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  • Volo woman indicted on bank robbery charges

    ROCKFORD – A federal court has charged a Lake County woman, alleged to have robbed three Chase Bank branches in separate incidents in March, with mult ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Land Conservancy of McHenry County to offer chainsaw workshop

    WOODSTOCK – A second-level class on how to operate a chainsaw will be offered by a McHenry County nonprofit this month.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake chapter will celebrate national nonprofit's anniversary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake chapter of Women of Today will mark the 30th anniversary of the national organization's creation with its annual Child ...
    June 30, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Woodstock to hold annual patriotic concert on the Square

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Band will hold its annual patriotic concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on the Square.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Friends push to remove Facebook photo from Crystal Lake man's fatal motorcycle crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Friends and family reeling from the deaths of Crystal Lake man and Downers Grove woman are incensed over a photo that appears to show t ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Woodstock Chamber of Commerce looks to grow committees

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry is looking to grow a few of its committees.
    June 30, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Family: Girl, 4, shot by officer firing at dog is recovering

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 4-year-old girl who was shot in the leg when a police officer fired at a dog is recovering after surgery as her family questio ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come down

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds is a religious symbol and must be removed because it violates the sta ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • MCC Board voices opposition to prevailing wage law

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The state’s prevailing wage act is an oppressive law that tells local elected officials how to vote, a McHenry County College trustee s ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Mill Street closed in Huntley after water main breaks

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Public Works department has closed Mill Street as officals work to repair a water main leak.
    June 30, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Cary District 26 approves flat-fee format for junior high athletics

    CARY – Most students in Cary Junior High School athletic programs will see a reduction in sports fees for fiscal 2016.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Members of McHenry County township consolidation task force appointed

    WOODSTOCK – Three McHenry County Board members and two township officials will do the heavy work in deciding how an effort to consolidate the county’s ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Confederate flag protests prompt more SC Statehouse security

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials say they have increased security at the South Carolina Statehouse, where one man has been arrested after a fight over ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Complaint: Family immigration detention can lead to psychological harm

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Immigrant rights advocates have filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security saying the detention of immigrant mother ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • USDA says rain delays Illinois winter wheat, hay harvests

    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says rain is delaying winter wheat harvest and hay cutting in northern and central Illinois.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:40 am
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