| May 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
A man who disappeared this afternoon while working with family members to dislodge corn in a grain bin on the family farm has been found dead in the bin, police said.
The man, Leon Madey, was reported missing about 12:45 p.m. after family members who...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:30 PM
A Harvard man died early Sunday from a broken neck sustained after falling off a golf cart driving on a rural two-lane road in unincorporated Hebron, said Anne Majewski, the McHenry County coroner
Stephen Canfield, 20, was pronounced dead Sunday at...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A North Carolina man is accused of traveling to the Chicago area to have sexual contact with an underage girl he met online.
Police in far northwest suburban Woodstock said they responded to a local residence on a suspicious subject call on Monday and...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
A nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley was released Monday evening from McHenry County jail after serving a 60-day sentence for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman.
On Jan. 31, Richard “R.J.” Vanecko...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A 15-year-old boy who was pulled from a pond in Woodstock on Thursday night after spending at least 90 minutes underwater has died, officials said today.
According to the McHenry County Coroner's office, the Crystal Lake boy died at Centegra Woodstock...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A Wisconsin man was left in critical condition Saturday following an accident involving a Yamaha motorcycle and a truck near Richmond Township in McHenry County.
According to preliminary reports, shortly after 5 p.m., a 2011 Freightliner tractor-trailer...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Retail sales in the Chicago area rose 4.8 percent in 2013 to $110.8 billion, topping pre-recession totals, according to a report released this week by Melaniphy & Associates Inc., a Chicago-based retail and real estate consultancy.
Not since 2007, when...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:56 PM
A Woodstock man accused of raping eight women he met through online sex ads was sentenced this afternoon to 36 years in prison.
Charles Oliver, 46, was convicted by a McHenry County jury in February of criminal sexual assault and unlawful restraint of a...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A Crystal Lake man who in 2008 drunkenly crashed a snowmobile in Wisconsin, killing a Chicago TV news anchor, was sentenced to two years in prison today for a later DUI.
Scott Hirschey, 50, was charged with drunken driving in Crystal Lake in July 2012,...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:11 AM
The incoming director of student services at Winnetka Public Schools District 36 said she'll bring previous experience in special education and blended early childhood education programs at other districts to the job she starts May 27.
| May 12, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for several Chicago-area counties were allowed to expire this evening, but more storms were on the way for parts of the Chicago area.
Warnings issued for Lake, McHenry and northern Kane counties, as well as part of...