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  • Truck fire closes I-90 near Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Eastbound traffic on Interstate 90 near Route 47 in Huntley is shut down because of a semi-truck on fire.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments for July 25, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office. The charges are allegati ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Not guilty verdict on former District 200 teacher's battery charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former District 200 teacher was acquitted on all charges that he inappropriately touched two of his students on the rear end.
    July 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Lunch benefits Special Olympic Illinois athletes

    CRYSTAL LAKE — When Brent Kampert was 10, he remembers watching Michael Jordan in action, wanting someday to try basketball himself.
    July 26, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Public meeting planned for Algonquin Fox River corridor plan

    ALGONQUIN – A public kick-off meeting is planned for the village's Fox River Corridor Plan.Algonquin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Jacobson enters plea deal for reckless driving charge

    WALWORTH, Wis. – Hebron village president John Jacobson on Wednesday entered a plea of no contest to an amended charge of reckless driving to resolve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Boater rescued from Fox River in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN — A boater was pulled from the Fox River during a rescue call Friday morning, according to the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection D ...
    July 25, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Hundreds turn out against Oakwood Hills power plant

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 800 people gathered at the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn Thursday to voice their opposition to a $450 million power plant that cou ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Chef Scott Commings wins ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

    WOODSTOCK – After a video of Scott Commings walking through a door to a waiting crowd to tell him he won season 12 of “Hell’s Kitchen” played on the t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Sentencing hearing for attempted murder begins with grisly details

    WOODSTOCK – Kelly Krause went to sleep July 1, 2013, a different woman than she is today.Just after ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Judge tosses 1 of 2 battery cases against former District 200 teacher

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Thursday tossed one of the cases against a former Olson Elementary School teacher accused of inappropriately tou ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Huntley man charged with kidnapping

    LINCOLNSHIRE –A 21-year-old Huntley man has been charged with attempting to kidnap a teenage girl. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • McHenry man charged with murder

    A McHenry man who was previously charged with concealing a homicide, was charged Wednesday with murder of the woman found in his home, the McHenry Cou ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Stuff the Bus to help students in need Sunday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Area residents can help McHenry County school children in need Sunday at the Crystal Lake Wal-Mart during the Salvation's Army Stuff th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Spring Grove man charged with child pornography possession

    SPRING GROVE – A Spring Grove man has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, the Illinois Attorney General's Office said.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:34 am
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