Fog/Mist
55FFog/MistFull Forecast

News

  • Small contaminant found in Lakewood's groundwater

    LAKEWOOD – Government officials advised some Lakewood residents who use private wells to test their water after routine environmental tests discovered ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Huntley police host "Coffee with a Cop" Saturday

    HUNTLEY – Residents can ask questions and share concerns with Huntley police over some coffee during the latest "Coffee with a Cop" event on Saturday.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:05 pm
  • McLean County nixes marijuana cultivation center

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The McLean County Board denied a special use permit for a proposed medical marijuana cultivation center on Tuesday, saying it woul ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • United Way of Greater McHenry County sets $1 million distribution goal

    The 2014 campaign for United Way of Greater McHenry County kicks off Wednesday with sights set on gifting out $1 million throughout the upcoming fundi ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 6:47 pm
  • McHenry East teacher fired, accused of taking upskirt photo of student

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry high school teacher was fired in the wake of criminal allegations he took a photograph of a student’s undergarments.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Most dangerous kind of obesity: Americans' bellies expanding fast, CDC study says

    CHICAGO — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startlin ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Dates on food labels a source of confusion for many, McHenry County experts say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When it comes to food, sometimes the numbers do lie. A recent survey by the public sa ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:27 am
  • Woodstock man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK — Police arrested a Woodstock man on allegations he engaged in sex acts with a young girl.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner questions medical marijuana program secrecy

    CHICAGO — Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wouldn't have signed legislation creating Illinois' medical marijuana pilot progr ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Mundelein teen charged with reckless conduct in Marengo rollover crash

    MARENGO – Two people were taken to an area hospital and a Mundelein man was arrested on charges of reckless conduct after a Saturday rollover crash, p ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Illinois meat-tampering suspect accused of putting needles in supermarket packages seeks bond

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats that a federal prosecutor calle ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Sept. 16, 2014

    • Saul Rendon, 49, 1522 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 5, with driving under the influence, driving an uninsured motor vehicle ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills releases Labor Day police enforcement figures

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – One person was charged with driving under the influence and one person was arrested on drug-related charges during the village's l ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Resident injured in Elgin house explosion, fire officials say

    ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — An Elgin man is in intensive care after an explosion blew out the walls and windows of his house, fire officials said.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Deadly Cairo bank holdup hearing set for Illinois man

    BENTON, Ill. — A man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has been ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all NWH instances for analytics purposes.

    13th anniversary of 9/11 at Eastview Elementary

    More videos

    Reader Poll

    Have you experienced any problems with signing up for the insurance under the Affordable Care Act?
    Yes
    No
    Haven't tried