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  • Update: Randall Road reopens after crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Northbound Randall Road, south of Miller Road, was down to one lane around 1 p.m. Friday due to a crash, according to Nixle alert ...
    NEW: Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Woodstock man found dead amid child sex investigation

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock man found dead in his apartment earlier this week with a self-inflicted injury was being investigated by the Woodstock Police ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:51 am
  • 66-year-old man missing from Glendale Heights found in McHenry County

    McHENRY – A 66-year-old man who was reported missing from Glendale Heights was found Wednesday in McHenry County.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry County PADS in need of clothing donations for children, women

    McHenry County PADS, a Pioneer Center for Human Services program, is looking for clothing donations for women and children.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Ex-Carpentersville man convicted after threatening woman with gun

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A former Carpentersville man faces six to 60 years in prison after he was found guilty of threatening to kill a woman and shooting a ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Elgin man arrested in Cary battery where man put hand over woman's mouth, said 'go to sleep'

    CARY – An Elgin man has been arrested after allegations that he entered a woman’s Cary business, put his hand over her mouth and told her to “go to sl ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • 7 Algonquin businesses fined for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Seven Algonquin businesses were fined for selling alcohol to minors, Algonquin Police Chief John Bucci said.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Simple search by McHenry County Board chairman staff finds $130,000 in unclaimed funds

    WOODSTOCK – A hunch on the part of two staff members hired by new McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks turned out to be worth more than $130,000.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Harvard Area Community Health Center unveils dental clinic

    HARVARD – Children in low-income families and adults with certain health conditions now have greater access to dental care in McHenry County.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • State police, FBI digging at Joliet home in connection with 1990 sheriff's deputy disappearance

    JOLIET – Illinois State Police, state crime scene investigators and the FBI spent Thursday digging at a Joliet home in connection with the 1990 disapp ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Crime mugs for February 2017 in the McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:01 am
  • Cary trustees mark capital improvement project priorities for next 5 years

    CARY – As the Cary Village Board reviewed its capital improvement plan for the next five years, one of the top priorities regarding the village includ ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • McHenry County Board electronic voting rules postponed again

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board again has delayed a vote to change its rules to allow for electronic voting at its meetings to accommodate the sy ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • McHenry County Board fills Human Resources Committee, ending impasse

    WOODSTOCK – More than two months after sparing it from consolidation, the McHenry County Board finally has members on its Human Resources Committee.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Retiring McHenry mayor reflects on past, discusses city's future

    McHENRY – McHenry mayor Susan Low said she is optimistic about McHenry’s future, even after her term ends in April.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:30 am
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