| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:14 PM
An Elgin man was arrested Sunday and charged with criminal sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman he had shared a room with the night before at the Super Motel 8 in Woodstock, police said.
Timothy E. Levis, 54, was identified and arrested when police...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A McHenry County judge on Tuesday dropped a hate crime charge against a middle school boy who attacked a fellow student in February.
As part of a plea deal, the boy admitted guilt to the remaining charge, aggravated battery, and apologized to the victim...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Two men were killed when the car they were riding in left the road and hit a tree near Cary early Friday morning, police said.
The driver, Bradley J. Kass, 25, of Algonquin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Robert Sloan Jr., 22, of...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:49 PM
Suburban voters weighed in on a number of tax measures and other referendum questions Tuesday and cast ballots in the collar counties for nominees to replace two longtime sheriffs.
In a Democratic race for the sheriff's nomination in...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:11 PM
An Elgin city councilwoman is the Democratic choice to replace an Illinois State Representative who resigned earlier this month for health reasons after computers were seized from his office in a search for child pornography.
Anna Moeller, 42, will be...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:50 PM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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The Semifinalist and Finalist rounds of "RedEye Rock 'N' Vote Competition" (the "Contest") start at 12:01 AM (CT) on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and end at 11:00...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Voters deserve and should demand transparency in the fiscal activities of government. The Treasurer’s office is the ideal nucleus for opening the books and enlightening the taxpayer.
McHenry County is behind surrounding Illinois counties in...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Friday's print column Win or lose Tuesday, state Sen. Jim Oberweis will leave us with an object lesson in how not to campaign with a big lead. A Tribune/WGN-TV poll conducted March 1-5 found Oberweis, of Sugar Grove, with a......