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  • Taxpayer group highlights McHenry County government employee pensions

    McHenry County’s top-earning government retirees found themselves again in the sights of an anti-tax group bringing attention to the need for tax and ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • $80,000 Major Leage Baseball grant funds field renovation in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The oldest baseball field at Emricson Park will get a makeover this summer with new lights, dugouts and fencing.
    May 20, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Marengo library showing 'Jersey Boys' on Thursday

    MARENGO – The Marengo-Union Library District is featuring a viewing of “Jersey Boys” this week for its Thursday matinee movie.
    May 20, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County police agencies considering new crime task force agreement

    An updated intergovernmental agreement among the county’s policing agencies will lead to a policy addressing police-involved shootings and in-custody ...
    May 20, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for May 19, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in police reports w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Normal traffic resumes on Route 47 and Main Street in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Route 47 near Main Street in Huntley has reopened to normal traffic after a malfunctioning railroad gate at caused significant traffic conge ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • McHenry County Bicycle Club's Udder Century Ride in Union open for registration

    UNION – The McHenry County Bicycle Club will host its 33rd annual Udder Century Invitational for bicycle enthusiasts of all ages on June 7.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • 68-year-old Hampshire bicyclist killed in crash biked competitively

    HAMPSHIRE – Dennis Jurs had signed up to compete in a bicycle race over Memorial Day weekend before he was killed while biking near Hampshire on Monda ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Algonquin School District 300 to host meetings on middle school changes

    ALGONQUIN – Parents who live in Algonquin School District 300 can learn about possible changes to the district’s middle school grading policy and cred ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Firm proposing $250M for downtown Fox River Grove project to meet with village

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village’s Planning and Economic Development Commission on Tuesday night will hear the official proposal from the firm hoping to ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Former Carpentersville Middle School employee charged with sex assault of minor

    A former employee of Community Unit School District 300 faces charges alleging she had sexual contact with a minor she knew.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • IS militants look for collaborators after taking Iraqi city

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The liquid is dark red, a mixture of fat and blood, and Dr. Mark Berman pumps it out of the patient's backside. He treats it w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Wingsuit fliers in Yosemite knew they were cheating death

    LOS ANGELES – Two extreme athletes in wingsuits who leaped to their deaths from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to fly through a notch i ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Republicans clash over NSA surveillance powers

    PHILADELPHIA – Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among the GOP’s 2016 pres ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
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