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  • Chicago fugitive arrested after being found hiding in Island Lake home

    A Chicago man facing kidnapping, domestic battery and drug charges was arrested Thursday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team after he was found ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Woodstock father gets probation, jail time for shaking 4-month-old son

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man who “violently” shook his son 4-month-old son to probation and jail time.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County Board expected to weigh in on electronic voting rules

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s new electronic voting system will officially go live Tuesday, if board members approve changes to the rules to ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Live well: 10 best places for yoga/pilates in McHenry County

    Our readers nominated 59 different yoga or pilates studios during our 2016 Best of the Fox competition. Here are the top 10.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:23 pm
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Community Health Partnership to host open house for Harvard dental clinic

    HARVARD – Community Health Partnership of Illinois will host an open house next week to celebrate the opening of a new dental clinic in CHP’s Harvard ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:28 am
  • McHenry County Board gets pep talk from U.K. ambassador

    WOODSTOCK – Before embarking on its long-term planning meeting, the McHenry County Board got a rare pep talk from Her Majesty’s Government.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:30 am
  • Centegra Hospital – McHenry receives 5-star rating from CMS

    McHENRY – In Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ most recent star ratings, two McHenry County hospitals received high rankings for their health ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Judge revokes license of Lake in the Hills cop accused of DUI in fatal crash

    A Walworth County judge has revoked the driver’s license of a Lake in the Hills police sergeant – who also is a Hebron trustee – for one year after fi ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:08 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office warns of new telephone scam

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is alerting people of a new telephone scam being used against McHenry County residents to try and obta ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:04 am
  • Cary police: Woman reports man put hand over her mouth, said 'go to sleep'

    CARY – Police are investigating a battery complaint after a woman reported that a man covered her mouth with his hand and told her to “go to sleep.”
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council candidates address voters at first of forum series

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Budget concerns and economic development topped concerns with Crystal Lake City Council candidates at a forum Thursday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:04 am
  • McHenry County College restaurant reopens with beer and wine included

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College’s student-run restaurant officially reopened to the public Thursday with some bold additions to the menu. Slàint ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 9:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake workers repairing Dole Avenue water main leak

    CRYSTAL LAKE – City workers are repairing a water main leak on South Dole Avenue and Hilkert Court.T ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy to break ground on Cary facility

    CARY – By the end of the summer, Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy plans to open its new facility in Cary.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:49 am
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