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  • Lake in the Hills, Huntley listed high on top 100 safest cities in America list

    Lake in the Hills and Huntley have been named as part of the top 100 safest cities in America list, according to Neighborhood Scout.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Lakemoor TIF district proposal set for public hearing

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor officials are ready to receive public feedback on a major economic development plan that would result in two tax increment financi ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Holiday Hills shooting police responders are 2014 Officers of the Year

    Three Island Lake police officers and a McHenry County Sheriff's Office deputy were honored last week by the McHenry County Chiefs of Police Associati ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Watching Obama's 2015 State of the Union? Check out tone, theatrics, loudmouths

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his aides have been trickling out his State of the Union proposals on taxes, education, Internet access and mo ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • 2015 State of the Union: Obama aims to influence 2016 debate

    WASHINGTON — Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address Tuesday appear to be aimed a ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Coroner IDs worker killed in I-75 overpass collapse in Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI — A worker killed when an overpass collapsed onto Interstate 75 in Cincinnati has been identified.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Barlina House Preschool in Crystal Lake to open registration

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration for next year's Barlina House Preschool program opens Feb. 2. Barlina Ho ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • MCC sets up free tax help clinics in Crystal Lake, Harvard, Woodstock

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is setting up free tax assistance clinics in Crystal Lake, Harvard and Woodstock.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Crystal Lake Park District youth leagues to open early registration

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Early registration for Crystal Lake Park District affiliated youth sports leagues will open next month.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • MCCD programs in Crystal Lake to explore frontier life in winter

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Stories and crafts will give both adults and kids an idea of what it took to survive winters on the frontier.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Indonesia: AirAsia plane climbed too fast, then disappeared from radar

    JAKARTA, Indonesia — An AirAsia plane that crashed last month with 162 people on board was climbing at an abnormally high rate, then plunged and sudde ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • 5 Chechens arrested in France, including 1 with explosives

    PARIS — Five ethnic Chechens from Russia have been arrested in southern France, including one with a cache of explosives, a local mayor said Tuesday a ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Islamic State group threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless $200M received

    CAIRO — The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the ransom T ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Q&A: A look at Japan and 2 hostages being held by Islamic State group

    TOKYO — Two Japanese men have been threatened with death by the Islamic State group if their government doesn't pay a huge ransom. A look at hostages ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Alabama man cited in Georgia for eating cheeseburger while driving

    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:28 am
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