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  • Cary police receive reports of vehicle burglaries

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is reminding residents to keep their vehicles locked at all times after several vehicle burglaries were reported ove ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Cary Metra project moving forward after Monday meeting

    CARY – The village's proposed project to enhance Metra facilities took a step forward Monday when village administrators met with Illinois Department ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • McHenry School District 156 teacher strike continues after negotiations Monday yield no deal

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers are back on their picket lines Tuesday as another negotiation session with the school bo ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake attorney selected as McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Crystal Lake attorney Michael E. Coppedge was selected to fill one of two vacancies on the local bench.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Richmond man admits to fracturing infant daughter's legs, rib

    WOODSTOCK – A Richmond man admitted Monday to fracturing his daughter’s legs and ribs, although he maintains the injuries were the result of an accide ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Investigation continues into death of man found behind 3 Stars Pizza in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police and the McHenry County Coroner's office continue to investigate the death of a man found behind 3 Stars Pizza on Sunday, ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • Free leaf collection available to Algonquin residents

    ALGONQUIN — Free leaf collection by Groot will continue through December 15 for Algonquin residents.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Police: McHenry man shot to death in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Chicago police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old McHenry man. Hector ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Island Lake man injured in motorcycle crash near Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – McHenry County Sheriff's police are investigating a motorcycle crash near Prairie Grove that sent a 47-year-old Island Lake man to an ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Woodstock police to enforce closed hours at Park in the Square

    WOODSTOCK – New hours will be enforced in Woostock’s Park in the Square, which previously did not close.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry fall leaf pickup to begin Monday

    McHENRY – Leaf pickup in McHenry will begin Monday and end Dec. 11. Waste Management will use specially designed vacuum equipment to pick up piles of ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • On the Record with: McHenry art teacher Tina Wagner talks public art project

    EMILY K. COLEMAN - ecoleman@shawmedia.comMcHENRY – Tina Wagner didn’t know what she was getting into ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • McHenry County Board will tackle township consolidation referendums Tuesday

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will decide Tuesday which townships, if any at all, should be put before voters next year to consolidate.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry District 156 schools closed through Tuesday after 12-hour negotiation fails to produce deal

    McHENRY – After 12 hours of negotiations Sunday, the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers union and the school board were unable to com ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • McHenry County Jail inmate road crew making strides over past few years

    WOODSTOCK – After the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Bureau Road Crew nearly doubled its service hours from 2013 to 2014, the unit is set ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:31 am
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