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  • McHenry County students visit landmarks through Google's virtual reality program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Gracie Willis walked into Hannah Beardsley Middle School on Thursday morning as usual, but by the end of the day she had been to Italy ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Woodstock's Centerville Station denied video gaming license, considers closing

    WOODSTOCK – After its video gaming license was denied, Woodstock’s Centerville Station could close after about seven months in business, owner Dan Har ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Crystal Lake nonprofit for kids with emotional challenges to close Jan. 1

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake-based Families ETC will close by the end of the year after concerns over the agency’s operations caused a dramatic drop in ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Ex-assistant state's attorney challenging State's Attorney Lou Bianchi

    A former assistant state’s attorney who ran a heated campaign against State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi eight years ago is taking another shot at the offic ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Ex-Illinois State University student sentenced for Crystal Lake man's death

    BLOOMINGTON – A former Illinois State University student was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 20-year-old ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

    FOX LAKE – The basement that is home to the Fox Lake Police Explorers post looks like disgraced Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was preparing for a zombie apocalyp ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake police: Avoid Route 14, North Ridgefield Road after crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Drivers should avoid Route 14 and North Ridgefield Road for the next two hours, the Crystal Lake police advised in a Nixle alert Friday ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Up to 10 inches of snow in McHenry County amid winter storm warning

    The National Weather Service upgraded a winter storm watch to a warning early Friday ahead of a storm that meteorologists now say could drop up to 10 ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • VIDEO: Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Village Administrator Anne Marrin and Detective Chris Covelli look on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, through mounds of boxes full of mil ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 20; 3 confirmed dead after Mali hotel attacked

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Study finds more Mexicans leaving the U.S. than coming

    SAN DIEGO – More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • Learn American Rumba in Crystal Lake at Main Beach

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A chance to learn the American Rumba and then dance the night away is coming this Saturday.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Woodstock evaluates how to address pavement management report

    WOODSTOCK – After a report evaluating the condition of Woodstock’s streets revealed they are in overall poor condition and would cost about $69 millio ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Woodstock hires new assistant director of public works

    WOODSTOCK – After working with the Elgin Public Works Department for more than 23 years, Woodstock’s new assistant director of public works is ready t ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Illinois officials seek supplier for body cameras

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials have taken another step toward equipping police officers with body cameras.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:59 am
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