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  • Sponsors needed for new Crystal Lake Williams Street Fest in June

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Raue Center for the Arts recently announced the first Williams Street Fest, which will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. June 4.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County deputy receives Lifesaving Award

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Mandernack didn’t expect to save a life when he started his shift on March 21.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Cary mulls ordinance to save $1.5 million on special service areas

    CARY – The Village Board on Tuesday will consider a bond ordinance for two of its special service tax areas that staff members believe could save mor ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Make-A-Wish makes Crystal Lake 4-year-old's birthday party dreams come true

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Julio Lara-Perez has never had a birthday party.This year, the 4-year-old Crystal Lak ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • No one injured in Woodstock school bus fire

    WOODSTOCK – An empty Woodstock School District 200 bus was damaged after the engine compartment caught fire, a fire official said.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • 5 baby bison born at Illinois grassland preserve

    WILMINGTON – For the first time, a national grassland preserve in northeastern Illinois has added to its bison herd through newborns – and not just on ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County taking garage sale donations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In preparation for their spring garage sale, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be taking donations of gently used item ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Woodstock lawyer touts experience in McHenry County State's Attorney race

    Woodstock-based attorney Jim Harrison says his "vast and wide" experience is what sets he and his opponent apart in the race for McHenry County state' ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Friday, April 29, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Violence follows California Donald Trump rally, 17 arrested

    COSTA MESA, Calif. – Raucous protesters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California in violent demonstrations leading to 17 arrests as the Repub ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Woodstock's 9 siblings join him in animal shelter care in Gilberts

    WOODSTOCK – The puppy reportedly discovered in a duct-taped pillow case near Route 14 last week is not an only child.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 29; Fights follow Trump rally in Southern California

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
    April 29, 2016 - 6:18 am
  • Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria city

    BEIRUT – Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborho ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Advocates fear chaos after Rauner home health care ruling

    SPRINGFIELD – Gaileen Roberts’ daughter Jody has cerebral palsy, is quadriplegic and developmentally delayed. But she can live at home because her mot ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:26 am
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