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  • Massive fire at Woodstock apartment displaces about 50 people, fire official says

    NORTHWEST HERALDWOODSTOCK – A huge fire that broke out early Saturday in Woodstock sent one person t ...
    March 25, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • As deaths mount, McHenry County prosecutors target drug dealers

    Christina Fredricksen tried to save her father from heroin addiction.For many years, she did whateve ...
    March 27, 2017 - 1:04 am
  • Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

    WASHINGTON – A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Is ...
    March 25, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Hong Kong set to get new leader as anointed by Beijing

    HONG KONG – A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites cast ballots Sunday to choose Hong Kong's next leader in the first such vote since 2014's huge ...
    March 25, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten

    MINSK, Belarus – Police in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital – a ...
    March 25, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • PHOTOS: Simulation lab with the RN nursing program and EMS held at MCC

    The McHenry County College Departments of Nursing and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) teamed up to hold a combined simulation lab to offer students a ...
    March 25, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • PHOTOS: Willow Brooke apartment fire in Woodstock

    A huge fire broke out early Saturday morning at a Woodstock apartment building, fire officials said.
    March 25, 2017 - 4:13 pm
  • Crime mugs for March 2017 in McHenry County

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    March 25, 2017 - 7:36 am
  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes.
    March 25, 2017 - 7:58 am
  • Prince George to attend Thomas's Battersea school in London

    LONDON – Kensington Palace says Prince George will attend the Thomas's Battersea prep school beginning in September.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Wrestling ring to political ring: WWE star runs for mayor

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Glenn Jacobs, better known as the towering WWE villain Kane, is stepping into the political ring with a bid for mayor in Tennessee.
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills fires village administrator, hires assistant village administrator to fill the spot

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Village Board has fired one village administrator and hired another. 
    March 24, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man faces more child sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man accused of sexually abusing a girl has been charged with additional sex crimes involving a second victim.
    March 26, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Carpentersville police seize 6 pounds of heroin, arrest 2

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Two men face felony drug charges after police seized about 6 pounds of heroin and more than $10,000 in cash from their homes.
    March 24, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Crystal Lake police arrest three suspects in robbery, beating

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two men and a woman face felony charges for beating and robbing a man in Crystal Lake earlier this month.
    March 24, 2017 - 11:54 pm
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