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  • Hospitals try to shorten ER wait times in area emergency rooms

    Area emergency rooms have a goal in mind: Move patients from door to doctor in 30 minutes or less.Ho ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • Prairie Grove road projects to start next week

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Road work will be starting up next week in a Prairie Grove subdivision and on Half Mile Trail, the village administrator said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Court-appointed monitor ordered for IDOT hiring

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a court-appointed monitor to review hiring problems at Gov. Pat Quinn's Department of Transportati ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • Family program in Ringwood to explore subject of white-tailed deer

    RINGWOOD – The white-tailed deer will be the subject of a nature lesson, game and activity for some families visiting Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visit ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Attorney General: Cary did not violate Open Meetings Act with Pedcor talks

    CARY – The Illinois Attorney General's Office has determined the village did not violate the Open Meetings Act when the Village Board had discussion a ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Generator stolen from McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House, police say

    McHENRY – The generator used to power the sign leading to the McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House has been stolen, the McHenry police said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Wisconsin man gets 6 years for selling crack cocaine in Crystal Lake

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake Geneva man was sentenced Wednesday to a six-year prison term for selling crack cocaine to a confidential informant within 1,000 fee ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves cost controls on government surplus purchases

    WOODSTOCK – Free military surplus isn't always free, as far as county government is concerned. A new ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Cary School District 26 plans to increase annual property tax levy

    CARY – District 26 is looking to increase the amount of money it will bring in with its annual tax levy.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Barricaded Cary man safely taken to hospital after police negotiation

    CARY —  A 30-year-old Cary man was safely escorted from a neighborhood residence and to a hospital after he barricaded himself from a large police con ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Northwest Herald, Chicago Football websites are EPPY Awards finalists

    Editor & Publisher, a national industry journal, announced its finalists for the 2014 EPPY Awards on Wednesday.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Harvard funeral home co-owner to appear on 'Let's Make a Deal'

    Michael Saunders' 8-year-old daughter, Addy, was convinced he should be on the television game show "Let's Make A Deal."
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Oct. 22, 2014

    • Edward Sylwestrzak, 56, 14411 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock, was charged Sunday, Aug. 3, with possession of alcohol on public property.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Suspected serial killer refuses to answer judge in Gary strangling death

    CROWN POINT, Ind. — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearanc ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Mount Vernon man gets 40 years for beating, stabbing grandmother to death

    MOUNT VERNON — A southern Illinois has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after admitting his role in the beating and stabbing death of his 84-year- ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 am
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