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  • Former Auschwitz-Birkenau guard describes death camp in chilling detail

    LUENEBURG, Germany — A former SS sergeant described in chilling detail Wednesday how cattle cars full of Jews were brought to the Auschwitz death camp ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Italy: U.N. presence in Niger, Sudan can help migrant crisis

    ROME — Italy pressed the EU on Wednesday to devise robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, including considering ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • MCC info session aimed at adults thinking about returning to college

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Adults who are thinking about returning to college can get their questions answered at a free information session hosted by McHenry Cou ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Chicago's Art Institute receives Andy Warhol works in largest gift in its history

    CHICAGO — The Art Institute of Chicago is receiving a major gift of contemporary art, including works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns a ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Both drivers cited in Crystal Lake crash at Route 31, Three Oaks Road (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police issued two citations after a two-vehicle crash that sent one car up a berm in Crystal Lake, officials said.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Residents displaced after Wonder Lake home fire

    WONDER LAKE – Two Wonder Lake residents were displaced after a fire broke out in the bedroom of their home Tuesday night, fire officials said.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 22; Italian leaders push for migrant reform

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 22, 2015 - 7:37 am
  • Session to cover MCC associate degree in health information technology

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College’s new associate degree in health information technology will be the focus of an upcoming information session.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Woodstock hydrant flushing begins next week

    WOODSTOCK – The city will be flushing hydrants as part of necessary regular maintenance to remove sediments that have accumulated in water mains.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • MCC plans trips to 'Jersey Boys' in Chicago, 'All Shook Up' in Wisconsin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two musicals – a comedy winding through the hits of Elvis Presley and the other detailing the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Season ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Andy Glab wins McHenry alderman re-election by one late-arriving vote

    McHENRY – One final vote has been tallied in the tied race for one of McHenry’s wards, giving incumbent Alderman Andy Glab another four years on the c ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • McHenry County nonprofit aims to raise money for area mental health groups

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Like many of the participants in the McHenry County Adult Program, Scot Maier spends most of his time in a wheelchair.
    April 22, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Woodstock City Council approves 5 percent water rate increase with new budget

    WOODSTOCK – Most Woodstock residents will pay about 5 percent more on their quarterly water bills, under a rate increase a part of the city’s new budg ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court sets date for School District 155 bleacher case

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Illinois Supreme Court has set the date to hear oral arguments in the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers lawsuit.
    April 22, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Lake in the Hills board considers ordinance to address illicit 'massage centers'

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village Board members on Tuesday moved forward an ordinance that would proactively work to prevent possible illegal activities hid ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:33 am
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