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  • McHenry teens accused of kidnapping boy in plot to recover stolen pot

    McHENRY – Three 19-year-old men from McHenry allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old boy in what police said was a plot to persuade the boy’s 13-year-old fr ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Fox River Grove man charged with DUI after crashing into building with girl in van

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Fox River Grove man was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the life of a child after he drove 4 feet into a bui ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man accused of mailing 18 pounds of pot from California sentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A former Crystal Lake man accused of shipping marijuana through the mail was sentenced to prison and recommended for boot camp as part of ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Cary police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Fox River Grove police reports for Feb. 3, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Carpentersville police locate missing 90-year-old woman with dementia

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Carpentersville police located the 90-year-old woman with dementia who had been missing since Tuesday morning.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Fox Lake woman cited after striking ambulance, gas meter on home

    FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake woman was cited after police said she drove away after striking the gas meter on a home and struck an ambulance while returning ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • Bull Valley animal sanctuary merges with Forever Husky in Crystal Lake

    BULL VALLEY – After years of running Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary out of her Bull Valley-area home, owner Nancy Harney said the nonprofit needs money ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • Cary Park District offering discounted pool passes on Friday

    CARY – The Cary Park District will offer pool passes for the 2016 season at a 25 percent discount Friday during its one-day “Chilly Willy Blitz.” The ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Vehicle flees scene after hitting gas meter on Fox Lake home

    FOX LAKE –A vehicle fled the scene after hitting a gas meter of a Fox Lake home, fire officials said Tuesday.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Lakemoor plans Super Bowl weekend driving crackdown

    LAKEMOOR – The police department will conduct special patrols for Super Bowl weekend, cracking down on alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers, Chief David ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Nippersink School District 2, Richmond-Burton D-157 OK Spring Grove economic incentive concept

    SPRING GROVE –Two school districts recently gave an initial nod of approval to a proposed economic incentive program being developed by the village o ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council approves revised plans for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School are controversial no more.The proposa ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman, state's attorney, recorder candidates talk issues, take jabs at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Both Republicans running for McHenry County state’s attorney took swipes at each other at Tuesday night’s League of Women Voters forum.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Fox Lake ambulance involved in crash

    FOX LAKE –A Fox Lake Fire Protection District ambulance was struck by another vehicle Tuesday while stopped at a Fox Lake intersection, officials sai ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:21 pm
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