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  • Oakwood Hills officially names new leadership

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Oakwood Hills is officially under new leadership after Village Board members selected Paul Smith to step into the acting president rol ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Lawsuit alleges Centegra fired nurses to save on health care

    Three former employees of Centegra Health System allege in lawsuits that the company illegally fired them to save money on health care expenses.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Rauner tells local business leaders he'll fight for them

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bruce Rauner told McHenry County business leaders Friday that if he were to become governor he would not tell governors from surroundin ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Former McHenry mayor files lawsuit over pit bull attack

    McHENRY – Former McHenry mayor Steve Cuda has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a pair of pit bulls and the man who let them outside on the night t ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake man sentenced to nearly 5 years for fraud

    ROCKFORD – A Crystal Lake man was sentenced Friday to just under five years in prison for a fraud involving a secret shopper scheme, according to a ne ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Part of Route 120 in McHenry closed because of gas leak

    McHENRY – Route 120 between Green Street and Richmond Road is closed because of a gas leak, according to a Nixle alert sent out by the city about 3:20 ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Photos: Wounded Army vet surprised with new mortgage-free home

    Spc. Tim Carner's dream was given Friday as a surprise to him and his family – a mortgage-free, fully-furnished home in Woodstock's Sweetwater subdivi ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Wounded Army vet surprised with new mortgage-free home

    WOODSTOCK – As a boy, Tim Carner had a vision for how his life would look: Suit-and-tie garb, a steady job and, of course, a nice house to come home ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Iowa man charged after road rage stabbing in Volo

    VOLO – A 45-year-old Iowa man overcome with road rage in Volo allegedly stabbed another man in the leg, requiring police to control the bleeding until ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Sept. 19, 2014

    • Isael Q. Barreto, 44, 5525 Alexandria Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 26, with battery.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • McHenry County Historical Society to host sing-along Sept. 28

    MARENGO – The McHenry County Historical Society will host a sing-along event on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the 1890s-era Riley Methodist Church in Marengo.
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Unemployment rates rise in 24 U.S. states in August

    WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Car bomb attacks kill 20 people in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD – A series of car bombings targeting a Shiite mosque and markets in the Iraqi capital killed at least 20 people Friday, officials said, in the ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • McLean County Coroner warns of smoking on oxygen

    BLOOMINGTON – The McLean County Coroner's office is citing two recent deaths in warning residents about the dangers of smoking and using oxygen tanks ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Senate races: Democrats decry birth control plan

    WASHINGTON – When a handful of Republican Senate candidates called for oral contraceptives to be sold without a prescription, Democrats cried foul.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
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