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  • Video: Memorial set up at Fox Lake Police Department

    In this short video from Wednesday morning, a memorial is set up outside the Fox Lake Police Department for slain police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Search continues for Fox Lake police officer shooting suspects

    FOX LAKE – Police have broadened their search for three people suspected in the shooting death of a Fox Lake police lieutenant and will continue scour ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Vigil planned for slain Fox Lake police officer as manhunt continues

    FOX LAKE – The search for three people suspected in the fatal shooting of a veteran Fox Lake police Lieutenant continues Wednesday as the community mo ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Spring Grove man to visit WWII Memorial on V-J Day 70th anniversary

    SPRING GROVE – Spring Grove veteran Anthony “Tony” Gargano has been to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., before, but when he goe ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • PHOTOS: Police incident in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Police swarmed and cordoned off a Crystal Lake neighborhood after a reported dispute unrelated to the shooting reported in Fox Lake, po ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • McHenry County Board meets township consolidation report with tough questions

    WOODSTOCK – The final report of a task force created to pursue consolidating townships by referendum was met with tough questions by some McHenry Coun ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Video: Fox Lake Mayor talks about slain Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz

    In this short video from Tuesday, Fox Lake Mayor Donny Schmit talks about Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, killed Tuesday.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • Video: Lake County Sheriff's Detective Chris Covelli talks about the Fox Lake manhunt

    In this short video from Tuesday afternoon, Lake County Sheriff's Detective Chris Covelli provides an update on the manhunt for three suspects wanted ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Fox Lake police officer killed in shooting is veteran lieutenant

    FOX LAKE – Everyone who knew Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz described him the same way: kind, generous, dedicated, proud, a family man.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Video: Police land a helicopter in Fox Lake manhunt

    In this short video from Tuesday afternoon, police land a helicopter that's part of the manhunt in the fatal shooting of an officer in Fox Lake.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake man wanted in police standoff has fled; warrant issued

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Crystal Lake police have issued an arrest warrant against a Crystal Lake man after an incident Tuesday caused police to cordon off the ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Season Kickoff Event

    Kick-off the football season with! Join us at 6pm on Thursday, September 10, 20 ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Fox Lake police officer killed just miles from Holiday Hills shooting site (with video)

    FOX LAKE – More than a hundred police officers scoured terrain only miles from the site of another manhunt that occurred less than a year before, but ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • McHenry County Board committee examines limited options in wake of scathing dental audit

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Board committee frustrated with the likelihood that prosecuting several dentists accused of double-billing at the taxpaye ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Too much homework? McHenry County students, parents, schools weigh in

    McHENRY – When Casey Hewett was in third grade, she said her homework could take up to an hour sometimes. 
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
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