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  • Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm gets donation from union supporting Pat Quinn

    CHICAGO – A labor union that endorsed Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election campaign in Illinois has donated money to an unlikely source – the Liber ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County Board moves forward on conduct code for appointees

    WOODSTOCK – A code of conduct for appointees to county government boards and commissions – complete with the legal authority to remove violators – wil ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • South defeats Prairie Ridge at 4A regional

    Crystal Lake South defested Prairie Ridge during Tuesday's Class 4A Prairie Ridge Regional. ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking to keep seat accused of bias

    ST. LOUIS – An Illinois Supreme Court justice seeking retention again is embroiled in a big-money campaign, this time with a group of plaintiffs’ atto ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Annual book review fundraiser to benefit Pioneer Center for Human Services

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Book dramatists will headline the annual Holiday Book Review fundraisers for the McHenry-based Pioneer Center for Human Services.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Recycling drive for batteries set at McHenry County College

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dead batteries piling up in drawers can be recycled at the upcoming Green Living Expo at McHenry County College.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Pat Quinn touts job news ahead of Illinois governor election

    CHAMPAIGN – Announcements that hundreds of jobs will be coming to Illinois at a new fertilizer plant and for online retailer Amazon highlighted the st ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County trunk or treats offer more than candy in Halloween tradition

    A trick-or-treat trend growing in popularity is making sure children get more than a sugar high during Halloween festivities.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Belvidere man gets 4 years for armed robbery attempt near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – Before being sentenced to four years behind bars, a Belvidere man apologized to the judge for his role in a 2013 armed robbery attempt nea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Top U.N. Ebola official: New cases poorly tracked in West Africa

    KAMPALA, Uganda — Authorities are having trouble figuring out how many more people are getting Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone and where the hot spo ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • 1 injured in four-vehicle Crystal Lake crash on Route 14

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One person suffered injuries that were not serious after a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 14 and Crystal Lake Avenue ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Union County woman accused of killing boyfriend's son in Ware goes to trial

    WARE — A trial has begun for a Union County woman accused of killing her boyfriend's 4-year-old son nearly three years ago.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • University of Illinois arena basketball court damaged by storm water

    CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois says it is evaluating the condition of the basketball court inside the State Farm Center after several inches o ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff police reports for Oct. 28, 2014

    • Deangelo R. Hill, 28, Elgin, was charged Tuesday, Oct. 7, with retail theft.• Nabor San Juan, 33, ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Carpentersville School District 300 projects $4.8 million more in property taxes

    CARPENTERSVILLE – As District 300 taxpayers continue to see their property values decline, the Carpentersville-based school district is projecting $4. ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 12:05 am
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