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  • Man found dead in DeKalb County grain bin

    Man found dead in DeKalb County grain bin
    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...
  • Man falls off golf cart, dies

    Man falls off golf cart, dies
    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...
  • Man traveled to Woodstock to meet underage girl for sex: police

    Man traveled to Woodstock to meet underage girl for sex: police
    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...
  • Daley nephew leaves jail after serving time for Koschman death

    Daley nephew leaves jail after serving time for Koschman death
    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...
  • Boy, 15, pulled from pond in Woodstock dies

    Boy, 15, pulled from pond in Woodstock dies
    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...
  • Man critically injured in crash involving motorcycle, semi

    Man critically injured in crash involving motorcycle, semi
    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...
  • Retail sales in Chicago climb above pre-recession levels in 2013

    Retail sales in Chicago climb above pre-recession levels in 2013
    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...
  • Craigslist rapist gets 36 years

    Craigslist rapist gets 36 years
    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...
  • Driver in crash that killed TV anchor headed to prison

    Driver in crash that killed TV anchor headed to prison
    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,...
  • Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator

     Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator
    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. The school...
  • Thunderstorms packing 60 mph winds roll through area

    Thunderstorms packing 60 mph winds roll through area
    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...