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  • Teen accidentally shot by brother, 12, in McHenry County

    Teen accidentally shot by brother, 12, in McHenry County
    A 15-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the abdomen this morning by his younger brother in a home near Harvard, authorities said. The brothers found an unsecured .22 caliber rifle and were playing with it, thinking it was unloaded, according to a...
  • Same-sex couples slow to arrive in McHenry County

    Same-sex couples slow to arrive in McHenry County
    In McHenry County, a few couples have come in to apply for marriage licenses or to have their civil unions converted, but not as many as County Clerk Katherine Schultz expected on the first day same-sex licenses are available. “Not much activity,"...
  • Farmers markets: McHenry county

    Farmers markets: McHenry county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. TUESDAY Woodstock 8 a.m.-1 p.m., now through Oct. 28, at Town Square, 101 N. Johnson St. SATURDAY Cary 9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 1-Sept. 28, at Metra commuter lot,...
  • Swimmer who drowned in Pistakee Lake identified

    Swimmer who drowned in Pistakee Lake identified
    A boating trip turned deadly Sunday afternoon for a Melrose Park man taking in Pistakee Lake in northwest suburban Johnsburg, officials said. Preliminary autopsy results indicate the victim, 49-year-old William L. Trybula, died of drowning, according to...
  • Lake Zurich police reports: Juveniles vandalize vehicles

    Lake Zurich police reports: Juveniles vandalize vehicles
    The following items were taken from police reports. Five boys were arrested in connection with a number of incidents of criminal damage to property on May 9 between 2:46 a.m. and 6:56 a.m. on the 400 block of Tall Grass Circle, the 400 block of Red...
  • Supreme Court suspends attorney over alleged affair

    Supreme Court suspends attorney over alleged affair
    The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended attorney Robert Bless from practicing law for allegedly having an affair with a client. Monday's suspension will last until the court decides his ultimate fate. Bless is a former Cook County Sheriff’s...
  • Flash floods, severe thunderstorms sweep across northern Illinois

    Flash floods, severe thunderstorms sweep across northern Illinois
    Storms swept across much of northern Illinois Saturday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service issued numerous flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings for the area, with some lasting as late as 11:30 p.m.  Earlier Saturday, a tornado...
  • Fannie, Freddie in search of those still eligible for HARP

    Fannie, Freddie in search of those still eligible for HARP
    Amid flagging interest for the Home Affordable Refinance Program, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are taking their pitch on the road, with the first stop in Chicago next month. Mel Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, is scheduled to meet...
  • Man pleads not guilty in Island Lake woman's slaying

    Man pleads not guilty in Island Lake woman's slaying
    Karen Scavelli’s three children looked on quietly this morning in a McHenry County courtroom as Howard E. Dibbern pleaded not guilty to beating, stabbing and breaking their mother’s neck in her Island Lake home. Dibbern, 49, pleaded not...
  • Ex-McHenry County board member nominated for Metra spot

    Ex-McHenry County board member nominated for Metra spot
    Nominated to the board of Metra, former McHenry County board member Marc Munaretto has promised to push for infrastructure improvements. County board chairman Tina Hill appointed Munaretto over 11 other applicants, and the nomination will go before the...
  • 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...