| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:21 PM
A Marengo man was ordered held today on $250,000 bond after being accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile repeatedly for six months, officials said this afternoon.
Michael Zemon, 33, was charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Severe storms are hitting the Chicago area, bringing strong winds, 'heavy, heavy' rain, and hail, according to the National Weather Service.
"We have a line of strong storms going east across McHenry County and into northern Kane county," said...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:52 AM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Trains were running, planes were flying, mostly, morning traffic was moving and the kids were back in school as the subzero cold retreats for the next few days.
For the first time since Sunday, dawn broke above zero. Just 2 above, but better than the...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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,...
| 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......
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:29 PM
A Woodstock man has been charged with intimidation after authorities said he allegedly made threats to his former employers, officials announced today.
Charles R. Wagner, 47, was employed as a maintenance worker at various Chicago-area Panera Bread Co....