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  • Apartment fire in Richmond sends one to hospital

    RICHMOND – A cooking fire sent one person to the hospital Saturday morning, a fire official said.The ...
    April 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Out of the Darkness: McHenry event raises funds for suicide prevention

    McHENRY – Many of the stories told Saturday by those grieving the loss of a loved one who committed suicide began the same way.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Harvard provides place to safely dispose of drugs

    HARVARD – A safe place to dispose of medication, including controlled substances, will now be available at the Harvard Police Department, 201 W. Front ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Lake Barrington man charged after approaching Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake Barrington man faces drug and disorderly conduct charges after police say he approached a girl walking home from a Woodstock elemen ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • MCC student trustee makes presentation calling for more student space

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jason Memmen wants the board overseeing McHenry County College to take student space into consideration when it makes decisions about t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Judge orders commitment of Woodstock man as sexually violent person

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Friday ordered the civil commitment of a Woodstock convicted sex offender with an admitted sexual foot fetish.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Woman taken to hospital following crash in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin on Friday afternoon after a crash flipped the car she was in on its side.
    April 24, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Woodstock officials change city code to allow bar owner to serve on council

    WOODSTOCK – A bar owner in Woodstock can maintain his business and serve the City Council, after city officials made a change to their code that has a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Police investigating McHenry bank robbery at BMO Harris (with video)

    McHENRY – The McHenry Police Department is investigating a robbery Friday at the BMO Harris Bank on Richmond Road in McHenry, police said.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Island Lake police chief resigns for health reasons

    ISLAND LAKE – The Island Lake police chief has resigned due to health reasons, the village president said.
    April 24, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • McHenry cancels Mayday Canine Rescue event over influenza concerns

    MCHENRY – Because of concerns over canine influenza, the City of McHenry has canceled its Mayday Canine Rescue event that was originally scheduled for ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Huntley husband accused in beating death sought medical help for wife, documents show

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County court documents reveal new details in the first-degree murder case of a Huntley man accused in the beating death of his wif ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Harvard's Coventry Home on Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois list

    HARVARD – About a year ago Tom Beetstra decided he couldn't watch his former barn deteriorate anymore.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • McHenry County teens test skills in Middle School Scholastic Bowl in Marengo (with video)

    MARENGO – One million might be Cary seventh-grader Ved Patel's new favorite number.Patel and his sch ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District approves $25.3 million budget

    WOODSTOCK – The budget unanimously approved by the McHenry County Conservation District Board of Trustees last week is a “maintenance budget,” its top ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:11 pm
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