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  • Woodstock police investigating after dead body found behind 3 Stars Pizza

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating after the body of a male was found Sunday behind 3 Stars Pizza, 1019 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock Police Sgt. Dan ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Doctors Without Borders has increased the death toll from the deadly bombing of its hospital compound in the northern Afghan city ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Cary District 26, Fox River Grove District 3 preschool screenings set

    CARY – Two area school districts have paired this year to offer voluntary preschool screenings for developmental skills.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Lake in the Hills' extra Labor Day enforcement results in 7 arrests

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Seven people were arrested, and 42 tickets were issued over the days leading up to the Labor Day holiday, the village said.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County Board mulls appointee guidebook over a code of conduct

    WOODSTOCK – The blanket ability to remove appointees to McHenry County government’s numerous boards and commissions under a new state law is a power a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Turning Point to host domestic violence vigil in Woodstock's Square

    WOODSTOCK – Turning Point’s annual candlelight vigil will be Wednesday at Woodstock’s Park in the Square, and this year’s theme will be “domestic viol ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Stiemke: Find volunteer opportunities that fit your needs

    Sometimes finding the right place to volunteer can be a challenge. You want to begin by asking yourself a few important questions.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Detour: Watch for new traffic patterns on some roads

    • LAKEWOOD ROAD/LAKE AVENUE: Work to resurface and add bike lanes along Lakewood Road from Haligus Road to Ackman Road is done, and work to do the sam ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • McHenry County courts avoiding lack of court reporters with technology

    WOODSTOCK – An early embrace of recording technology helped McHenry County’s courts avoid the court reporter shortage that is hamstringing other judic ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County school districts weigh in on construction, zoning after bleachers controversy

    CARY – The meeting started with accusations of malfeasance over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers before transitioning to a celebratory rib ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Mass ascension kicks off international balloon fiesta

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Tens of thousands of spectators swarmed the launch field Saturday for the first mass ascension of the 44th annual Albuquerque Inte ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Guatemalan mudslide death toll reaches 56, hundreds missing

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes recovered more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outs ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Abortion, birth control, race top Supreme Court’s agenda

    WASHINGTON – Abortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a pre ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, wat ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • ‘Here we go again’ – Americans’ lament after Oregon shooting

    The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation – nine people shot dead at a community college. For many Americans it was all the sadder as a remind ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:23 pm
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