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  • Lawsuit: Denver man monopolizing Illinois marijuana industry

    CHICAGO – A colorful Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new medical marijuana industry in Illinois, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Sheriff names clinical psychologist to run Chicago jail

    CHICAGO – A clinical psychologist has been picked to lead a Chicago jail that is one of the largest in the country.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • 'Right to Try' medical measure sent to Illinois governor

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois is one step closer to granting patients with terminal illnesses the ability to access experimental drugs.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • House approves bill allowing students to opt out of exams

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House has approved a bill that would protect students and their schools from being "negatively impacted" if they choose not ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Gay conversion therapy ban passes Illinois House

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House has approved a ban on therapy supporters say can change the sexual orientation of young gays.
    May 19, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court hears $10B Phillip Morris consumer fraud appeal

    CHICAGO — The fate of a $10.1 billion class-action judgment against the nation's largest cigarette maker is in the hands of justices at the Illinois S ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Illinois woman accused of killing cats with hammer to punish grandkids

    GODFREY — A 71-year-old Illinois woman faces a felony animal cruelty charge for allegedly killing a cat and four kittens to punish her grandchildren f ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Lakewood to use helicopters to spray for gypsy moths

    LAKEWOOD – Helicopters will be spraying for gypsy moths in two Lakewood locations, the village said.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Woodstock North High School student charged with DUI in crash that injured 5

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock North High School senior was charged with driving under the influence after a Friday night crash sent five people to the hospi ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Taxpayer group highlights McHenry County government employee pensions

    McHenry County’s top-earning government retirees found themselves again in the sights of an anti-tax group bringing attention to the need for tax and ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • $80,000 Major Leage Baseball grant funds field renovation in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The oldest baseball field at Emricson Park will get a makeover this summer with new lights, dugouts and fencing.
    May 20, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Marengo library showing 'Jersey Boys' on Thursday

    MARENGO – The Marengo-Union Library District is featuring a viewing of “Jersey Boys” this week for its Thursday matinee movie.
    May 20, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County police agencies considering new crime task force agreement

    An updated intergovernmental agreement among the county’s policing agencies will lead to a policy addressing police-involved shootings and in-custody ...
    May 20, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for May 19, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in police reports w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Normal traffic resumes on Route 47 and Main Street in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Route 47 near Main Street in Huntley has reopened to normal traffic after a malfunctioning railroad gate at caused significant traffic conge ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:16 pm
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