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  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County taking garage sale donations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In preparation for their spring garage sale, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be taking donations of gently used item ...
    April 29, 2016 - 4:35 pm
  • Woodstock lawyer touts experience in McHenry County State's Attorney race

    Woodstock-based attorney Jim Harrison says his "vast and wide" experience is what sets he and his opponent apart in the race for McHenry County state' ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Illinois weighs college financial aid for students in U.S. illegally

    SPRINGFIELD — Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuitio ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Friday, April 29, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Violence follows California Donald Trump rally, 17 arrested

    COSTA MESA, Calif. – Raucous protesters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California in violent demonstrations leading to 17 arrests as the Repub ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Woodstock's 9 siblings join him in animal shelter care in Gilberts

    WOODSTOCK – The puppy reportedly discovered in a duct-taped pillow case near Route 14 last week is not an only child.
    April 29, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 29; Fights follow Trump rally in Southern California

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
    April 29, 2016 - 6:18 am
  • Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria city

    BEIRUT – Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborho ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Advocates fear chaos after Rauner home health care ruling

    SPRINGFIELD – Gaileen Roberts’ daughter Jody has cerebral palsy, is quadriplegic and developmentally delayed. But she can live at home because her mot ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Clinton backers ‘feeling the Bern’ of Sanders supporters

    WASHINGTON – Nancy Schumacher said she just wanted to do her civic duty, and so she heeded the call to become a superdelegate for Hillary Clinton. But ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Stand Down in McHenry connects veterans with services

    McHENRY – When Norberto Martinez got out of the Army in 2009, he felt like he was invisible.Martinez ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Fans' Holy Grail: unreleased songs in Prince's vault

    LOS ANGELES – Before his death, fans searching online for Prince were likely to find just a handful of his performance videos and almost none of his r ...
    April 28, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake's Indian Prairie Elementary School celebrates 25 years with open house

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Indian Prairie Elementary School is inviting the community to an upcoming open house event to celebrate 25 years of serving Crystal Lak ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Lake in the Hills, Algonquin mull sign code change after Supreme Court ruling

    Algonquin and Lake in the Hills this week became the latest McHenry County municipalities to consider changing their sign ordinances in light of the 2 ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:29 pm
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