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  • Crystal Lake Public Library offers holiday programs plus crafts, games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children can meet Mrs. Claus and her elves at one of the upcoming programs offered by the Crystal Lake Public Library.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Lily Lake Road in McHenry closed after rollover crash

    McHENRY — The McHenry County Sheriff's Department is advising commuters to avoid Lily Lake Road for the next three hours because of a vehicle crash th ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • McHenry caterer served undercooked chicken at funeral, lawsuit alleges

    WOODSTOCK – A pair of funeral attendees are suing a McHenry-based caterer saying they were poisoned after eating food at a funeral luncheon.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Fire destroys car in Woodstock garage

    WOODSTOCK – A fire destroyed a car when it ignited inside a Woodstock garage Friday, a fire official said.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Election 2016: More contested McHenry County races materializing with one day left to file

    WOODSTOCK – Contested March Republican primaries and at least two contested November election races are shaping up on the McHenry County Board with on ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Black Friday shoppers flood McHenry County retailers (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Allison Baker stood back and looked at her SUV on Friday morning wondering where she would cram $1,600 worth of Black Friday deals.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • VIDEO: Community Harvest in Crystal Lake helps the hungry on Thanksgiving

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Volunteers sort and pack donated food at the Community Harvest in Crystal Lake on Thanksgiving.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • VIDEO: Salvation Army hosts Thanksgiving community meal in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The Salvation Army of McHenry County hosted its first community meal on Thanksgiving on Thursday.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 27; Chicago braces for protests on Magnificent Mile

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 6:25 am
  • Crystal Lake South High School teacher chosen to fill park board vacancy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake South High School math teacher is the newest member of the Crystal Lake Park District Board of Commissioners.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian warplane escalates

    ANKARA, Turkey – A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow draftin ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:32 am
  • White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence

    WASHINGTON – A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrat ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:32 am
  • Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS

    MOSCOW – The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remain ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:32 am
  • Study: Skin care drug prices up 401 percent since 2009

    WASHINGTON – The cost of prescription skin treatments has skyrocketed since 2009, as the burden of escalating drug prices increasingly weighs on famil ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:31 am
  • Teen killed by Chicago officer had broken, troubled family

    CHICAGO – A black teenager shot 16 times by a white Chicago police officer was a ward of the state when he died, having spent years being shuttled bet ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:31 am
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