| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A woman in her 80s was pronounced dead after she was found this morning lying in the snow in unincorporated Huntley wearing only a nightgown and boots.
Shortly after 7 a.m., the McHenry County sheriffs were called to the 11500 block of Hemmer Road...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Charles Oliver, who was accused of raping eight women he met on Craigslist and other dating sites, pleaded guilty to two more counts of sexual assault today.
Convicted by a McHenry County jury last month in the first case, Oliver calmly agreed to the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:19 AM
A line of Woodstock residents came forward to blast city officials Tuesday night over the handling of a police officer who was the focus of a recent investigation into a text message sent to a 12-year-old girl.
City council members responded by saying...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A Harvard man pleaded guilty today to stabbing his estranged wife "multiple times" in the head.
Jose Enriquez-Hernandez, 46, had been out of jail on bond on a charge of aggravated domestic abuse against his wife at the time of the 2012 attack, which the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Illinois primary election day dawned Tuesday with voters getting to shape the Republican and Democratic fall tickets for contests ranging from governor and U.S. Senate down to the state legislature and county board.
Polls opened across the state at 6 a....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A special prosecutor who twice brought McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi to trial on criminal charges, only to see him swiftly cleared both times, was found not guilty of criminal contempt of court today for his actions in the cases....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A businessman and former member of the McHenry County Board will represent the county on the Regional Transportation Authority starting in January.
Blake Hobson, 51, of Lakewood, was named by County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill to replace longtime...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Two men charged in connection with unrelated homicides and arrested in Las Vegas appeared in McHenry County Circuit Court today, and one indicated he will post bond to get out of jail, authorities said.
Michael Romano was charged last month with first-...
| Sep 20, 2013
The special prosecutor who brought involuntary manslaughter charges against former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew after a Rush Street confrontation led to the death of David Koschman concluded Thursday that he will not bring charges against the Chicago...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:54 AM
Illinois regulators have come out with proposed requirements for opening medical marijuana grow centers and dispensaries — and they come with a steep price tag that advocates say could be costly for consumers.
For dispensaries to sell the pot,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:12 PM
A Woodstock man already in custody on charges that he sexually assaulted multiple women faced additional allegations today involving two more women.
The new charges of aggravated criminal sexual assault against Charles Oliver, 45, bring the number of...