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  • Richard Solarz named new Marengo police chief

    MARENGO – Richard Solarz has been named Marengo’s newest chief of police after 24 years with the department.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:59 pm
  • McSweeney, Franks warn of lame-duck tax increase, showcase opposing bills

    Two McHenry County lawmakers said they will consider it a success if the separate bills they have filed in Springfield during the last days of session ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Coroner identifies Woodstock man killed in crash at Route 20, Harmony Road

    The Kane County Coroner’s Office has identified the 54-year-old Woodstock man killed in a crash last week as John Burke, also known as John Dimauro.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Crash near Marengo kills 29-year-old Elgin man

    A 29-year-old Elgin man died Monday after a two-vehicle crash near Marengo. About 7:05 p.m., police ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Lake in the Hills to host 15th annual Santa's Festival of Trees

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills will hold the 15th annual Santa's Festival of Trees on Friday.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Lake in the Hills to hold holiday dinner featuring Santa, Grinch

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Children will have the chance to eat with Santa and the Grinch at the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department’s Naughty ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:26 pm
  • $100,000 winning lottery ticket bought in Lake in the Hills stays unclaimed

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Time is out for an Illinois Lottery player who never redeemed a winning $100,000 ticket that was bought in Lake in the Hills.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Woodstock police issue dozens of citations during Click It or Ticket campaign

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted Nov. 14 to 27 designed to crack down on drivers ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • High School Football Podcast: 2016 season in review

    The 2016 high school football season is over, and Northwest Herald sports reporters Joe Stevenson and Sean Hammond are here to recap it. First, they g ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Planned Women's March on National Mall hits scheduling snag

    WASHINGTON – Activists planning a Women's March on Washington want to send a message to the new administration on the day after the inauguration, but ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Flag burning, protected by the constitution, comes under fire in Donald Trump tweet

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that anyone who burns an American flag should face unspecified "consequences," such as jail or ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump won the presidency but lost the popular vote

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's tweets can't erase the reality that he lost the popular vote in this month's election, according to The Associated Press' ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • U.S. economy grew at 3.2 percent in third quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy in the third quarter grew at the fastest pace in two years, with a revised report showing stronger consumer spending tha ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Charleston church shooting suspect allowed to act as his own attorney

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a church was allowed Monday to act as his own attorney, openin ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:41 am
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