Local News

  • District 300 to lobby state lawmakers for overdue capital grants

    CARPENTERSVILLE – School District 300 Board members want to pressure state lawmakers to award overdue construction money the district would use to hel ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Low-dose CT scan can detect lung cancer in its early stages

    CRYSTAL LAKE – By the end of the week, Ellen Jeffrey likely will know whether she has lung cancer. J ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • 17-year-old expected to be charged after crashing into Huntley townhouses

    HUNTLEY – A 17-year-old male driver was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin with minor injuries after the SUV he was driving crashed into two ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Man charged with vehicle burglary in McHenry

    McHENRY – A 20-year-old man has been charged with four counts of burglary to a motor vehicle, police said in a news release.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Man charged with criminal trespass in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 20-year-old man has been charged with criminal trespass to a residence after he broke into two houses Saturday, police said in a news ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Jury selection finished in CL armed robbery trial

    WOODSTOCK – Jury selection wrapped up Monday for a Crystal Lake man accused of robbing a CVS pharmacy at gunpoint.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Petting zoo owner gives up last 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Four area schools compete at Illinois Science Olympiad finals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In their first ever trip to the Science Olympiad state finals, Andrew Wagner and his Cary-Grove High School team showed they belonged.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • 60-unit residential complex proposed in Cary

    CARY – A company that is building an apartment complex in Crystal Lake is looking to build a 60-unit residential complex in Cary.
    April 15, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Helping Paws plans fundraising events

    WOODSTOCK – Helping Paws Animal Shelter is hosting or participating in several fundraisers in support of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Local experts, banks encourage consumers to change passwords after 'Heartbleed'

    A recently discovered software vulnerability, which could be one of the biggest security threats the Internet has seen, has local banks and experts st ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Bond remains at $80,000 for Woodstock teen accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected a bond reduction for one of four teens accused in a sexual assault; a video of which was later posted to F ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Spring Grove increases impact fees

    SPRING GROVE – After holding its developer fees level last year, the Spring Grove Village Board returned to increasing its fees by the rate of inflati ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • An inch of snow possible Monday evening

    After a long overdue string of spring-like days, McHenry County is expected to see another burst of winter weather Monday afternoon.
    April 14, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Area dealers support car sales ban on Sundays; report says it should go

    WOODSTOCK – Jack Cronan remembers when car dealerships used to be open on Sundays. “I missed the fam ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:08 am
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