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  • Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE – A woman was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in critical condition after being hit by a car Thursday evening, a fire official sa ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Lakemoor delayed on approving municipal center designs

    LAKEMOOR – The Lakemoor Village Board will have to wait a little longer to approve designs for a new $6 million municipal complex that will house admi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Fire contained to chimney in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A chimney fire in Johnsburg was called in by a neighbor when they saw the flames coming out the top of the chimney Thursday evening, a fir ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE  – A woman was taken to taken to Condell Medical Center in critical condition after being hit by a car Thursday evening, a fire official s ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Algonquin, Lake in the Hills police looking for information on graffiti

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills and Algonquin police departments are looking for information on those responsible for a series of blue spray ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looking for.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • McHenry County church groups help fill religion gap for young adults

    Inside the basement of Dirk Vause's Crystal Lake house, a group of young adults gather sit on the couches and chairs in a semicircles. Some have print ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Marengo dinner, talent show set for Union boy accidentally shot by brother

    MARENGO – In Seattle for business earlier this summer, Caleb Schauer received a phone call from police that set off a frantic hours-long rush home to ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • No children on school buses involved in Crystal Lake crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An crash involving two school buses caused only minor injuries, a fire official said.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Jan. 29, 2015

    • Gonzalo S. Espinoza, 25, 7408 Pingree Road, Crystal Lake, was charged Thursday, Dec. 18, with aggravated domestic battery by strangling, aggravated ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Pedestrian hit by car in Crystal Lake airlifted to Libertyville hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE — A woman was injured and transported to a hospital Thursday after a vehicle-pedestrian crash in Crystal Lake, police said.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:09 pm
  • McHenry County's unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County's unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in December, down from 7.5 percent in December 2013, according to preliminary fi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Boy Scouts of America settle California lawsuit over sex abuse

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volu ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Obama to seek to increase spending limits by $74 billion

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will ask Congress to boost government spending by roughly 7 percent above current spending limits, the White ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Islamic State standoff involves Jordanian pilot, Japanese journalist, prisoner

    AMMAN, Jordan — A young Jordanian fighter pilot, a female al-Qaida recruit who tried to blow up a hotel ballroom in Amman and a veteran Japanese war c ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:49 pm
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