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  • When cold weather hits, McHenry County-area blood banks see donations freeze

    The school cancellations and messy road conditions that followed the subfreezing temperatures earlier this month continue to have ramifications for ar ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Applications available for Huntley Citizen Police Academy

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is accepting applications for this year's Citizen Police Academy.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Huntley High School students perform one-act plays starting Thursday

    HUNTLEY – Starting Thursday, Huntley High School students will perform four one-act plays directed by students themselves.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry County Board may terminate permit software contract

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Board committee is recommending ending a contract with a software company over an eight-month project that has now stretc ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Cary School District 26 mulls transportation center location options

    CARY – Even though a potential $2.2 million sale of Maplewood School wouldn't pay for the entire cost of relocating a transportation center, School Di ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • 2012 Crystal Lake South grad dies after hit-and-run at Illinois State University, coroner says

    Ben Allison, a 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School, died Tuesday morning after being involved in a hit-and-run incident Saturday at Illino ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Island Lake village clerk dies of cancer

    ISLAND LAKE – The village of Island Lake is mourning the loss of one of its own after news was delivered Monday that Village Clerk Teresa Ponio had di ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Prairie Grove District 46 principal to leave at end of school year

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The only District 46 administrator with multiple years of experience in Prairie Grove is set to leave at the end of the school year, c ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Purported Islamic State message threatens Japanese, Jordanian hostages

    BEIRUT — An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold hav ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Blizzard slams Boston area; winter storm mostly spares New York

    BOSTON — A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on the Boston area along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • More than 300 flights canceled at Chicago airports due to winter storm

    CHICAGO — The winter storm hitting the East Coast is affecting flights in and out of Chicago's two airports.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Chicago drug trafficking twins get sharply reduced sentences for informing on Mexican drug lord

    CHICAGO — Identical twin brothers who ran a drug-trafficking ring that spanned much of North America were sentenced Tuesday to 14 years in prison afte ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Obama defends U.S. ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Barack Obama defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security d ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Drivers advised of possible light freezing rain Tuesday morning

    Light freezing rain could create patchy, slick road conditions Tuesday, according to a special statement from the National Weather Service.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • One woman injured after vehicle rolls over in McHenry

    McHENRY – One woman was taken to an area hospital after a single-vehicle rollover incident Monday night in McHenry, fire officials said.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:08 am
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