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  • Experts worry about vote turmoil on Election Day

    ATLANTA – New ID requirements. Unfamiliar or distant polling places. Names missing from the voter rolls.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Woodstock couple met at Cubs Convention, knew Harry Caray

    Woodstock resident and longtime Cubs fan Don Huebner met his wife, Jean, at a Cubs Convention in the late 1980s. The two have been together ever since ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • McHenry County substance abuse coalition spearheads program to provide Narcan to all county police agencies

    All police officers in McHenry County soon will carry a life-saving medication that reverses the effects of a drug overdose.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • 'Come on, man,' President Obama says, rolling his eyes at Donald Trump

    CLEVELAND – Rolling his eyes at the Republican nominee, President Barack Obama mocked Donald Trump's purported business acumen and newfound rage again ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • The U.S. says you can now bring back 100 Cuban cigars and several bottles of rum

    The Obama administration announced Friday it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back f ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:05 am
  • These photos of a 99-year-old Crystal Lake man riding a horse for the first time in 85 years will warm your heart

    Crystal Lake's Fred Etheridge hadn't ridden a horse since he was a teenager. But thanks to Dream Riders in Crystal Lake, he got the chance to do it ag ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors' pay

    WASHINGTON – Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians. Compensation for medical professionals w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Endorsement: U.S. Senate: Mark Kirk

    In the race for U.S. Senator from Illinois, incumbent Republican Mark Kirk is facing a difficult challenge from U.S. Rep. Tammy
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Huntley police to offer education class for alcohol sellers, servers

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is offering an education and training class for alcoholic beverage sellers and servers.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Youth Groundwater Festival teaches students importance of conservation

    About 150 Marengo students learned about the importance of water quality, quantity and conservation efforts in McHenry County on Thursday.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Lashing back, Trump calls sexual assault accusers 'horrible horrible liars'

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Lashing back, Donald Trump heatedly rejected the growing list of sexual assault allegations against him as “pure fiction” on T ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Algonquin police conducting DUI enforcement for Halloween

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department will implement aggressive enforcement of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign in an effort to war ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Deadline approaches for Friends of MCC Foundation scholarships

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation has awarded more than 80 scholarships for the fall 2016 semester totaling more than $7 ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock's first police dog Brinx dies

    WOODSTOCK – Brinx, Woodstock’s first police dog, died Wednesday at age 11, the police department announced Thursday.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock to get home-rule status after special census counts population at 25,000+

    WOODSTOCK – The city’s population has exceeded 25,000, which qualifies Woodstock as a home-rule community, according to preliminary results from a spe ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:38 pm
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