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  • Bruce Rauner encourages women to get out the vote in race for Illinois Governor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bruce Rauner had an important message for the women gathered at the Boulder Ridge County Club Wednesday.
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to even acknowledge his name to a judge Wednesday, and a s ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • 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. ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Prairie Grove road projects to start next week

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Road work will be starting next week in a Prairie Grove subdivision and on Half Mile Trail, the village administrator said.
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:53 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 a discussion ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:48 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 six years in prison for selling crack cocaine to a confidential informant within 1,000 feet o ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:51 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 ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:45 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 cont ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:50 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
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