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  • North Barrington man indicted on dissemination of child pornography charges

    NORTH BARRINGTON – A North Barrington man has been indicted on charges that he not only possessed child pornography but sent it to others, the Lake Co ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • McHenry County ZBA falls short of recommending Marengo nuns' expansion

    WOODSTOCK – A request by an obscure French Christian order to get a McHenry County Zoning Board of Appeals recommendation to significantly expand its ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Lakemoor police officers resign over fraudulent anonymous tip reward, chief says

    LAKEMOOR – Two Lakemoor police officers have resigned after the discovery that one fraudulently applied for and received a $100 citizens reward, the p ...
    July 23, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Prosecutors: Aurora theater shooter deserves to die in Colorado

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes should be put to death for the Colorado theater shooting because he deliberately and cruelly killed 12 people, includ ...
    July 22, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Safe Routes to School grant to add more sidewalks on Woodstock school routes

    WOODSTOCK – Students will be able to walk and bike to school on continuous sidewalks after they are installed next summer as part of the Safe Routes t ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Grateful Dead concerts meant Chicago raked in hotel taxes

    CHICAGO — City of Chicago officials say the Grateful Dead's set of final concerts over the Fourth of July weekend brought in more than $431,000 in hot ...
    July 22, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Q&A on Rod Blagojevich: What happens after appeals court ruling

    CHICAGO — A ruling by a federal court in the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption convictions left open the possibility that th ...
    July 22, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • 6 beaches closed in Wonder Lake, Lake in the Hills, Island Lake for high bacteria levels

    Officials from the McHenry County Department of Health retested area beaches for bacterial levels Tuesday after the weekend's heavy rains.
    July 23, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Crystal Lake teen crashes stolen golf cart in Lake in the Hills, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man's joy ride on a stolen golf cart ended Wednesday when he crashed into a pole in Lake in the Hills, ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s planned for September in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Nearly 450 people from the McHenry County area expected to walk this September in an effort to raise awareness and funds to fight ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • U.S. home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

    WASHINGTON – Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed the a ...
    July 22, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • Fire damages Woodstock garage

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock firefighters believe an ember for a charcoal grill might be behind a fire that broke out in a Woodstock garage Tuesday evening.
    July 22, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Beer tent dispute coming to head in Champaign County

    URBANA (AP) — The Champaign County chapter of Disabled American Veterans hopes people give the cold shoulder to the tent selling cold beer at the loca ...
    July 22, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 22; Clinton raising money in finance sector as she raps industry

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 22, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Firefighters extinguish trailer tire fire in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A Wednesday morning blaze on the rear tires of a trailer in Huntley immobilized the trailer, but caused little other damage, fire officials ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:36 am
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