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  • Police look for fugitive in McHenry

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who evaded capture when the sheriff’s office attempted to serve a warrant for his ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Marian Central tops McHenry

    Marian Central, McHenry volleyball match Wednesday in Woodstock. Marian Central beat McHenry, 26-24, 25-13.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Suspicious fire in Woodstock damages garage

    WOODSTOCK – A garage fire is under investigation and has been deemed suspicious, the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District said.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:02 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff candidate calls out Republican official's criminal background

    McHenry County Sheriff's candidate Jim Harrison launched a new attack in his campaign against Republican nominee Bill Prim, taking aim at a relatively ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Wonder Lake man charged with defrauding drug screening test

    A Wonder Lake man has been charged with defrauding a drug screening test, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged in nationwide drug trafficking ring

    A Crystal Lake man faces up 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine for his alleged role in a drug trafficking organization.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Carpentersville woman charged with murder in sister's stabbing

    A 53-year-old Carpentersville woman is charged with three counts of murder in an apparent sororicide, police said.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • McHenry County's SEDOM closing special education center at school year’s end

    WOODSTOCK – As plans unfold to restructure the Special Education District of McHenry County, namely the impending closure of the SEDOM Center in Woods ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Lakewood breast cancer survivor to share story

    LAKEWOOD – Something was different. There wasn’t a lump, but Lakewood resident Tina Conrad, then 37 ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Huntley police host 'Coffee with a Cop' on Saturday

    HUNTLEY – Residents again will have the chance on Saturday to meet with Huntley police over coffee and talk community issues during the latest install ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Marengo city water meter holdouts to face escalating fines for forgoing replacement

    MARENGO – The remaining Marengo residents who haven't scheduled an appointment to replace old, in-home city water meters will face escalating fines st ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • Children evacuated from Algonquin KinderCare after smoke detected

    ALGONQUIN – Some 80 children on Wednesday were evacuated from an Algonquin KinderCare after smoke began filling the building, firefighters said.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake motorcyclist dies after head-on Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – A 44-year-old Crystal Lake man died Tuesday evening after his motorcycle veered and collided head-on with a car headed in the opposite dir ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office seeks info on burglars in Crystal Lake area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are asking for the public's help in gathering information abou ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Cary-Grove High School theater demolition makes way for new auditorium

    CARY – In order to make way for a new auditorium at Cary-Grove High School, the 50-year-old theater had to be torn down. The fenced-off area at the sc ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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