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  • Illinois seeks to limit use of solitary confinement

    SPRINGFIELD – Brian Nelson’s years in solitary confinement left him terrified of other people, and he said he still can taste the concrete dust from h ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Gunman wounds 2 outside Wis. prom; killed by police

    ANTIGO, Wis. – An 18-year-old man opened fire with a high-powered rifle outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students bef ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Clinton, Trump stream ahead as rivals show signs of fading

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump surged Sunday toward another round of pivotal presidential primaries as their party leaders faced ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Woman transported with minor injuries after McHenry ATV crash

    McHENRY – One woman was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry with injuries not considered life-threatening after an all-terrain vehicle crash Sunday, ...
    April 24, 2016 - 9:15 pm
  • Huntley trustees balk at Village Inn's request for extra renovation funding

    HUNTLEY – Village Inn owner Bill Galanis will go back to the drawing board with his exterior renovation plans after village trustees balked at his fun ...
    April 25, 2016 - 6:56 pm
  • McHenry County zoning board considers renewing permits for gravel pit

    WOODSTOCK — Owners of a 204-acre property located about a mile south of Kishwaukee Valley Road and South Rose Farm Road in Seneca Township are applyin ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Man transported to hospital after shooting accident in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK — One man was transported to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself Sunday afternoon, a fire official said.
    April 24, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • McHenry County Human Race raises thousands for charities in 6th year

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Standing near the finish line of the McHenry County Human Race on Sunday morning, Melanie Pilat said there was some extra inspiration b ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Man transported to hospital after car crashes into tree in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD — One man was transported to Centegra Hospital-Woodstock with minor injuries after a one-car crash at Route 47 and 176 on Sunday morning, a f ...
    April 24, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • 3 transported after crash Saturday in Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE — Three people were transported to the hospital after a crash at Route 12 and Meyer Road on Saturday, a Spring Grove fire official said.
    April 24, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 24, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • N. Korea: Will halt nuke tests if U.S. stops S. Korea drills

    NEW YORK – North Korea’s foreign minister said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press that his country is ready to halt its nuclear tests ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Obama, fans mark 400 years since Shakespeare died

    LONDON – If all the world’s a stage, William Shakespeare is its architect.The playwright died 400 ye ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Delegate math: How Tuesday could close door on Sanders

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton can’t win enough delegates Tuesday to officially knock Bernie Sanders out of the presidential race, but she can erase any ...
    April 24, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Marengo council to review procedures after wastewater treatment plant incident

    MARENGO – A recent incident at the Marengo wastewater treatment plant has prompted the city to address what Marengo Mayor Donald Lockhart called “chai ...
    April 23, 2016 - 11:43 pm
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