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  • Joint Halloween concert to feature MCC band, Crystal Lake Community Band

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Concert Band will pair with the Crystal Lake Community Band this month for a Halloween concert, according to ...
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Woodstock police recruiting for explorer program

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police is looking to recruit a new explorer class.The department is looking fo ...
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Huntley Committee of the Whole to review plans for Hiwin Corporation building

    HUNTLEY — After the Village Board approved a 50 percent, three-year property tax abatement for Hiwin Corporation at last week's meeting, the Committee ...
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Neighbors voice concerns over Harvard's Plum Tree National Country Club

    HARVARD – After Plum Tree National Country Club held a meeting to address community concerns, some neighbors still are worried about the future of the ...
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam says he won't run for House speaker

    Local U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, whose name has circulated among House Republicans as a possible candidate for House speaker, said he has no interest in ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • 1 taken to hospital after Lake in the Hills crash on Pyott Road

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – One person was taken to the hospital after a crash on Pyott Road that temporarily closed both lanes, a fire official said.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • McHenry County reports 2nd human case of West Nile virus

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man has contracted McHenry County's second case of West Nile virus, the health department reports.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • McHenry High School District 156 teachers contract details released

    McHENRY – When the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers strike first was announced, 16-year-old Maddy Rudd's initial reaction was excit ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Planned Parenthood to forgo payment in fetal tissue donation programs

    NEW YORK — Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tiss ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Playboy magazine to stop running pictures of completely naked women

    NEW YORK — Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.The magaz ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Oak planting event planned at Glacial Park in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – An effort to return more oak trees to the area will be accompanied by live music, crafts and stories.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Electric meter box catches fire outside Fox River Grove home

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A small fire started outside a Fox River Grove home Tuesday morning when fire officials said a crew was changing an electric meter b ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Lake in the Hills fire damages shed, lawn equipment

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Hot embers might have caused a fire that damaged a shed and some lawn equipment early Tuesday near Lake in the Hills, a fire offic ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 7:24 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 13; Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Dems debate

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Amid Russian airstrikes, a Putin craze takes hold in Mideast

    BEIRUT (AP) — Amid the ornate walls of Damascus' famed Omayyad Mosque, preacher Maamoun Rahmeh stood before worshippers last week, declaring Russian P ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 1:03 am
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