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  • Crystal Lake man charged in nationwide drug trafficking ring

    A Crystal Lake man faces up 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine for his alleged role in a drug trafficking organization.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Carpentersville woman charged with murder in sister's stabbing

    CARPENTERSVILLE –A 53-year-old Carpentersville woman is charged with three counts of murder in an apparent sororicide, police said.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County's SEDOM closing special education center at school year’s end

    WOODSTOCK – As plans unfold to restructure the Special Education District of McHenry County, namely the impending closure of the SEDOM Center in Woods ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Lakewood breast cancer survivor to share story

    LAKEWOOD – Something was different. There wasn’t a lump, but Lakewood resident Tina Conrad, then 37 ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Huntley police host 'Coffee with a Cop' on Saturday

    HUNTLEY – Residents again will have the chance on Saturday to meet with Huntley police over coffee and talk community issues during the latest install ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Marengo city water meter holdouts to face escalating fines for forgoing replacement

    MARENGO – The remaining Marengo residents who haven't scheduled an appointment to replace old, in-home city water meters will face escalating fines st ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • Children evacuated from Algonquin KinderCare after smoke detected

    ALGONQUIN – Some 80 children on Wednesday were evacuated from an Algonquin KinderCare after smoke began filling the building, firefighters said.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Crystal Lake motorcyclist dies after head-on Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – A 44-year-old Crystal Lake man died Tuesday evening after his motorcycle veered and collided head-on with a car headed in the opposite dir ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Jerrie Mock, 1st female pilot to circle globe, dies at 88

    Fifty years after she made aviation history, Jerrie Mock chuckled when asked whether she ever got scared while circling the globe alone.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • U.S. Supreme Court court weighs same-sex marriage cases; same-sex couples' cases on hold for now

    WASHINGTON — Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court wer ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Romeoville house fire was accidental, fire chief says

    ROMEOVILLE – Investigators have determined the fire that destroyed a house Tuesday started accidentally.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Batavia man faces 12 charges in St. Charles traffic incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Batavia man racked up 12 charges – including five felonies – from a drive through St. Charles early Friday that ended with him spinnin ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office seeks info on burglars in Crystal Lake area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are asking for the public's help in gathering information abou ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Cary-Grove High School theater demolition makes way for new auditorium

    CARY – In order to make way for a new auditorium at Cary-Grove High School, the 50-year-old theater had to be torn down. The fenced-off area at the sc ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Peoria man who beat a man to death with board gets 25 years for murder

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria man has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars for beating a man to death with a board.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:57 am
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