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  • Former sheriff's oversight forces McHenry County jail Navy contract re-vote

    WOODSTOCK – An oversight by the former county sheriff is forcing the McHenry County Board to reauthorize a contract to house military prisoners from G ...
    May 4, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Negotiations fall through on Crystal Lake Park District rec center site

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A recreation and aquatic center won't be happening at the 27 acres off Ackman Road in Lake in the Hills.
    May 4, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Worker critically injured by fall in Woodstock at Harley-Davidson

    WOODSTOCK – A man working on the Harley-Davidson renovation in Woodstock was in critical condition after he fell 12 feet, Woodstock firefighters said.
    May 4, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Elderly driver crashes into Ziegler's Ace Hardware in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – No one was injured after an 86-year-old Huntley woman crashed into Ziegler's Ace Hardware in Huntley on Monday, fire officials said.
    UPDATED: May 4, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • New York City Hall official: NYPD cop shot this weekend dies

    NEW YORK — A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun has died from ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Crystal Lake Metra train death appears to be suicide, coroner says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 44-year-old Crystal Lake man who was fatally struck by a Metra train Saturday appears to have committed suicide, a McHenry County Cor ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana won't be OK for diabetes, anxiety

    CHICAGO — Illinois residents could use medical marijuana to treat chronic migraines or irritable bowel syndrome, but not anxiety or diabetes under rec ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died after collapsing in gym

    David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he co ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 U.S. lives a year, study says

    WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • MCC's Shah Center in McHenry to offer course on making offices efficient

    McHENRY – A course designed to make offices more efficient will be offered at McHenry County College's Shah Center in McHenry.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Royal baby: Britain's new princess is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON — It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • McHenry districts schedule meeting for private, home-schooled disabled students

    MCHENRY – School Districts 15, 36, and 156 will have parent meetings Tuesday, May 12 to discuss plans for providing special education services to stud ...
    May 4, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Indiana man accused of sexually assaulting Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a 34-year-old Indiana man with sexually assaulting his girlfriend's daughter.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Five MCC faculty members receive tenure

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Five full-time faculty members at McHenry County College completed their three-year probationary periods and recently received tenure s ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Wonder Lake teen hits Woodstock District 200 school bus carrying students

    WONDER LAKE – Police cited a teenage driver after she struck a Woodstock District 200 school bus carrying students Monday morning, police said.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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