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  • As Fox Lake manhunt drags on, police officers, K9s battle heat wave

    FOX LAKE – Sweltering temperatures aren't taking a break and neither are about 100 officers in Fox Lake.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Students ask Education Department to discharge college debt

    WASHINGTON – Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to discharge their college loan debt, asserting that their school either closed ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:18 am
  • Fox Lake area schools open Thursday

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake area school districts are open today as police continue to search for three people suspected in the shooting death of Fox Lake Lt. ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • MCC to offer welding boot camps in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Welding boot camps offered by McHenry County College cover basic welding techniques and terminology, how to read blueprints and safety iss ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Cary seeking volunteers for Main Street Fest

    HUNTLEY – The public can see firsthand Advocate Medical Group’s new outpatient center in Huntley during an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • U.S. offers $10 million in grants for railroad crossing fixes

    BILLINGS, Mont. – U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Officials begin process of dissolving Belleville Township

    BELLEVILLE TOWNSHIP – Officials in a southwestern Illinois community have cleared the first hurdle in dissolving the 130-year-old township.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • West Nile virus claims 2 lives in Illinois this year

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials have confirmed two deaths from West Nile virus this year. Health officials say the deaths are a reminder that the mos ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes

    WASHINGTON – Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats cl ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Nanny falsified report triggering Lakemoor, Volo search, police say

    LAKEMOOR – A Vernon Hills woman has been charged with falsifying a police report that triggered a search involving about 100 officers, 11 K-9 units an ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Override of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's AFSCME arbitration veto falls short

    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner won a legislative victory Wednesday evening when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of a bill aimed at limiti ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Vigil for slain Fox Lake police officer filled with memories, tears

    FOX LAKE – Joseph Gliniewicz was somebody to everyone, his wife told the hundreds gathered at Lakefront Park on Wednesday night to honor the Fox Lake ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 6:19 am
  • Video: Family arrives at vigil for slain Fox Lake police officer

    FOX LAKE — Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's family arrives at the vigil for the slain police off ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Northwest Herald website wins Local Media Association national awards

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Northwest Herald's online site, NWHerald.com, recently won numerous national awards, including first place for best overall local n ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary School District 26 OKs Oak Knoll lease agreement; adopts budget for 2015-16

    CARY – With the school district's blessing, Foundations Montessori School now is set to open in the formerly vacant Oak Knoll school building in Cary.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:47 am
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