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  • United Way of Greater McHenry County sets $1 million distribution goal

    The 2014 campaign for United Way of Greater McHenry County kicks off Wednesday with sights set on gifting out $1 million throughout the upcoming fundi ...
    NEW: Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • McHenry East teacher fired, accused of taking upskirt photo of student

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry high school teacher was fired in the wake of criminal allegations he took a photograph of a student's undergarments.
    UPDATED: Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Most dangerous kind of obesity: Americans' bellies expanding fast, CDC study says

    CHICAGO — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startlin ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Dates on food labels a source of confusion for many, McHenry County experts say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When it comes to food, sometimes the numbers do lie. A recent survey by the public sa ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Woodstock man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK — Police arrested a Woodstock man on allegations he engaged in sex acts with a young girl.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner questions medical marijuana program secrecy

    CHICAGO — Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wouldn't have signed legislation creating Illinois' medical marijuana pilot progr ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Mundelein teen charged with reckless conduct in Marengo rollover crash

    MARENGO – Two people were taken to an area hospital and a Mundelein man was arrested on charges of reckless conduct after a Saturday rollover crash, p ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Illinois meat-tampering suspect accused of putting needles in supermarket packages seeks bond

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats that a federal prosecutor calle ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Woodstock police reports for Sept. 16, 2014

    • Saul Rendon, 49, 1522 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 5, with driving under the influence, driving an uninsured motor vehicle ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills releases Labor Day police enforcement figures

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – One person was charged with driving under the influence and one person was arrested on drug-related charges during the village's l ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Resident injured in Elgin house explosion, fire officials say

    ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — An Elgin man is in intensive care after an explosion blew out the walls and windows of his house, fire officials said.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Deadly Cairo bank holdup hearing set for Illinois man

    BENTON, Ill. — A man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has been ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Richmond police reports for Sept. 16, 2014

    • Craig J. Whittington, 30, 5 Nippersink Blvd., Fox Lake, was charged Friday, Aug. 8, with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Candidate packet for Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire district trustee available

    One trustee position for the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will be up grabs during the spring election scheduled for April 7.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk at Woodstock North High School set for October

    WOODSTOCK – Expectations are high for an annual breast cancer awareness 5K after last year’s impressive turnout, the event coordinator said.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:09 am
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