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  • Crystal Lake comes together for annual Community Harvest (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Every year, Jay Gorski of Crystal Lake takes a week off from his Chicago-based job to spend five hours of each day weighing and organiz ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Woodscreek Park reopens in Crystal Lake following renovation

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Woodscreek Park has reopened to the public after a $1.2 million makeover.The newly re ...
    NEW: Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School's 'Nutcracker' play starts Dec. 12 in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – More than 60 students from Marlowe Middle School will perform a unique take on the classic "Nutcracker" ballet, beginning Dec. 12.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff looking for info on car burglaries near Cary

    CARY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying a suspect or suspects in recent car burglaries.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Woodstock Police host 'Coffee with the Chief' on Dec. 8

    WOODSTOCK – The latest "Coffee with the Chief" event at the Woodstock Police Department will feature workers from McHenry County Animal Control.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Unemployment rate in McHenry County falls to 5.1 percent

    McHenry County's unemployment rate fell 1.9 percentage points in October compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary data from the U ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Cary receives reports of catalytic converter thefts at Metra station

    CARY – Catalytic converters from two vehicles were stolen from the village's Metra lot, the police department said.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets heart stent to clear artery clog

    WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • St. Louis County prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

    FERGUSON, Mo. — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city alre ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Woodstock Police Explorer Post hosts food drive starting Dec. 1

    WOODSTOCK – Starting Dec. 1, the Woodstock Police Explorer's Post #765 will host a food drive that benefits the Woodstock Food Pantry.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • New Jersey hiker photographed bear before it killed him

    WEST MILFORD, N.J. — A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Black Friday gun buys test background check system

    BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purc ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Ferguson protesters across U.S. peaceful, disruptive

    People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Cary police reports for Nov. 26, 2014

    • Harold Braxton, 43, 264 Crystal St., Cary, was charged Monday, Nov. 3, with two counts of domestic battery.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Cleveland police ID officer who shot boy holding pellet gun, release video of shooting

    CLEVELAND — A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally sh ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 3:18 pm
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