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  • Winter storm watch for McHenry County could bring first snow, up to 8 inches

    The first winter storm of the season could blanket McHenry County in up to 8 inches of snow this weekend, according to the forecast from the National ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 19; Obama vows veto of refugee bill

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:23 am
  • Prosecutor: Paris attacks mastermind not arrested in raid

    SAINT-DENIS, France – Heavily armed French SWAT teams swooped in Wednesday and neutralized a cell that was ready to launch new attacks, leaving at lea ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • Despite heavy U.S. airstrikes, IS threat persists

    WASHINGTON – In measuring progress in the American-led air war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, numbers tell one story but results tell an ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Huntley Library basket raffle fundraiser running Nov. 20 through Dec. 15

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library Friends Foundation will display prizes for its annual Holiday Basket Fundraiser from Friday through Dec. 15.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Food service chef opens Stucky's Bar and Grille in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg resident who since 2009 has helped make and deliver personalized meals as part of her chef service plans to bring a personal t ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Prairie Grove village property tax rate could fall next year, president says

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove residents could see the amount they pay to the village in property taxes fall next year.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Blaziers have blazed a trail in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – If you’ve lived in the Crystal Lake area for a while, you’ve probably met, or at least know of, Bob and Rosemary Blazier.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft hosts 3-day grand opening in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – The JoAnn Fabrics and Craft store will mark the opening of its new and larger location in Algonquin with a three-day grand opening special ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Crash into McHenry railroad crossing gate caused by seizure, fire official says

    McHENRY – A man was sent to the hospital after he had a seizure and crashed into a railroad crossing gate on Route 120 in McHenry Wednesday night, a f ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Pedcor submits revised Cary site plan, might be OK'd for permits by year's end

    CARY – Weeks after losing an appeal regarding lot coverage calculations, Pedcor Industries has submitted a modified site plan for its proposed afforda ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Defense seeks to ban McHenry-area murder suspect's police interview

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a McHenry-area man accused of murdering his former girlfriend has asked a judge to bar statements he made to auth ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Hampshire woman killed in Elgin after being hit by vehicle on Route 31

    The Kane County coroner has identified a woman who was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Elgin.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • McHenry School District 156 approves 1.5 percent tentative levy increase

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 is asking taxpayers for a total 2015 tax levy of $22.8 million, not including bond and interest, ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 board to keep 2015 tax levy flat

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After unanimously rejecting a proposal to ask for an increase in property tax dollars, the Community High School District 155 Board vot ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:49 am
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