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  • McHenry County officers stake out Dunkin Donuts for Cop on a Rooftop (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kimberley Shipbaugh didn't mean to startle a stranger when she yelled “good morning” to him from the roof of the Crystal Lake Dunkin' D ...
    UPDATED: May 29, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Lake in the Hills board approves expanded noise ordinance

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Anyone causing any "unreasonable noise disturbance" in the village could now be subject to a violation fee, regardless of the deci ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Marengo city administrator asks for clarity on public works director oversight

    MARENGO – The search for Marengo's new director of public works will continue as the Marengo City Council decides how future oversight of the position ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • Lakemoor issues nearly 40 tickets during statewide campaign

    LAKEMOOR – Nearly 40 tickets were issued by the Lakemoor Police Department during a stepped-up enforcement period.
    May 29, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Johnsburg event to raise money for McHenry Diaper Bank

    McHENRY – An evening of music is planned to raise money for the Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois.The ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Driver from fatal Volo crash identified

    VOLO – Lakemoor police have identified the man killed in an early morning crash in Volo as 23-year-old Lakemoor resident Fernando Suarez III.
    May 29, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Watch live: Crystal Lake South High School Class of 2015 graduation

    The Crystal Lake South High School Class of 2015 graduation will be broadcast here live at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 30.
    May 29, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Island Lake brings back former trustee Sciarrone as top cop

    ISLAND LAKE – The appointment of a former trustee as the village’s new police chief is not cronyism, a trustee said following the unanimous approval o ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • 16-year prison sentence given for McHenry man's 10th trip to prison

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was described a “career criminal” and “frequent flyer” just before being sentenced Thursday to a double-digit prison term fo ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Former Crystal Lake man writes book about history of Fox Chain O'Lakes

    LAKE COUNTY – The past 27 years of Dave Lester’s life have revolved around summer, anxiously awaiting boating season and play time on the Fox Chain O’ ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry child care center loses license, closes after state probe

    McHENRY – A McHenry child care center lost its license after an Illinois Department of Children and Family Services investigation uncovered numerous v ...
    May 29, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Algonquin's Towne Park reopens after closing for bypass construction

    ALGONQUIN – Towne Park, which has been closed since fall 2012, now is open to the public for the summer season, according to the village.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Crystal Lake anesthesiologist to take medical mission trip to Guatemala

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake anesthesiologist will embark on a medical mission trip to Guatemala, the latest in a series of trips to Panama, Haiti an ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Open Meetings Act bill inspired by Oakwood Hills headed to Illinois Senate vote

    An Oakwood Hills-inspired improvement to the Open Meetings Act may end up getting passed by this Sunday’s end of session.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Judge tosses family's civil lawsuit against Marengo funeral home

    WOODSTOCK – A civil lawsuit seeking more than $1 million in damages from a Marengo funeral home has been dismissed in McHenry County court.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:03 am
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