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  • Some say tax break would help kids in poverty

    SPRINGFIELD – Democratic lawmakers sought Thursday to double a tax break for low-income workers, introducing their plan the same morning a child advoc ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren joins bipartisan group on community colleges

    The congressman whose district includes McHenry County College and six other community colleges has joined a bipartisan group aimed at promoting commu ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Cary-Grove Chamber to host community showcase Saturday

    CARY – The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a community forum Saturday to showcase businesses, government resources and social service a ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • McHenry County parents with autistic children weigh in on whether to vaccinate

    The recent buzz over vaccines has brought up concerns about how they relate to autism, and among the local community of autism-affected families the f ...
    March 5, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Fox River Grove man gets 5 years for 5th DUI

    WOODSTOCK – A Fox River Grove man’s fifth DUI conviction landed him five years behind bars. Jason N. ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Jack Franks' plan phases out university employee tuition breaks for kids

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — An Illinois lawmaker is proposing that the state do away with tuition breaks for children of employees at public universities.
    March 5, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • 2 mummified babies found in ceiling at Gary, Indiana funeral home

    CHICAGO — A spokesman says the remains of two mummified or skeletonized babies found inside small boxes above ceiling tiles at a funeral home in north ...
    March 5, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Crystal Lake man gets 2 years probation for domestic battery though victim recants

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man previously convicted of domestic battery was sentenced to two years of probation Thursday, despite an 11th-hour recanta ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office to hold scam presentation in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office will soon be presenting information on some of the scams surfacing in the area, along with tips on how ...
    March 5, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer EKG training

    McHENRY – McHenry County College will offer training on electrocardiograms, also referred to as EKGs in the medical community, beginning April 2 and e ...
    March 5, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Illinois State, Crystal Lake police to hold roadside check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A roadside safety check will be conducted in McHenry County the weekend of March 13 by Illinois State Police, the Crystal Lake Police D ...
    March 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Illinois Open Meetings Act reform bill inspired by Oakwood Hills debacle passes House

    An Open Meetings Act reform bill inspired by the debacle surrounding a proposed Oakwood Hills power plant is headed to the Illinois Senate after unani ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooting: April trial date set for Scott Peters

    WOODSTOCK – The man accused of firing more than a dozen shots at McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies who responded to a call at his Holiday Hills home i ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • 75-year-old Algonquin woman taken to hospital after rollover crash on Route 31 (with video)

    ALGONQUIN – A 75-year-old Algonquin woman was, fortunately, wearing her seatbelt Thursday when her vehicle hit a snow mound and rolled three to four ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake's Poplar Street water tower to be repainted

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Poplar Street water tower is set to be painted – for the first time in more than 30 years.
    March 5, 2015 - 11:41 pm
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