| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The first winter storm of the season is moving in fast and has hit the north and western suburbs with a fury as downed power lines were reported in McHenry County.
Around 5 p.m., ComEd officials said more than 24,000 people were without power, most...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:03 PM
A head-on traffic crash in McHenry County Sunday afternoon left four people injured, authorities said.
A Nissan Altima traveling southbound on Route 12 crossed the center of the road and collided with a northbound Toyota RAV4, Officer Jared Tyunaitis of...
| May 10, 2013
| 10:21 AM
A Spring Grove woman died this morning after she slipped and fell under her rolling van while paramedics were preparing to take her husband to the hospital, police said.
The chain of events started at just before 2 a.m., when an ambulance was called to...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:56 PM
A robbery suspect was shot dead by an FBI agent in the parking lot of a bank in the small town of Richmond in McHenry County this morning, officials said.
Two other suspects were taken into custody, officials said.
The shooting happened about 11:30 a....
| May 11, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Two men whose accomplice was shot to death by law enforcement in far northwest suburban Richmond on Friday have been charged with attempted bank robbery after FBI agents investigating a series of robberies cornered them, according to the FBI.
| May 2, 2013
| 1:12 PM
For the second time in less than three years, a Crystal Lake woman has been arrested and charged with cruel treatment of horses in her care, officials said today.
Jamie Koy, 39, of the 6100 block of East Hillside Drive, already was on probation for a...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Former Chicagoan Ron Pen holds a very lengthy and lofty title at the University of Kentucky in Lexington: Professor; Director, John Jacob Niles Center for American Music; Coordinator, Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
You might think him...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:17 PM
An off-duty police officer and a good Samaritan helped rescue a woman from a car fire shortly before it engulfed her vehicle in McHenry County today, officials said.
The woman was travelling east on Northwest Highway near Woodstock at about 7 a.m....
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A man died after emergency crews pulled him from his home during a fire in Crystal Lake this morning that involved suspicious circumstances, authorities said.
The man died following a fire at a home in the 7:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of Moorland Lane in...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:32 PM
A jury on Tuesday could start deliberating the fate of a man being tried for the second time in the 2002 disappearance and presumed murder of a Johnsburg teenager.
Closing arguments are set for Tuesday morning in the first-degree murder trial of Mario...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Property owners in the Chicago area who have suffered through flooding in the past face the possibility for more of the same Thursday and Friday, as hard rains continue to pound saturated ground.
Additional rounds of heavy thunderstorms could dump...