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  • McHenry County courts avoiding lack of court reporters with technology

    WOODSTOCK – An early embrace of recording technology helped McHenry County’s courts avoid the court reporter shortage that is hamstringing other judic ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • McHenry County school districts weigh in on construction, zoning after bleachers controversy

    CARY – The meeting started with accusations of malfeasance over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers before transitioning to a celebratory rib ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Cary family escapes house fire that spread from garage Friday night

    CARY – Firefighters were able to control a garage fire that quickly spread into a home in about 15 minutes Friday night after the homeowner who discov ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Lakemoor police use naloxone to save man suspected of heroin overdose

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor police used naloxone to save a 27-year-old man suspected of overdosing on heroin Thursday, police said.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Illinois Solar Tour stops at Woodstock, Crystal Lake, Bull Valley homes

    WOODSTOCK – The 12-foot solar panels behind Michael Dudek’s Woodstock home are his favorite feature.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Mooseheart students tour manufacturers in Cary, Spring Grove

    CARY – Bryce Chapline hadn’t considered manufacturing as a career until Friday.Chapline, 18, took a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Residents voice concerns about Fox River Grove public works facility plans

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Several residents from the neighborhood surrounding the village’s planned public works facility voiced concerns about the building a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock crash sends motorcyclist to hospital

    LAKEWOOD – One person was flown to a hospital after a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle Friday evening, Woodstock fire officials said.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • 1 person transported after 2-vehicle crash in Richmond

    RICHMOND – A two-vehicle crash in Richmond sent one person to an area hospital with minor injuries, fire officials said Friday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Negotiations on future of Crystal Lake South High School bleachers start

    WOODSTOCK – The first major negotiations in the wake of an Illinois Supreme Court decision on the controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High S ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Ex-ISU student found guilty of DUI in death of CLS grad

    A former Illinois State University student faces up to 29 years in prison after he was found guilty this week of felony aggravated driving under the i ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • No deal after Friday's session; McHenry District 156 teachers, board to meet again Sunday

    McHENRY – The two parties at the center of the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers strike will meet Sunday for another negotiation ses ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • VIDEO: McHenry high school students turn out to support teachers strike

    McHENRY — McHenry East and West high schools remain closed as teachers continue to strike on Friday. Some students turned out to show their support.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • VIDEO: Crystal Lake South football players read to elementary school students for homecoming

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Crystal Lake South High School football players, cheerleaders and poms read to Indian Prairie Elementary school students during homecom ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Cary parents mourn teen killed returning to PADS shelter in Woodstock

    CARY – Curt and Judy Michols always thought their son Chris would come home.He’d matured in the five ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:35 am
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