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  • Former Algonquin homebuilder sentenced to 15 months for bank fraud

    ALGONQUIN – A former area homebuilder was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in federal prison for defrauding a bank of more than $1 million tied to the ...
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Police: Woodstock man threatened girlfriend, her co-workers

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was arrested after police said he threatened his girlfriend with an illegally owned gun, then showed up at her workplace i ...
    UPDATED: July 31, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • More school employees can give epinephrine under new law

    A law that takes effect today expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to school children suffering severe allergic reactions.
    July 31, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Police: teens damaged 19 Woodstock vehicles

    WOODSTOCK – Police say two local juveniles – and a possible third who has since moved – are responsible for damage to 19 vehicles in early July.
    July 31, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Lakemoor plans for bike path construction in spring

    LAKEMOOR – The first major project in Lakemoor's effort to connect its neighborhoods with biking and walking paths is moving ahead.
    July 31, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • D-158 students perform comedy this weekend

    HUNTLEY – District 158 students on Friday and Saturday will perform "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," which features a cartoonish blend of Robin ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • McHenry resident wins $1 million in Illinois Lottery

    MCHENRY – A McHenry resident is a million dollars richer after recently getting lucky with an Illinois Lottery scratch off ticket.
    July 31, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attac ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Remains in Illinois shed are a woman from Decatur

    ROCHESTER — Police say human remains found inside a shed in Rochester are those of a 43-year-old woman from Decatur.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Traffic on I-90 slowed due to vehicle fire

    Traffic on I-90 near Elgin has been significantly slowed due to a vehicle fire that has since been extinguished, according to the Illinois State Polic ...
    July 31, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Greece to help 'hundreds' of Chinese leave Libya

    ATHENS, Greece — With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around t ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 41 dead

    MALIN, India — Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an enti ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Woodstock police reports for July 31, 2014

    • Nathan G. Connell, 20, 357 S. Tryon St., Woodstock, was charged Tuesday, June 10, with consumption of alcohol by a minor and obstructing identificat ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Iron Justice run will benefit 4-year-old Huntley boy

    WOODSTOCK — A local motorcycle group is raising money to put a service dog by the side of a Huntley boy who has autism.
    July 31, 2014 - 3:28 pm
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