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  • 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 - 12:31 pm
  • 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. 3, 2015 - 1:33 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
  • Crystal Lake man wanted after police incident turns himself in

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man whom police were pursuing Tuesday after a dispute that resulted in hours of neighborhood police activity turned hims ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Former Woodstock middle school principal accused of stealing from PTO

    WOODSTOCK – The former principal of Northwood Middle School in Woodstock has been charged with two counts of theft over $500 and one count of forgery.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Vigil planned for slain Fox Lake police officer as manhunt continues

    FOX LAKE – A day after losing one of its own, the community of about 10,000 people and supporters will gather to honor a fallen police lieutenant.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer announces re-election bid

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer intends to run for a fourth term in office. Palmer, a ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Elgin man accused of making bomb threat to Kane County Circuit Clerk's office

    A 21-year-old Elgin man has been charged after a suspicious incident involving a threat to blow up the Kane County Circuit Clerk’s Office, the Kane Co ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Video: Community stands in support of slain Fox Lake officer

    In this short video from Wednesday, the Fox Lake community shows its support for the Fox Lake Police Department during its manhunt to find the three m ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Video: Memorial set up at Fox Lake Police Department

    In this short video from Wednesday morning, a memorial is set up outside the Fox Lake Police Department for slain police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Fox Lake manhunt: Police hope surveillance video leads to shooting suspects’ capture (with video)

    FOX LAKE – Authorities are hoping surveillance footage and tips from the public will provide the clues they need to find the three men involved in the ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Clerk in Kentucky gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 8:24 am
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