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  • Roselle man admits to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A 22-year-old Roselle man admitted to sex crimes with a young girl and received three years behind bars.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • State wants to release mentally ill woman who killed mom

    WOODSTOCK – It’s been 13 years since Alice Bair was civilly committed but criminally acquitted for killing her mother, and prosecutors are fighting th ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Multiple car crashes slowed Route 176 traffic in Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Multiple car crashes slowed Thursday's rush-hour commute along Route 176 in Prairie Grove.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Fall youth sports in McHenry to start in September

    McHENRY – Pee-wee flag football, basketball and T-ball programs will be starting in September.The Mc ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • McHenry sewer plant nominated for award

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry's south wastewater treatment plant has been nominated as one of the state's best operated wastewater plant by the Illino ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Judge rejects Green Party lawsuit over ballot access

    Illinois Green Party candidates for statewide office – including Harvard attorney Scott Summers – likely will not appear on the Nov. 4 ballot after a ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Wakeboard park offers season pass for winning name

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Like a major Hollywood film, Crystal Lake's newest attraction is going to start production under a working title.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Veterans take off for annual honor flight

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Vietnam War veteran James Pudlas will be able to cross an item off his bucket list Friday night.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Flood advisory for McHenry County expires

    A flood advisory was in effect this morning for six north central and northeast Illinois counties, one of which is McHenry County, but has been allowe ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Students sign up for new sailing teams

    JOHNSBURG – Treading water next to a turtled sailboat, three Johnsburg High School students grabbed the keel, using their weight to pull it onto its s ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Cary applies for federal road dollars

    CARY – Village Board members approved applying for federal transportation dollars through the McHenry County Council of Mayors for three potential roa ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Decades later, victims' families fight serial killer Smith's parole

    CHICAGO – More than four decades after his crimes, admitted serial killer Mark A. Smith continues to torture his victims’ families, prosecutors said W ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • McCullom Lake man gets 15 years for impregnating child

    WOODSTOCK – A McCullom Lake man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for impregnating a 12-year-old girl, an act the judge called “repulsive and disgus ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Public House lease request for Old Courthouse fails

    WOODSTOCK – The future of the Old Courthouse remains uncertain after an ordinance authorizing a lease agreement failed to pass through the City Counci ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Two Tails Market, Java Planet to close in September

    WOODSTOCK – Two Tails Market and Eatery and neighboring Java Planet in Woodstock plan to close early next month.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
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