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  • MCC cafeteria receives Green Restaurant Certification for its sustainable efforts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When McHenry County College’s cafeteria is in need of lettuce and other vegetables, the cafe’s employees get the necessary greens from ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:20 am
  • Woodstock man killed in Route 20 crash near Huntley, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

    HUNTLEY – A 54-year-old Woodstock man was pronounced dead after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night in unincorporated Huntley, the McHenry County Sher ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:14 am
  • Johnsburg, Prairie Ridge football teams take shots at greatness

    Joe Moore soaked in the moment last Friday while standing on Johnsburg Athletic Field with what seemed like most of the town’s population after the Sk ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Colombia government, rebels sign revised peace agreement

    BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a revised peace agreement with the country's largest rebel movement on Thursday, maki ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Islamic State car bomb kills 56, including 20 Iranians, in Iraq

    HILLA, Iraq – A car bomb tore through a gas station south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 56 people, including 20 Iranians, in an attack clai ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Wildfire blamed on 'terror' roars through Israeli city

    HAIFA, Israel – A wildfire roared through parts of Israel's third-largest city on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to evacuate their home ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Chicago Police fatally shoot man during foot chase

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police said a sergeant responding to a call of a battery in progress on the city's South Side shot and killed a 19-year-old man duri ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Illinois hunters get more than 54K deer in season's first days

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters harvested more than 54,000 deer during the first weekend of firearm deer season last weekend.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Des Plaines hires private eye to find who leaked documents

    DES PLAINES – A Chicago suburb will spend as much as $30,000 on a private investigator to find out who leaked confidential documents to a local newspa ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • 8-year-old girl found dead in Olney in Southern Illinois, police said

    OLNEY – An 8-year-old missing girl was found dead in a Southern Illinois town, and authorities said the case is being investigated as a homicide.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Death toll in construction accident in China rises to 74

    BEIJING – The death toll from the collapse of scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China rose to 74, state media said Friday, in the country' ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner pardons Vietnam pilot convicted as teen

    CHICAGO – Patrick McNamee was 17 when the car he was driving crashed in Illinois in 1954, killing his best friend. After pleading guilty to reckless h ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake house fire causes about $50,000 in damages

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Fire Rescue Department responded to a house fire Thursday that left the home uninhabitable, according to a news releas ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 9:17 pm
  • Road closed in Huntley after traffic incident on Route 20, Sheriff's Office says

    HUNTLEY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is advising people to avoid Route 20 between Harmony Road and Church Road for the next several hours bec ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry's Tree of Life church hosting Christmas pageant

    McHENRY – The Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road, is inviting the public to its Christmas pageant service Dec. 11 ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:50 pm
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