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  • McHenry County Schools, students earn top scores in youth science and engineering competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three area schools placed as top winners in separate divisions in the recent 2016 McHenry County College Worldwide Youth in Science and ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Centegra to offer mobile health screenings in McHenry County in March

    Centegra’s mobile health unit will be traveling to Crystal Lake, Huntley and McHenry in March, offering screening packages ranging in price from $129 ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County Ethics Commission tosses allegations against 2 County Board members

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Ethics Commission will review the county ethics ordinance after tossing three complaints on the grounds that they are n ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015

    Despite dropping for three consecutive years, the percentage of fatal traffic crashes involving pedestrians rose last year in McHenry County, based on ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scared

    ATHERTON, Calif. – President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Woman cited after Cary crash

    CARY – One woman was issued a citation after a two-vehicle crash in Cary, police said.The crash occu ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Arlington Heights man's death ruled suicide

    The 38-year-old Arlington Heights man who was found dead Wednesday in a Barrington Hills forest preserve killed himself, according to the Cook County ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Hillary Clinton aims to boost campaign with focus on black voters

    MILWAUKEE – After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Algonquin library to host Shakespeare-themed programs

    ALGONQUIN – In honor of the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda hosting a national traveling exhibit of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the Al ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:49 pm
  • If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in for law enforcement?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it migh ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Court costs lawsuit refiled in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – A lawsuit that was dismissed in federal court last year has been refiled in McHenry County. The suit alleges that fines collected by the c ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

    BURNS, Ore. – Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Marengo police reports for Feb. 11, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Cary man flown from scene after crashing into tree

    CARY –A Cary man who was flown to a Level 1 trauma center Thursday after fire officials said he crashed a car into a tree was later charged with driv ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves

    WASHINGTON – In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:25 am
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