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  • Former Wonder Lake man guilty of sexually assaulting young family member agrees to let conviction stand

    WOODSTOCK – A former Wonder Lake man convicted of sexually assaulting a young family member has agreed to let the conviction stand.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • 2nd Crystal Lake South student was perfect on the ACT

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teresa Fisher, a junior at Crystal Lake South High School, is the fourth area student and second South student this year to get a perfe ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Spring Grove Elementary 5th-graders launch cardboard airplane from 113,400 feet up

    SPRING GROVE – About 60 fifth-graders yelped and clapped in excitement Monday as a large balloon carrying precious cargo rose quickly into the air.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry County area last days of school

    The last days for each McHenry County school and district are scheduled as follows: Nippersink Dist ...
    UPDATED: May 25, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Woman transported to hospital after rear-end crash on Route 31 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — A woman was transported to Centegra Hospital – McHenry after a rear-end crash Monday evening on Route 31, a fire official said.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

    CHESTER – A prison inmate Drew Peterson is accused of enlisting to arrange the killing of a state's attorney says the imprisoned former suburban Chica ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:01 pm
  • Lindenhurst man charged with possession of bombs

    A Lindenhurst man is being held in the Lake County Jail on $1 million bond after being charged Friday with possessing bombs, the Lake County State's A ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Bomb threat leads to evacuation at DeKalb's Clinton Rosette Middle School

    DeKALB – School District 428 administrators evacuated about 600 sixth- through eighth-grade students at Clinton Rosette Middle School after receiving ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Girls on the Run event in Woodstock draws more than 3,000

    WOODSTOCK – With about 150 yards to go, a 9-year-old North Elementary School student shoved her feet back into her gym shoes and started running.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Donald Trump cites climate change in order to build a wall around his golf resort in Ireland

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Irela ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Hillary Clinton email probe in late stage, FBI may question her

    WASHINGTON – FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled decisively in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia on Monday, chastising state prosecutors for improperly keepi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Tribune rejects second Gannett bid; sets the stage for talks

    NEW YORK – Tribune Publishing rejected a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, but did say Monday that it was open to further talks.
    May 23, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • Opening statements launch Drew Peterson murder-for-hire trial

    CHESTER – Opening statements are to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plottin ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • District 300 to work with Cambridge Lakes Charter School management on non-compliance claims

    HAMPSHIRE – After an at-times emotional, yet fairly calm meeting, the Community Unit School District 300 superintendent and the president of the local ...
    May 23, 2016 - 7:52 am
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