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  • Authorities: Ottawa man killed, cremated in burn pile

    OTTAWA – Two Illinois men are being accused of beating an Ottawa businessman to death and then incinerating his body in a burn pile before dumping his ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion – it says it's now a church – in order to win city approval so it can open nex ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives

    NEW YORK – A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorou ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Illinois House OKs time limit on storing license plate data

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House has passed a measure that restricts how long law enforcement agencies can keep data collected by automated license pl ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Lake Barrington man charged after approaching Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake Barrington man faces drug and disorderly conduct charges after police say he approached a girl walking home from a Woodstock elemen ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • MCC student trustee makes presentation calling for more student space

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jason Memmen wants the board overseeing McHenry County College to take student space into consideration when it makes decisions about t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Judge orders commitment of Woodstock man as sexually violent person

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Friday ordered the civil commitment of a Woodstock convicted sex offender with an admitted sexual foot fetish.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Woman taken to hospital following crash in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin on Friday afternoon after a crash flipped the car she was in on its side.
    April 24, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Woodstock officials change city code to allow bar owner to serve on council

    WOODSTOCK – A bar owner in Woodstock can maintain his business and serve the City Council, after city officials made a change to their code that has a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Police investigating McHenry bank robbery at BMO Harris (with video)

    McHENRY – The McHenry Police Department is investigating a robbery Friday at the BMO Harris Bank on Richmond Road in McHenry, police said.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Island Lake police chief resigns for health reasons

    ISLAND LAKE – The Island Lake police chief has resigned due to health reasons, the village president said.
    April 24, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • McHenry cancels Mayday Canine Rescue event over influenza concerns

    MCHENRY – Because of concerns over canine influenza, the City of McHenry has canceled its Mayday Canine Rescue event that was originally scheduled for ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Italian authorities: Extremist suspects planned Vatican terror attack

    MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Va ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame in favor of Splenda on customer concerns

    NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Huntley husband accused in beating death sought medical help for wife, documents show

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County court documents reveal new details in the first-degree murder case of a Huntley man accused in the beating death of his wif ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
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