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  • These photos of a 99-year-old Crystal Lake man riding a horse for the first time in 85 years will warm your heart

    Crystal Lake's Fred Etheridge hadn't ridden a horse since he was a teenager. But thanks to Dream Riders in Crystal Lake, he got the chance to do it ag ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors' pay

    WASHINGTON – Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians. Compensation for medical professionals w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Endorsement: U.S. Senate: Mark Kirk

    In the race for U.S. Senator from Illinois, incumbent Republican Mark Kirk is facing a difficult challenge from U.S. Rep. Tammy
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Huntley police to offer education class for alcohol sellers, servers

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is offering an education and training class for alcoholic beverage sellers and servers.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Youth Groundwater Festival teaches students importance of conservation

    About 150 Marengo students learned about the importance of water quality, quantity and conservation efforts in McHenry County on Thursday.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Lashing back, Trump calls sexual assault accusers 'horrible horrible liars'

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Lashing back, Donald Trump heatedly rejected the growing list of sexual assault allegations against him as “pure fiction” on T ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Algonquin police conducting DUI enforcement for Halloween

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department will implement aggressive enforcement of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign in an effort to war ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Deadline approaches for Friends of MCC Foundation scholarships

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation has awarded more than 80 scholarships for the fall 2016 semester totaling more than $7 ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock's first police dog Brinx dies

    WOODSTOCK – Brinx, Woodstock’s first police dog, died Wednesday at age 11, the police department announced Thursday.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock to get home-rule status after special census counts population at 25,000+

    WOODSTOCK – The city’s population has exceeded 25,000, which qualifies Woodstock as a home-rule community, according to preliminary results from a spe ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Judge to decide ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI case

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine the fate of a former Prairie Grove police officer facing DUI charges after he allegedly crashed his ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Dream Riders gives 99-year-old man horseback riding lesson

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fred Etheridge hadn’t ridden a horse in about 85 years. However, the 99-year-old Crystal Lake resident got another opportunity to go ho ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Police: 3-year-old fatally shoots self in Chicago suburb

    WAUKEGAN – Authorities said the gunshot that killed a 3-year-old suburban Chicago boy was self-inflicted.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Thailand’s king, world’s longest-reigning monarch, dies

    BANGKOK – King Bhumibol Adulyadej, revered in Thailand as a demigod, a humble father figure and an anchor of stability through decades of upheaval at ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Nigeria says 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls freed in swap

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago were freed Thursday in a swap for detained l ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:20 pm
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