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  • 2 Algonquin crashes send 6 to hospital (with video)

    ALGONQUIN – Two Algonquin crashes within about 30 minutes sent a total of six people to an area hospital Wednesday, an official from the Algonquin-Lak ...
    July 29, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Outbound Union Pacific Northwest Metra train moving again

    A Union Pacific Northwest Metra train, halted because of mechanical failure, is moving again but operating about 30 minutes behind schedule.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Fair at MCC teaches McHenry County children about safety, health (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Anthony Ruiz's path to kindergarten started Wednesday.Anthony, a 5-year-old from Harv ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Starbucks requests to serve alcoholic beverages in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – Thirsty customers at a particular Algonquin Starbucks might at some point be able to choose from a selection of not only coffee and tea, b ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Illinois budget impasse puts halt to McHenry County summer internships, job training

    WOODSTOCK – A worker placed with McHenry-based Fabrik Molded Plastics didn't get to finish his summer internship, a ripple effect from the continuing ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Crystal Lake, Algonquin cops to serve lunch at Special Olympics Illinois fundraiser

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake and Algonquin police officers will be serving a benefit lunch to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.
    July 30, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Colorado theater shooter's mom: Silence was his loudest cry for help

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday that she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Florida Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

    TEQUESTA, Fla. — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundarie ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • University of Cincinnati cop faces murder charge in traffic-stop shooting

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesd ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Baby left in hot car for 2 hours in Joliet improving after going into cardiac arrrest

    JOLIET – The 7-month-old baby who went into cardiac arrest after being left in a hot car Tuesday is doing well.
    July 29, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Crystal Lake Lions Club expands charitable mission

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The donations raised by the Crystal Lake Lions Club have jumped about 10 percent over the previous year as the organization looks to ex ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Chicago man cleared after 17 years in prison for murder shot dead

    CHICAGO — A Chicago man who served 17 years in prison for murder before being cleared of the crime has been shot and killed almost three years after b ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Shoe retailer DSW plans to open in McHenry store

    McHENRY – DSW, a prominent shoe retailer that offers numerous brand names, plans to open a store in McHenry on Sept. 3.
    July 30, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County College to host craft fair, seeks exhibitors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is looking for exhibitors for its upcoming craft fair.The coll ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Crystal Lake's First United Methodist Church Preschool celebrates 50 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When the First United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake opened its preschool for the first time in 1965, its classroom had just one teac ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:48 am
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