting events, concerts and weddings now will be possible at the Harvard-area Plum Tree National Country Club.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Barrington Hills police use Narcan for first time in heroin overdose

    BARRINGTON HILLS – For the first time since they started carrying the opioid reversal drug Narcan, Barrington Hills police used it to save someone sus ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Hillary Clinton's narrow win sparks nervousness among supporters

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – Hillary Clinton emerged from Iowa with a razor-thin victory over Bernie Sanders — and a new round of nervous second-guessi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's death

    A 28-year-old Island Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected heroin overdose death in Mundelein, police an ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • WATCH LIVE: Illinois House Districts 66, 63 candidates forum at McHenry County College

    The Northwest Herald will be live-streaming the McHenry County League of Women Voters' candidate forum at 7 p.m. Thursday at McHenry County College
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 6:16 pm
  • McHenry County Board chairman promotes economy, jobs in State of the County Address

    WOODSTOCK – The theme of McHenry County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller’s second State of the County Address was similar to his first – the only way th ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • McHenry Township Fire District to hire firefighters, paramedics

    McHENRY – The McHenry Township Fire Protection District is looking for part-time firefighters and firefighter paramedics.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percent

    SPRINGFIELD – Visits to Illinois' historic sites fell by 7 percent in 2015, despite the state's commemorations of the 150th anniversaries of the Civil ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:10 pm
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