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  • Crystal Lake City Council approves 1.43 percent tax levy increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library will not get as much money as it asked for under a levy approved Tuesday evening.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves committee assignments

    WOODSTOCK – The 24-member McHenry County Board approved its assignments to its standing committees and other boards and commissions for the next two y ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • John Bucci sworn in as new Algonquin police chief

    ALGONQUIN – The village has its new police chief. In front of a large crowd that included many membe ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Grafton Township agrees to sell land for defunct town hall to developer

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Grafton Township officials have agreed to sell the land once slotted for a defunct, $3.5 million town hall project to a developer, ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • McHenry City Council approves flat levy for fourth year

    McHENRY – The city's portion of property owners' tax bills will not be going up next year. The McHen ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Sony faces 2nd class action lawsuit over data breach

    NEW YORK — A second class action lawsuit has been filed against Sony Pictures Entertainment by two former employees whose private data was stolen from ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Cook County to join cameras-in-court program

    CHICAGO — The Illinois Supreme Court gave its OK on Tuesday for reporters to use cameras and audio recording devices in Cook County in certain circums ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Police looking for info on rural McHenry burglaries

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are looking for information regarding several recent burglaries in ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • 2014 Woodstock High School graduate, 19, found drowned in Florida

    A 2014 graduate of Woodstock High School drowned off the Florida coast Monday. Divers recovered the ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 17, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Fitness bash to give sampling of Crystal Lake Park District fitness classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Just in time for the holiday feasts, the Crystal Lake Park District is offering a Holiday Fitness Bash designed to give a taste of diff ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers dance, poms day camps for kids

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kids can try out dance and poms with a holiday twist this winter.The Crystal Lake Par ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers basketball for fourth- through sixth-graders

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fifth- through sixth-graders will get the chance to hone their basketball skills with an upcoming program held two days a week directly ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Richmond police reports for Dec. 16, 2014

    • Holly M. Moravec, 18, 10615 Main St., Richmond, was charged Friday, Nov. 14, with domestic battery.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Dec. 16, 2014

    • Michael W. Howe, 21, 2018 N. Oak Drive, McHenry, was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 23, on a failure-to-appear warrant out of McHenry County for possession ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Bullet found at Matthews Middle School in Island Lake triggers lockdown

    ISLAND LAKE – A lockdown lasted for more than two hours Tuesday at Matthews Middle School in Island Lake after a student found a bullet on the hallway ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:19 am
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