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  • Crystal Lake continues environment-focused committee despite program end

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city-backed group of volunteers that established no-idling zones near schools and the train station and helps host the annual Bike ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Chicago says it'll release shooting video per judge's order

    CHICAGO – The city of Chicago said Thursday it will comply with a judge's order and soon release a video of a white police officer shooting a black te ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Huntley Library giving out free tickets for holiday open house sessions

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library will host three sessions for its annual Holiday Open House as part of the “Very Merry Huntley” event Dec. 4.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubbing veto threat

    WASHINGTON – Responding swiftly to the terror in Paris, the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to erect high hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refuge ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Snow days create tough choices for McHenry County's working parents

    We hate to break it to you, but winter is coming. You know the drill: plunging temperatures, bluste ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • McHenry veterans groups look for volunteer, donations ahead of Thanksgiving dinner

    McHENRY – Veterans groups in McHenry will once again be hosting sailors from the Great Lakes Naval Base for Thanksgiving and are looking for help to m ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • VIDEO: Students at Hannah Beardsley Middle School in Crystal Lake get virtual tour of landmarks

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Hannah Beardsley Middle School students participate in the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program as they use Mattel viewmaster goggles fit ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Dead, fallen tree puts hole in Lakemoor house's roof

    LAKEMOOR – Nobody was injured after the wind knocked over a large, dead tree onto a Lakemoor resident's home, the Lakemoor police chief said.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • Compromise to keep Crystal Lake South High School bleachers standing

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A compromise has been reached to keep the west bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School standing at their current height while Commu ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • PHOTOS: Hannah Beardsley students get virtual tour through Google

    Hannah Beardsley Middle School students participate in the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program as they use Mattel viewmaster goggles fitted with Androi ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man gets life in prison for Cary-area murder of his parents

    WOODSTOCK – For the death of his parents, Michael W. Romano will never see life outside of prison's walls.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • 3 Chicago men charged in Woodstock residential burglary

    WOODSTOCK – All three suspects believed to be involved in a residential burglary in Woodstock on Wednesday are in custody after the search for the thi ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Hillary Clinton: No troops in Syria, even if attack on U.S. soil

    NEW YORK – Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed to keep American troops out of Syria in a sweeping foreign policy address, saying she would resist sending for ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 board approves tentative levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The potential addition of air conditioning to schools and a life safety review of facilities are among the items driving the recently a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • MCC trustees hear from crowds of athletic program supporters fearing cuts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After dozens took turns at a McHenry County College podium, pleading and describing the significance of the athletic program, trustees ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:54 am
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