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  • No charges after 'concerning' messages about school

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff's Office responded to Riley Elementary School in unincorporated Marengo on Thursday to respond to statements on soc ...
    NEW: Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake South OK to play home football games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With football season set to start, Crystal Lake South High School is ready to host another season as the legality of the expanded bleac ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Johnsburg man seeks backing for pizza place

    JOHNSBURG – A local foodie is hoping to bring a new pizza joint to Johnsburg with a little entrepreneurial spirit and a lot of help from fellow McHenr ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Reed sentenced to 25 years on sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – Thomas Reed, a man convicted of raping his former girlfriend's young daughter, admitted to a sex evaluator that he still fantasized about ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-o ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Election board certifies ballot without term limits, Greens

    The Illinois State Board of Elections certified the November ballot without a constitutional amendment on term limits and without an Illinois Green Pa ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Golf outing raises money for Stickney House restoration

    BULL VALLEY – A helicopter circled three times about 100 feet above the Boone Creek Golf Course before hovering to let its passenger release a bundle ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Open house to cover People and Nature Programs

    RINGWOOD – What the glacier left behind will be the topic of an upcoming presentation at Glacial Park.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Obama offers new accommodations on birth control

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Archery, hikes among MCCD programs

    WOODSTOCK – Games, hikes and archery are lined up at McHenry County parks this fall.The McHenry Coun ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Democrats reframe debate on health care

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an ele ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

    NEW YORK – What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?The fatal police shooting of the u ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Shane Lamb rejects state offer; trial set

    WOODSTOCK – Standing before the judge and eyeing at the prosecutor who once offered him immunity on first-degree murder charges, Shane Lamb called the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Rains leave behind widespread Chicago-area floods

    BURBANK – Overnight rains have flooded street after street in parts of Chicago's southwest suburbs, stranding cars, inundating basements and yards and ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Dempsey hits Islamic militant 'end-of-days' vision

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America's top-ranked military officer says the surging Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision" in the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 7:14 am
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