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  • Man falls through ice on Pistakee Lake; not injured

    FOX LAKE – A man who fell through the ice at Pistakee Lake on Friday evening declined medical treatment, a fire official said.
    March 6, 2015 - 9:05 pm
  • On Outlaws Motorcycle Club vests seized in Wonder Lake, prosecutor says gang not Boy Scouts

    WOODSTOCK – A judge wants more time to decide if leather vests with patches should be returned to the Outlaws Motorcycle Club, or if they will remain ...
    March 6, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Non-traditional church work for McHenry County-area congregations

    JOHNSBURG – Steve Erickson has preached in gymnasiums, 100-year-old chapels with no bathrooms and movie theaters.
    March 6, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Woodstock City Council candidate questions police's response after beating on Square

    WOODSTOCK – Demanding quicker information on public safety, a Woodstock City Council candidate recently questioned the police department's response to ...
    March 6, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • Election 2015: Deadline looming in McHenry County to register to vote April 7

    McHenry County residents who need to register to vote in the April 7 election have until end of business Tuesday to do so.
    March 6, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake self-storage business gets final OK

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The last time the mini-warehousing and self-storage facility proposed for a building on South Virginia Street appeared before the Cryst ...
    March 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • February jobs report: Unemployment rate at 5.5 percent, 295K positions added

    WASHINGTON — A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace ...
    March 6, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Illinois records 7th-coldest February on record

    CHAMPAIGN — Illinois climate experts say this February was the seventh coldest on record in the state.
    March 6, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Peoria County judge: Man innocent in 1994 home invasion, sex assault

    PEORIA (AP) — A Peoria County judge has declared innocent a man who was once convicted in a 1994 home invasion and sexual assault.
    March 6, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Illinois oil train derailment near Galena involved safer tank cars

    GALENA — The rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week were retrofitted with protective ...
    March 6, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Woodstock mom charged with prostitution, child endangering

    WOODSTOCK – Police have charged a Woodstock woman with prostitution after an investigation that began in October following anonymous reports of suspic ...
    March 6, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Firefighters save home following Johnsburg area dryer fire

    JOHNSBURG – Firefighters were able to put out a dryer fire early Friday morning and keep the home in livable condition.
    March 6, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Woman of the Year nominees being sought

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Professional and Business Women organization is accepting nominations for the annual Woman of the Year award.
    March 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Centegra Health System, Woodstock School District 200 see success with heart screenings

    WOODSTOCK – Centegra Health System is working to schedule additional heart screenings with several area schools after a recent screening at Woodstock ...
    March 6, 2015 - 6:34 pm
  • Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

    LOS ANGELES – Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage plane Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:32 pm
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