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  • Marengo police reports for Oct. 16, 2014

    • Enrique M. Perez, 30, 122 E. Railroad St., Marengo, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 2, with battery.• S ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • Massage therapists cruise in careers at First Institute

    Luxury Caribbean cruise ships. Five-star Parisian hotels. Mountain-top Colorado ski resorts. Massage therapists practice their profession in a vari ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man accused of attempted murder in stabbing

    DeKALB – A 19-year-old DeKalb man was charged with attempted murder after he broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and repeatedly stabbed her new b ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • District 155 ordered to tear down Crystal Lake South school bleachers

    WOODSTOCK – After more than a year of legal proceedings, McHenry County Judge Michael Chmiel said Thursday the time has come for District 155 to tear ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Humidifiers keep homes cozy

    There’s no place like home, especially when it’s cool in the summer and warm in the winter. In fall, when the air-conditioner is turned off and the f ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Rockford man gets 20 years for killing teen in shooting

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A 21-year-old Rockford man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a 16-year-old boy in 2011.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Advocate Good Shepherd's ICU in Barrington earns award from nurses' group

    BARRINGTON – The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recently awarded the intensive care unit at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital with a gold- ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooting suspect caught; McHenry County deputies recovering

    HOLIDAY HILLS – A near 16-hour manhunt Thursday for a Holiday Hills man who allegedly shot and wounded two sheriff deputies ended with the help of res ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Arkansas high court strikes down voter ID law

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas’ highest court on Wednesday struck down a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ba ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Naperville man charged after 5-hour standoff with police in Bartlett

    BARTLETT – A man who barricaded himself inside a Bartlett pasta manufacturing plant where he worked as a security guard has been charged with several ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Chicago woman fired for throwing knife files lawsuit

    CHICAGO – A Chicago woman who contends she didn’t deserve to be fired from her job at a fried chicken restaurant for throwing a bread knife at an unru ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Shire: AbbVie should proceed with $55B acquisition

    The drugmaker Shire wants AbbVie to stick with its roughly $55 billion acquisition bid, and it is reminding its U.S. counterpart of the hefty breakup ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Illinois health department plans Ebola hotline

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois health officials plan to launch a hotline to answer the public’s questions about Ebola.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board taps new executive director

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A familiar face to the county mental health community will take the reins of the McHenry County Mental Health Board.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • McHenry County Board approves Unified Development Ordinance in 16-2 vote

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved its Unified Development Ordinance, ending a process that began almost four years and 128 meetings and he ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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