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  • McHenry crash sends one to hospital at Route 120 and Chapel Hill Road

    McHENRY – One person was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry after a two-vehicle crash at Route 120 and Chapel Hill Road, said McHenry Township Fire ...
    July 23, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Coalition to give voice to Illinois medical marijuana patients

    CHICAGO — More than a dozen groups have formed a statewide coalition to make sure patients can get access to medical marijuana under Illinois' new pil ...
    July 23, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Brink Street parking lot in Crystal Lake to reopen Friday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The public parking lot at Brink and Grant streets will reopen Friday morning after being closed since early June for improvements.
    July 23, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills taps assistant chief to lead fire department

    The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will get a new fire chief in August from within its own ranks.
    July 24, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • MCC's Shah Center in McHenry to offer blueprint reading, GD&T training

    McHENRY – Training for manufacturing and warehousing industry will be offered this summer in McHenry.
    July 23, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • MCC offers trips to Pabst Brewing, re-created farmstead in Wisconsin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A trip to a re-created pioneer farmstead and another exploring beer brewing will be offered this summer.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Lake in the Hills house fire under investigation in gated community

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Firefighters continue to investigate what caused a fire to break out in a Lake in the Hills home Thursday.
    July 23, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • No-wake status lifted on Fox River; debris advisory still in effect

    The Fox Waterway Agency has lifted a no-wake status for two sections of the Fox River, but a debris advisory remains in effect.
    July 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • 3 McHenry County beaches remain closed

    Three McHenry County beaches remain closed after McHenry County Department of Health officials detected elevated bacterial levels Wednesday.
    July 23, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 23; Trump to make U.S.-Mexico border campaign trip

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 23, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Cullerton says time to hit 'reset' on state budget talks

    CHICAGO – Senate President John Cullerton said it’s time to “hit the reset button” on budget talks and challenged Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wedn ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Woman who died in cell mentioned previous suicide attempt

    DALLAS – A woman whose death in a Texas jail has raised suspicions about the official conclusion that she hanged herself told a guard during the booki ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • League of Women Voters stresses education, participation in government

    When Sandra Bartholmey travels to parts of the world where people do not have the right to vote, she said she breathes a sigh of relief knowing that i ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Salvation Army packs donated backpacks as school year approaches

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The smell of the first backpack 16-year-old Makenna Schmitz opened took her back to being about 7 years old.
    July 23, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves balanced budget despite initial deficit worries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An influx of state dollars could push Community High School District 155 into the black this budget year, a school official said.
    July 23, 2015 - 9:23 am
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