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  • Algonquin police deputy chief to retire

    ALGONQUIN – Deputy Police Chief Steven Kuzynowski is set to retire on Oct. 31, the village announced in a news release.
    July 23, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Alleged cocaine dealers nabbed in Harvard, Walworth

    WOODSTOCK – Two alleged cocaine dealers were nabbed in a multi-jurisdiction drug bust that crossed the Wisconsin border and netted a few hundred grams ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Proposed budget for McHenry library saves up for future repairs

    McHENRY – With several projects wrapping up, the McHenry Public Library is focusing on saving up to cover future repairs on the 40-plus-year-old build ...
    July 23, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • 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 23, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • 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 23, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • 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 man retried, found not guilty in slaying

    CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who was granted a new trial for a slaying he was convicted of nearly two decades ago has been acquitted and set ...
    July 23, 2014 - 2:14 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 23, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • 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
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