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  • McHenry teens accused of kidnapping boy in plot to recover stolen pot

    McHENRY – Three 19-year-old men from McHenry allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old boy in what police said was a plot to persuade the boy’s 13-year-old fr ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Fox River Grove man charged with DUI after crashing into building with girl in van

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Fox River Grove man was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the life of a child after he drove 4 feet into a bui ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man accused of mailing 18 pounds of pot from California sentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A former Crystal Lake man accused of shipping marijuana through the mail was sentenced to prison and recommended for boot camp as part of ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Decrying anti-Muslim bias, Obama pays 1st visit to U.S. mosque

    CATONSVILLE, Md. – President Barack Obama paid his first visit to a U.S. mosque on Wednesday, appealing for tolerance for America's millions of Muslim ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Cary police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Paul Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting angrily among themselves as he tried steering his frac ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Fox River Grove police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Carpentersville police locate missing 90-year-old woman with dementia

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Carpentersville police located the 90-year-old woman with dementia who had been missing since Tuesday morning.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Adnan Syed, central figure in 'Serial' podcast, is arguing for new trial

    BALTIMORE – A convicted murderer who was the focus of a popular podcast is returning to court to argue he deserves another trial and a new chance at f ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Fox Lake woman cited after striking ambulance, gas meter on home

    FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake woman was cited after police said she drove away after striking the gas meter on a home and struck an ambulance while returning ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • Shadowy companies, big bucks: Election mystery money returns

    WASHINGTON – Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential ca ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Iowa shows polling is slippery business, getting more so

    WASHINGTON – Iowa's snow-covered fields and friendly villages were fraught with danger for pollsters, who had a tough time pinning down the state's fi ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Climate change and pets: More fleas, more heartworm

    LOS ANGELES – Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • Survey: U.S. employers added a solid 205K jobs in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of stea ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Republican Sen. Rand Paul is dropping his 2016 campaign for president, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:16 am
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