• Crystal Lake Police to host drug disposal event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department will host a prescription drug disposal event Saturday at its headquarters.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • French horn group to perform at MCC

    An area French horn ensemble, the Cor Corps, has scheduled a concert to encourage others to learn about the group.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Health Dept. offers communicable disease testing

    Woodstock Ill. – In recognition of April’s National Public Health Week, the McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is offering free confidential o ...
    April 21, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • U.S. weighs curbing deportations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who don't have ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • MCCD hosts program on nature apps

    RINGWOOD – A slew of apps help navigate trails, identify bird; trees, insect and stars; and find fishing spots.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Woman accused in babies' deaths appears in court

    PROVO, Utah — Prosecutors have been granted more time to determine what charges to file against a Utah woman accused of killing six of her babies and ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Quinn's taxes show little change from year before

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn has released 2013 income tax returns showing he earned roughly the same as previous years and donated a little more to charit ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Residents prepare for Utica tornado anniversary

    UTICA — Residents in north-central Illinois on Monday were marking the 10th anniversary of a devastating tornado by honoring the eight people killed i ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

    BOSTON — With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Stro ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • McHenry County Community Foundation bringing residents' ideas to the table

    WOODSTOCK - The Chicago Community Trust was founded nearly 100 years ago over a dinner conversation. To celebrate its anniversary, the nonprofit is go ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • LITH allocated federal money for $5 million runway project

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The runway at the village's airport is slated to get an upgrade. The village has ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Probation ordered after police standoff

    WOODSTOCK – A man who authorities said pointed a gun at McHenry County Sheriff's deputies and then was shot at by police, avoided jail time under an a ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Pictures of the Week

    Northwest Herald photojpurnalists choose their favorite photos of the past week. ...
    April 22, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good myste ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:50 am
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