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  • With high obesity rates in field, McHenry County police, firefighters strive for fitness

    WOODSTOCK – Chief Ralph Webster has one word for the men and women at his fire department."You want ...
    NEW: Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers: Zoning hearing for District 155 rescheduled

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will not before the city's Planning and Zoning Commission next week as or ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • McHenry man fails to appear for sex crime sentencing, judge gives 24 years

    WOODSTOCK – A no-bond warrant was issued for a McHenry man who, if apprehended, will spend the next 20 years in prison for sex acts committed with a y ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man's child pornography charges reduced, autism treatment ordered

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man must attend treatment for his autism diagnosis, as part of a sentencing agreement stemming from child pornography ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Huntley High School grad 2015 Miss Illinois speaks at Leggee Elementary (with video)

    HUNTLEY – First-grader at Leggee Elementary School Penny Bollman has dreams of exploring the world one day. Standing next to her Friday morning, fifth ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Daily lane closures planned along Routes 120, 31 in McHenry

    McHENRY – The installation of the new decorative street lights along Routes 31 and 120 will cause some lane closures of the next couple of weeks, the ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • McHenry County could see 6 inches of snow this weekend

    A possibly significant winter storm that will blow through this weekend may mean trouble for Woodstock Willie's personal safety at the hands of an ang ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • McHenry County-area police plan extra enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

    Parties and gatherings are a big part of Super Bowl weekend and police departments across the county will be out patrolling in hopes of deterring drun ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Woodstock's Groundhog Days 2015 schedule

    Following is a complete round-up of activities planned as part of Groundhog Days in Woodstock. ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • McHenry County College to offer private investigator training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Private investigator training will be starting up next month.McHenry County College i ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Former GOP nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016

    WASHINGTON — After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White Hou ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Cellphone providers bringing 4G coverage to Chicago subways

    CHICAGO — Four major cellphone providers are contributing $32.5 million to bring 4G data coverage throughout the Chicago subway system by the end of t ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Battle with Islamic State kills senior Kurdish general in Iraq, 8 of his troops

    KIRKUK, Iraq — Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed nor ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Ex-rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Marion "Suge" Knight, the former rap music mogul with a long history of violent crimes, was arrested early Friday on suspicio ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • Wauconda woman dies after vehicle-pedestrian crash in Island Lake, police say

    ISLAND LAKE – A 58-year-old woman from Wauconda has died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night, according to an Island Lake Police Department ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 8:21 am
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