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  • Crystal Lake police reports for Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • A Heart for Animals to hold pet adoption event in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Huntley-based organization A Heart for Animals will hold an adoption event with discounts for military personnel.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Richmond-area crash sends 4 to hospital, police say

    RICHMOND – A Richmond-area crash sent four people to the hospital Wednesday, a police official said.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • 4 animals rescued from Spring Grove house fire

    SPRING GROVE – The Spring Grove Fire Department requested a box alarm for a house fire at 1245 Main Street about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Marengo council member's FOIA request causes costly fees

    MARENGO – The city will have to pay more than $7,000 in fees resulting from a council member’s Freedom of Information Act request related to Marengo’s ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Peace activist visits MCC to talk about war, suffering countries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Peace activist Kathy Kelly said not many will fully understand the devastating effects of war until they see it in person.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Volo Auto Museum assembles rare French military trainer jet

    VOLO – Five pieces of a French military trainer jet sat on the back of a truck Wednesday morning at the Volo Auto Museum.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • U.S. abstains in UN vote on Cuba embargo for the first time

    UNITED NATIONS – The United States abstained for the first time in 25 years Wednesday on a U.N. resolution condemning America's economic embargo again ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Health premium news gives attacks to GOP Senate candidates

    WASHINGTON – Republican Senate candidates are jumping on news of sharply rising premiums under President Barack Obama’s health care law as they seek a ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • IS driving hundreds into Mosul, using them as human shields

    QAYARA, Iraq – Islamic State militants have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint on a mileslong trek into t ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Opponents emerge against Illinois road fund ballot question

    CHICAGO – The first question on Illinois’ ballots in the next month’s election isn’t for president or senator, but a constitutional amendment aimed at ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Trump: I'll run America like my business; Clinton: Let's not

    WASHINGTON – His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesd ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • McHenry-based nonprofit that houses families in need holding benefit dinner Nov. 5

    McHENRY – The Collier House, a nonprofit organization providing free, short-term housing to Gold Star families, is hosting a fundraiser Nov. 5.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Iraq battles IS in western town, far from Mosul

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi forces battled Islamic State fighters Tuesday for a third day in a remote western town far from Mosul, but the U.S.-led coalition insi ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Illinois has highest number of registered voters since 1970

    CHICAGO – The number of registered active voters in Illinois ahead of next month's election is at its highest since 1970, even edging past the number ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:33 am
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