| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Bill Prim won the final election count in the Republican primary for McHenry County Sheriff, the county clerk reported today.
Prim finished with 97 votes more than Undersheriff Andrew Zinke, of out almost 29,000 votes cast – a change of just one...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:07 PM
A man was charged with reckless driving after police said they clocked him traveling at more than 100 mph in a 50 mph zone.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s office said today that 25-year-old Nicholas J. Brain, of Woodstock, was stopped in a red...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2014
When you get married for the first time at the age of 61, you want to do it right. That's why Scott Urban chose an Elvis impersonator to perform the ceremony at his 2008 nuptials to Karen Morby.
The vows were nontraditional. Elvis asked Scott, "Are...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Police said four Woodstock High School students face criminal charges related to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl--an act that authorities said was filmed and posted on a social media website.
Two 18-year-old high school students and two...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card.
•A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....
| May 23, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets.
8 a.m.-1 p.m., now through Oct. 28, at Town Square, 101 N. Johnson St.
9 a.m.-1 p.m., June 1-Sept. 28, at Metra commuter lot,...
| 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,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:28 AM
A crash in northwest suburban Crystal Lake left one person dead and another critically injured Monday, authorities said.
About 5:45 p.m., a southbound Toyota Camry 4-door crossed into a northbound lane on Pyott Road just south of Rakow Road, striking...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A McHenry County judge was not swayed today by a doctor’s claim that a former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach could be cured by "community-based" treatment.
Instead, the judge sentenced the 41-year-old man to two years in prison.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:04 PM
A former Crystal Lake police officer has been indicted on charges of fraud for allegedly claiming workers’ compensation for a wrist injury while he was lifting weights at the police station.
Michael Avila, 33, of Crystal Lake, was arraigned...