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  • Woodstock City Council OKs $32,000 purchase of police body cameras

    WOODSTOCK – City police officers soon will add body cameras to their uniforms in a move intended to increase transparency and add a layer of support f ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Car crashes into Cary Starbucks about two weeks after its opening

    CARY – About two weeks after it opened, Cary’s first Starbucks was damaged after a car drove into it, Cary Deputy Police Chief Jim Fillmore said.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Trial begins for Lake in the Hills man accused of assaulting 61-year-old roommate

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a woman living with James Price told him she would say she fell down on the way to the hospital after he physically and s ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • 6th Congressional District candidates Peter Roskam, Amanda Howland differ along party lines

    Sixth Congressional District Republican incumbent Peter Roskam and Democratic challenger Amanda Howland are split for the most part along party lines ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin holds appreciation event for first responders

    ALGONQUIN – Sirens blared Tuesday in the parking lot at St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin.In t ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • $4 a month? Social Security recipients to get tiny increase

    WASHINGTON – Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a 0.3 percent increase in monthly benefits next year, the fifth year ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • In Mosul, residents report new terrors as Iraqi forces near

    BAGHDAD – On the eerily quiet streets of Mosul, fighters from the Islamic State group are killing suspected spies, blocking roads and planting bombs a ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • 'Stop whining,' Obama tells Trump, chiding for fraud talk

    WASHINGTON – "Stop whining," President Barack Obama rebuked Donald Trump on Tuesday, speaking out as seldom before on next month's election and chidin ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois agency: YouTube glitch behind training video porn

    SPRINGFIELD – At the end of a brief online video promoting an Illinois agency's training summit, the picture faded to black and, several seconds later ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County resident hosts parties, fundraisers in Cubs man cave

    Hidden in McHenry County, Stewart McVicar turned his basement into the ultimate Chicago Cubs lair.“I ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • High School Football Podcast: Week 9 game-by-game breakdown and picks

    We've made it to the final week of the regular season in McHenry County high school football. In this week's podcast, Northwest Herald sports reporter ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • PHOTOS: St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin holds appreciation event for first responders

    St. John's hosted law enforcement and fire officials from surrounding towns to show their appreciation for them, and also teach students about them Tu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Crews working to repair downed wires in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police sent out an alert at 10 a.m. Tuesday warning residents to avoid the area of Dole and Lake avenues because of downed wires.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Artists breathe new life into old Fox Lake fire hydrants

    When the art exhibit “Cows on Parade” debuted in Chicago in the summer of 1999 to boost tourism, Michael Lescher, president of the nonprofit organizat ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 6:30 am
  • Russia sets brief cease-fire for Aleppo as strikes kill 36

    BEIRUT– Russian and Syrian forces will halt hostilities for eight hours in the eastern districts of Aleppo, Russia’s military announced Monday, a day ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:54 pm
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