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  • Lake in the Hills standoff ends peacefully

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A near three-hour standoff Wednesday between police and a man who barricaded himself inside his Lake in the Hills home ended peace ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • State lawmaker: Concealed carry law 'complicated'

    SPRINGFIELD — A state senator said the law he helped push through that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is too tough on gun owners ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Lake in the Hills looking for extended time care staff

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's parks and recreation department is accepting applications for its Extended Time Care Program, according to a news re ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Stopping deadly oil train fires: New rules planned

    WASHINGTON — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older ta ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for July 23, 2014

    •A global positioning system was taken from an unlocked vehicle Monday, July 7, from the 300 block of Starwoods Pass.
    July 23, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Quinn signs legislation to combat flooding

    OAK LAWN — Gov. Pat Quinn has approved legislation aimed at tackling flooding around Illinois and protecting drinking water.
    July 23, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • Emails raise questions of politics in 2010 program

    CHICAGO — Emails turned over to a legislative panel have raised questions about the role of politics in Gov. Pat Quinn's defunct anti-violence program ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Lake in the Hills receives budget award

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association, according t ...
    July 23, 2014 - 2:38 pm
  • Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

    CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new me ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • U of I trustees consider increasing arena budget

    CHICAGO (AP) — When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the Sta ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minis ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity in contest for new office equipment

    The Habitat for Humanity of McHenry County is participating in a contest for a chance to win a $15,000 office technology upgrade, according to a news ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Free family program to look at pioneer play

    RINGWOOD – Pioneer play is the theme of this month's family-oriented Lost Valley Venture.The program ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Lake in the Hills looks to update economic incentive policy

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials want to update the village's economic incentive policy, which is in place to help attract businesses t ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Historical schoolhouse, cemetery open to public

    MARENGO – Artifacts unearthed at a 1867 limestone one-room schoolhouse as well as a pre-Civil War cemetery will be on display this August.
    July 23, 2014 - 9:33 am
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