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  • Judge orders commitment of Woodstock man as sexually violent person

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Friday ordered the civil commitment of a Woodstock convicted sex offender with an admitted sexual foot fetish.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Woman taken to hospital following crash in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin on Friday afternoon after a crash flipped the car she was in on its side.
    April 24, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Woodstock officials change city code to allow bar owner to serve on council

    WOODSTOCK – A bar owner in Woodstock can maintain his business and serve the City Council, after city officials made a change to their code that has a ...
    UPDATED: April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Police investigating McHenry bank robbery at BMO Harris (with video)

    McHENRY – The McHenry Police Department is investigating a robbery Friday at the BMO Harris Bank on Richmond Road in McHenry, police said.
    UPDATED: April 24, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Island Lake police chief resigns for health reasons

    ISLAND LAKE – The Island Lake police chief has resigned due to health reasons, the village president said.
    April 24, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • McHenry cancels Mayday Canine Rescue event over influenza concerns

    MCHENRY –Because of concerns over canine influenza, the City of McHenry has canceled its Mayday Canine Rescue event that was originally scheduled for ...
    UPDATED: April 24, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Italian authorities: Extremist suspects planned Vatican terror attack

    MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Va ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame in favor of Splenda on customer concerns

    NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Huntley husband accused in beating death sought medical help for wife, documents show

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County court documents reveal new details in the first-degree murder case of a Huntley man accused in the beating death of his wif ...
    UPDATED: April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Harvard's Coventry Home on Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois list

    HARVARD – About a year ago Tom Beetstra decided he couldn't watch his former barn deteriorate anymore.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Amtrak says Illinois pets-on-trains pilot project a success

    CHICAGO — Amtrak says it has not had a single complaint or problem with a pilot project in Illinois allowing customers to travel with small pets. So, ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Attorney wants Slender Man suspect moved for psych treatment

    WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for a 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man plans to ask a co ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Chicago mayor taps CTA director to be chief of staff

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named the head of Chicago Transit Authority to be his new chief of staff.
    April 24, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • Bombings in Iraq near market and courthouse kill 7

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say two bombings, one near a marketplace and the other near a courthouse, have killed seven people.
    April 24, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 24; World leaders to mark Armenia massacre

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 24, 2015 - 11:58 am
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