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  • Man accused of sex crimes after impregnating Marengo teen gets probation

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old man was given two years of probation after he admitted to a sex crime involving a teenager.
    NEW: Jan. 26, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Police Department switching to propane system for squad vehicles

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's police department is adding propane fuel systems to its 10 Chevy Tahoe squad vehicles.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Judge revokes bond for Harvard man facing charges in alleged drug ring out of bar

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sent a Harvard man with an extensive criminal history back to jail after police said he violated the terms of his p ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake South grad, 20, hit by car at Illinois State University on life support

    NORMAL – A 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School is on life support after being struck by a car Saturday at Illinois State University, where ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Woodstock police investigating gunshots fired in possible gang-related incident

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department is investigating after gunshots were fired through a front window of a residence in an incident believed t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • County homeless count set for Jan. 28

    The McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness will conduct its annual count of homeless individuals and families Wednesday evening.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Housing development proposed in Cary

    CARY – A developer is proposing to build nine houses at the intersection of Harper Avenue and Haber Road.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • On the Record with: McHenry County Sheriff’s Office chief of operations

    Ricardo Pagán still is trying to catch his breath from being carted around to meetings, sitdowns with county officials and shaking hands with McHenry ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Pioneer Center taking walk-ins in McHenry for mental health services

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services is now offering walk-in registration for residents seeking behavioral health services.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Woodstock completes roof work to Old Courthouse at cost of $1.05 million

    WOODSTOCK – The city completed its restoration of the roof and dome at the Old Courthouse but not before decrepit gutters added unexpected costs, push ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Norge marks 110 years of ski jumping in Fox River Grove (with videos)

    FOX RIVER GROVE – For one day at least, everyone’s Norwegian at Norge’s annual ski jump event. Or at ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • Woodstock police investigating shots fired

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Police are investigating a call for shots fired toward a home. There were no i ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • With new owner, Woodstock’s Dura-Bar aims to double revenue

    WOODSTOCK – Inside the Charter Dura-Bar building along Route 14, workers wearing protective jackets and masks handle molten iron.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:40 am
  • McHenry County Health Dept. to offer free prostate cancer screenings

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Department of Health will offer prostate cancer screenings at no cost in February.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Jack Franks taking another stab at Illinois government consolidation bills

    Bills aimed at helping consolidate some of the state’s almost 7,000 units of government may have a better chance of passing with a new governor in Spr ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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