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  • Lake in the Hills police reports for May 13, 2015

    • Miguel M. Arreola, 34, 734 Jefferson Ave., Elgin, was charged Thursday, April 2, with criminal trespass to residence.
    May 13, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • Judge rejects new trial request for Holiday Hills shooter

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County judge who presided over the criminal proceedings for Scott B. Peters rejected Peters’ request for a new trial.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Wisconsin man injured in Huntley milk truck rollover

    HUNTLEY – A 61-year-old Wisconsin man was injured after a tanker truck carrying milk rolled into a ditch Wednesday, fire officials said.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Crystal Lake participates in seat belt campaign

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department is participating in the statewide Illinois Click It or Ticket campaign that started Monday and will ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Film crew's smoke machine triggers fire alarm at McHenry apartment building

    McHENRY – A crew filming a commercial at the Foxhole Tap and Pizzeria got an unexpected audience Wednesday: McHenry firefighters.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Police charge 20-year-old, juvenile in string of Marengo car burglaries

    MARENGO – Police have charged a 20-year-old Marengo man and a juvenile in connection with a string of car burglaries in Marengo that happened earlier ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • MCC offers summer camps for kids in sports, cooking, technology

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Professionally coached sports camps, technology camps exploring space and science myths and a culinary challenge are among the summer o ...
    May 13, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Algonquin girl, 7, battles neuroblastoma; family, friends to gather for 5K

    ALGONQUIN – Behind a black and white photograph of a little girl and a dog – taken before everything changed – lies a note of hope and determination.
    May 13, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • VIDEO: Ducklings escorted to nearby pond at McHenry Middle School

    McHENRY — For the 10th consecutive year, ducklings are escorted to a nearby pond at McHenry Middle School.
    May 13, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Woodstock's Redlight Boutique battling sex store stereotype

    WOODSTOCK – A business a block off the Woodstock Square selling lingerie, incenses, lubricants and adult toys opened during the weekend, despite a loc ...
    May 12, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • Algonquin library district to expand hoopla online streaming service

    ALGONQUIN – An online streaming service available to members of the Algonquin Area Public Library District is expanding to include e-books and comics, ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry wastewater treatment plant project requires raising rates plus debt service fee

    McHENRY – The price tag for decommissioning of the city’s aging wastewater treatment plant and consolidating services at its southern plant has come i ...
    May 13, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Crystal Lake-based nonprofit to highlight international aid at upcoming event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A midwife who spent a year in South Sudan, a dentist who operates a mobile clinic around the world and trains clinicians in basic denti ...
    May 13, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Casting for Cures fundraiser in Spring Grove offers kids free fishing, other activities

    SPRING GROVE – Train rides, a petting zoo and trout fishing will take over Spring Grove’s Hatchery Park for a fundraiser to help children with cancer ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Lake in the Hills Sanitary District to shut off water on delinquent customers

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Starting this weekend, residents with delinquent sewer bills could see their water faucets run dry as the Lake in the Hills Sanita ...
    May 13, 2015 - 12:24 am
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