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  • Trial starts for ex-Wonder Lake man accused of sexually assaulting girl

    WOODSTOCK – Opening statements are set to begin Tuesday morning for the trial of a former Wonder Lake man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • YOUR PHOTOS: Aug. 2 storm hits McHenry County

    Reader and staff submitted images of McHenry County severe weather. Send yours with your name and town to tips@nwherald.com
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • MCC offers adds web development classes to online offerings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is open for online classes on a variety of topics such as medical billing, accounting and food nutrition.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • McHenry County storm damages trees, power lines; Lake County tornado confirmed

    A severe thunderstorm that tore through McHenry County caused little destruction other than toppling trees and power lines, officials assessing damage ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Colorado theater shooting jury keeps death penalty as option

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James H ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Arlington Heights man killed in motorcycle crash between Crystal Lake, Cary

    A 50-year-old Arlington Heights motorcyclist died after he drove into the opposite lane of traffic and struck two vehicles Sunday between Crystal Lake ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Crystal Lake police ID Huntley teen who crashed into church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Members of Crystal Lake's Hope Church are praying for the 19-year-old Huntley man who drove into their sanctuary as they wait to find o ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Video: Greenwood Township employees clear downed branches

    After severe storms rolled through McHenry County on Sunday night, Greenwood Township employees cleared downed branches in Wonder Lake.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • U.S. auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

    DETROIT – Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting stat ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up in June

    WASHINGTON – Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 3; Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 7:49 am
  • Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

    CHICAGO – Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search fo ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Man killed when storm slams tent down on crowd near Chicago

    CHICAGO – A man was killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moori ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:16 pm
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