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  • MCCD turns down chance to purchase land outside Richmond

    RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District’s board said no thanks to a 20-acre parcel of land outside Richmond at its meeting Thursday evenin ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • McHenry man charged with cutting acquaintance with a knife

    McHENRY – A 33-year-old McHenry man was charged Friday night with aggravated battery after he cut an acquaintance in the abdomen with a small knife, p ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Video gambling boom in McHenry County not felt in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jeff Thorsen wouldn't bet on changing his mind when it comes to video gambling, but he'd to love hear people try.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Prairie Ridge sophomore sparks community support for family

    A mother with stage-three breast cancer. A father killed in a car crash.Within three months, Elle Gi ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Remains ID'd as missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham's

    RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Mom suing Algonquin man, haunted house over alleged sex-toy assault

    MONTGOMERY – An Oswego mother has sued a haunted house and two of its employees after she says they attacked her and four minors with sex toys.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • McHenry County Board rethinking vote to defund health insurance counselors

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board members are rethinking a controversial vote that stripped grant funding that covered Affordable Care Act counselors, ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • 2 Crystal Lake men charged in undercover marijuana drug bust

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Sheriff's police charged two Crystal Lake men with marijuana offenses at the conclusion of a two-month investigation conducted by the o ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:14 pm
  • After Holiday Hills shooting, village talks how fence interfered with police response

    HOLIDAY HILLS – The house at 1313 W. Northeast Shore Drive – where two McHenry County sheriff's deputies were shot last week – is separated from its n ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting: Teen gunman, 1 other dead in Washington

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire Friday in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle, killing at least one person and shooting several others ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Job seekers try to stand out at McHenry County College fair in post-recession era

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Know your skills and know how to sell them.That was the long-true advice given by Eve ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • 2 Wonder Lake men get prison for Lakemoor beating, robbery

    WOODSTOCK – Two men will serve prison time for their roles in an alleged Lakemoor beating and robbery while the women attorneys called "tangentially" ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Family-centric McHenry Halloween festivities offers contests, games

    McHENRY – A dance contest, games, crafts and, of course, candy, will make up McHenry's annual Halloween Hoopla.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Chicago police to check bags at CTA train stations

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police officers will soon begin checking some passengers' bags for explosives as they enter train stations.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Cary District 26 considers future of Maplewood in aftermath of Pedcor-backlash

    CARY – The prospect of presenting a high-density residential development at Maplewood School has District 26 officials a little gun shy.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:15 pm
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