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  • Woodstock police reports for Aug. 18, 2014

    • Desiree A. Elliot, 44, 2420 Applewood Lane, Woodstock, was charged Friday, July 18, with driving under the infuence and aggravated battery to a poli ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Mooyah Burger seeks grant to open in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mooyah Burger, a Texas-based build-a-burger chain, plans to open a restaurant along Route 14 in Crystal Lake.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • 'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back wa ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Democratic congressional candidate speaking in Harvard

    HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson will stop by Harvard on Tuesday evening to hear what is on local voters' minds.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Ross denies murder charge over remains found in McHenry house

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man denied allegations that he murdered a woman whose skeletal remains were found in his home almost two years after she died.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Video: Woodstock coach takes the #IceBucketChallenge

    Woodstock boys basketball coach Al Baker does the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research. Who did he challenge? Watch to find out, and send your Ice Bu ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Local police departments to run extra Labor Day enforcement

    Police departments from around the county are preparing for special enforcement details through the Labor Day weekend.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Mike’s Deck Center-St. Charles - A new showroom chock full of choices

    If you’re familiar with Mike’s Deck Center, in Montgomery, you know their quality, variety and dedication to customer service.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Experts say centuries-old Quincy elm not dying

    QUINCY – Experts have declared that an American elm tree that could be nearly four centuries old is not dying.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Autistic man in Algonquin safely located

    ALGONQUIN – A missing 27-year-old white, autistic man has been located, according to a recent Nixle alert from the Algonquin Police Department.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 7:10 am
  • On the Record with … Mike Skala

    HUNTLEY – Mike Skala has only recently returned to work, both at his business in Woodstock and on the McHenry County Board.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • More states recognizing Illinois concealed-carry permits

    A growing number of states are honoring Illinois’ new concealed-carry permit. Since becoming availab ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen's death

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whos ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Hospitals to see Medicare payments tied more closely to readmission rates

    Scrolling through a slew of files stored on his desktop, James Messerschmidt looked for an updated list of home-care providers.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • 2 dead, 2 hurt in Arkansas freight train collision

    Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sund ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 9:59 pm
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