| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Seven calves are missing after a barn fire in McHenry County that is suspected to have been caused by a heat lamp.
Authorities said they arrived on the scene along Root Road near Harvard at just before 2 p.m. Tuesday and that the fire destroyed the barn...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A 73-year-old woman was found dead in a fire in northwest suburban Woodstock on Thursday evening.
According to the Woodstock Fire Department, the fire was reported at 7:29 p.m. in a single-family home in the 500 block of East Kimball Avenue....
| 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 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.
| 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...
| 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......
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:19 PM
A judge on Tuesday set a Feb. 18 start date for the involuntary manslaughter trial of former Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew.
That date is nearly 10 years after the death of David Koschman, a 21-year-old Mount Prospect man who died after a drunken...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:36 AM
A McHenry man has been charged with concealing the homicide of a woman whose skeletal remains were found in his home, authorities said.
A caretaker found a woman’s remains in a vacant home owned by William J. Ross, 62, in the 500 block of North...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:36 AM
A 32-year-old man has been charged with sexual assault after someone reported on an abuse hotline that he was having a sexual relationship with a young relative.
Michael E. Allen of Wonder Lake, was charged with three counts of criminal sexual assault...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Winter has come early to the Chicago area this weekend, with the coldest daytime temperatures since February and a chance of snow showers or snow through Sunday evening, according to forecasts.
High temperatures across the area were only in the high...