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  • D-26, teachers union reach tentative deal

    CARY – A tentative three-year contract between District 26 and its teachers union includes inflationary salary increases for teachers and a slightly l ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry police to conduct roadside check

    McHENRY – McHenry police will set up a roadside checkpoint Saturday night as part of their Labor Day campaign against driving under the influence.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Negotiations over teachers contract stall in District 157

    RICHMOND – Richmond-Burton Community High School and its teachers union have reached an impasse in negotiations over a new five-year teachers contract ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for Aug. 29, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Prairie Grove Village Board adds its opposition to proposed power plant

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A divided Prairie Grove Village Board added its voice to the growing opposition to the proposed power plant in Oakwood Hills.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Bond increased for counselor accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge had harsh words for the Woodstock man accused of sex crimes with a young boy, after the defendant contacted the boy ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Woodstock teen gets probation for role in sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock High School teenager who admitted to a sex act with a 15-year-old girl that his alleged accomplices recorded left the McHenry ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Johnsburg roundabout to open, ending detour

    JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Road roundabout, the first in McHenry County, opened Friday afternoon, the village’s construction engineer said.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow ha ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Durbin visits MCC to stress need for high-skilled labor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – John Padron, who works in Huntley, has been taking a robotics class at McHenry County College and would like to work in research and de ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

    CANBERRA, Australia – Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call th ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

    GENEVA – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Chicago schools getting $10M for Safe Passage

    CHICAGO – A school safety program beefed up after dozens of Chicago schools were closed last year will get a $10 million infusion from the state of Il ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Judge hears allegations against Chicago officer

    CHICAGO – A decorated Chicago police commander who rose through the ranks even as he was the subject of numerous misconduct allegations appeared in co ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
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