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  • Oakwood Hills-inspired Open Meetings Act reform one step from gov's desk

    A formality vote by the House this weekend will get an Open Meetings Act reform inspired by the Oakwood Hills power plant debacle sent to Gov. Bruce R ...
    NEW: May 29, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Open house planned at McHenry County Sheriff's Office

    WOODSTOCK – A Flight for Life helicopter and the newest canine unit will make special appearances at an open house at the McHenry County Sheriff's Off ...
    NEW: May 29, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Crystal Lake man shot in home invasion gets 4 years in prison

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake mother detailed on Friday the traumatic moments before she shot a teenager who broke into her home.
    May 29, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Report: Dennis Hastert payments tied to sexual allegations

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man identified as Individual A so he would keep a secret that Hastert had sexually abus ...
    May 29, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

    ZURICH – Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss crimina ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Ex-U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert's indictment offers few clues about case

    CHICAGO – A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • McHenry County officers stake out Dunkin Donuts for Cop on a Rooftop (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kimberley Shipbaugh didn't mean to startle a stranger when she yelled “good morning” to him from the roof of the Crystal Lake Dunkin' D ...
    May 29, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Lake in the Hills board approves expanded noise ordinance

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Anyone causing any "unreasonable noise disturbance" in the village could now be subject to a violation fee, regardless of the deci ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Marengo city administrator asks for clarity on public works director oversight

    MARENGO – The search for Marengo's new director of public works will continue as the Marengo City Council decides how future oversight of the position ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Lakemoor issues nearly 40 tickets during statewide campaign

    LAKEMOOR – Nearly 40 tickets were issued by the Lakemoor Police Department during a stepped-up enforcement period.
    May 29, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Johnsburg event to raise money for McHenry Diaper Bank

    McHENRY –An evening of music is planned to raise money for the Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois.The ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Timeline of the career of ex-U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert

    CHICAGO – A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentif ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • U.S. economy shrank at 0.7 percent rate in first quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher ...
    May 29, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 29; FIFA reels from corruption crisis

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 29, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Driver from fatal Volo crash identified

    VOLO – Lakemoor police have identified the man killed in an early morning crash in Volo as 23-year-old Lakemoor resident Fernando Suarez III.
    May 29, 2015 - 3:05 pm
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