| Jan 22, 2011
| 9:42 PM
Firefighters from Harvard and throughout the area battled an extra-alarm blaze in the far northwest suburb’s downtown Saturday night.
There were no immediate reports of injuries from the four-alarm fire in a commercial building on Ayer Street near...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 9:28 AM
A woman charged with attempted murder was ordered held on $2 million bond today after police found a 9-month-old boy stabbed in the head in a residence in northwest suburban Harvard Friday morning.
Claudia Mejia, 36, of the 500 block of West McKinley...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:51 AM
A 66-year-old Harvard man was killed Tuesday when the tractor he was driving was hit by a car trying to pass him, McHenry County sheriff's police said today.
Mancel Beard, of the 3400 block of Island Road, was ejected from his McCormick Farmall tractor...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Police are questioning an 18-year-old man suspected of using a sawed-off shotgun to rob three people at the Sheridan stop of the CTA Red Line over the weekend, hours after a similar robbery at the Loyola stop.
The Sheridan stop robberies occurred at 3:20...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 2:10 PM
A Chicago man has been charged with using a sawed-off shotgun to rob people in two CTA Red Line stations on Saturday after police identified him using surveillance video and tracked him down on a northwest suburb, officials said today.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:08 AM
An 86-year-old woman was struck and killed by a Metra train near Harvard after apparently becoming lost, officials said today.
Gloria Clara Jacobs was hit by the train at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday between Brink Street and Schultz Road, according to the...
| Oct 29, 2011
In the quiet McHenry County farmland outside Harvard, Roberto Valdez-Calixto spent a February 2005 afternoon playing pickup basketball with a dozen friends, almost all of them immigrants from Texcapilla, a small corn- and potato-farming town two hours...
| Nov 18, 2011
Jan Ziegler can spot the veterans by their measuring tapes. "The first year, people pick a tree that's too tall," said Ziegler, who owns Ziegler Christmas Tree Farm in Elgin. "They look smaller in the field. So the next year, they measure."
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Andrew Breitbart loathed the "institutional left," and what he called "the Democrat media complex." A son of Brentwood who cut his sharp online incisors working alongside blogging pioneers Matt Drudge and Arianna Huffington, Breitbart went on to forge...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 11:00 AM
A Caledonia man died early this morning after the vehicle he was driving struck a tree in McHenry County, officials said.
The accident happened at about 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of O'Brien Road and Nolan Street in unincorporated Alden Township, just...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The 2012-13 UConn men's basketball schedule listing date, opponent, site, time and TV. Starting times and TV are to be announced for some games:
1 -- Americna International*, Gampel Pavilion, time TBA
4 -- UMass-Lowell*, XL Center, time TBA