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  • Firefighters respond to fire at Island Lake house

    ISLAND LAKE – The sparks could be seen over the roof of the one-story house on Lakeview Drive Saturday evening as firefighters responded to the fire.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • UPDATED: McHenry County under winter storm warning starting tonight

    The National Weather Service has issued an updated winter storm warning for much of the upper Midwest including McHenry and surrounding counties.
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Marengo man accidentally shoots self, son; suffers minor injuries

    MARENGO – A Marengo man and his 14-year-old son were taken to a hospital after a gun accidentally fired while the man was cleaning it.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • With high obesity rates in field, McHenry County police, firefighters strive for fitness

    WOODSTOCK – Chief Ralph Webster has one word for the men and women at his fire department."You want ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake South High School bleachers: Zoning hearing for District 155 rescheduled

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The controversial bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will not before the city's Planning and Zoning Commission next week as or ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • McHenry man fails to appear for sex crime sentencing, judge gives 24 years

    WOODSTOCK – A no-bond warrant was issued for a McHenry man who, if apprehended, will spend the next 20 years in prison for sex acts committed with a y ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man's child pornography charges reduced, autism treatment ordered

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man must attend treatment for his autism diagnosis, as part of a sentencing agreement stemming from child pornography ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Huntley High School grad 2015 Miss Illinois speaks at Leggee Elementary (with video)

    HUNTLEY – First-grader at Leggee Elementary School Penny Bollman has dreams of exploring the world one day. Standing next to her Friday morning, fifth ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Daily lane closures planned along Routes 120, 31 in McHenry

    McHENRY – The installation of the new decorative street lights along Routes 31 and 120 will cause some lane closures of the next couple of weeks, the ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • McHenry County could see 6 inches of snow this weekend

    A possibly significant winter storm that will blow through this weekend may mean trouble for Woodstock Willie's personal safety at the hands of an ang ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • McHenry County-area police plan extra enforcement for Super Bowl weekend

    Parties and gatherings are a big part of Super Bowl weekend and police departments across the county will be out patrolling in hopes of deterring drun ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Woodstock's Groundhog Days 2015 schedule

    Following is a complete round-up of activities planned as part of Groundhog Days in Woodstock. ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • McHenry County College to offer private investigator training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Private investigator training will be starting up next month.McHenry County College i ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Wauconda woman dies after vehicle-pedestrian crash in Island Lake, police say

    ISLAND LAKE – A 58-year-old woman from Wauconda has died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday night, according to an Island Lake Police Department ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
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