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  • Bipartisan panel votes against closing detention center

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan legislative oversight panel Tuesday opposed Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to shutter the youth detention center in Kewanee, amid ...
    May 4, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Cary library now offers free hoopla digital streaming service

    CARY – The Cary Area Public Library on Monday became the latest McHenry County library to offer its members access to hoopla digital, a free Netflix-l ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Crime mugs for May 2016 in McHenry County area

    McHenry County-area crime mugs for May 2016 ...
    May 4, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Cruz ends presidential bid; Trump virtually clinches Republican nomination with Indiana victory

    INDIANAPOLIS – In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a res ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Hebron village president facing cocaine charges could lose his home

    HEBRON – Village President John Jacobson could lose his home this summer after failing to pay three years of property taxes, according to information ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • McHenry County optometrists observe growth of digital eye strain

    CARY – As an optometrist for Johnson Eye Care, Rebecca Schoepke reads all the latest studies about the relationship between eye strain and digital dev ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Government reports drop in overall crime in nation's schools

    WASHINGTON – The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Car hits skateboarder in McHenry

    McHENRY — A skateboarder was transported to Centegra Hospital - McHenry with non-life threatening injuries after he was hit by a car on Tuesday night, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Speed likely factor in crash that killed McHenry man, injured wife, police say

    McHENRY – McHenry County authorities said Tuesday they believe that speed might have been a factor in a Route 120 crash Monday that killed a 34-year-o ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Union woman cited in Marengo-area crash that sent Loves Park woman to hospital

    MARENGO –A two-vehicle crash Tuesday outside Marengo sent one person to the hospital, officials said.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Fate of Randall Road widening in Algonquin, Lake in the Hills on line in upcoming meeting

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will meet in a Committee of the Whole that could help determine the fate of the Randall Road widening and improve ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Bull Valley to allow video gaming ... for now

    BULL VALLEY – Video gaming now will be allowed in Bull Valley, at least for a year, Village Administrator Richard Vance said.
    May 3, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Marengo-area semi crash sends 1 to hospital

    MARENGO – A collision Tuesday between a semitractor trailer and a pickup truck near Marengo sent a man to the hospital with minor injuries, a fire off ...
    May 4, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County tax bills to be mailed next week, treasurer says

    WOODSTOCK — McHenry County will begin mailing real estate tax bills for tax year 2015 on May 13, McHenry County Treasurer Glenda Miller said.
    May 3, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Chicago Public Schools: Students can access bathrooms by 'gender identity'

    CHICAGO – The nation's third-largest school district has outlined new rules allowing students access to bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:19 pm
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