| Aug 26, 2011
Anchor a stairway with an antique cast-iron newel post. Dress a window with vintage schoolhouse maps instead of shades. Turn a jettisoned apothecary cabinet into a bathroom vanity. Adorn walls with mantels from previous lives.
Use those tips and many...
| May 12, 2011
| 3:30 PM
The National Weather Service has extended a Tornado Warning in McHenry County to 5:45 p.m. after a funnel cloud was spotted near Woodstock
A thunderstorm capable of producing tornados was located 4 miles west-northwest of Wonder Lake, moving at 25 mph...
| May 29, 2011
| 3:47 PM
A 48-year-old man who had arranged to meet a prostitute from a Craig's List advertisement died after being shot by the woman's pimp who was also her husband, McHenry County officials said.
Timothy Smith, 26, of the 4300 block of Doty Road in...
| May 30, 2011
| 1:26 PM
A man who pimped his wife on Craigslist was ordered held on $900,000 bail after being charged with fatally shooting his wife's client, a man who had twice sought elected office in McHenry County, officials said.
Timothy Smith, 26, of the 4300 block of...
| May 31, 2011
| 5:41 PM
The brother of the man shot dead in McHenry County on Saturday night said he doesn’t believe his brother would solicit a prostitute from a Craigslist ad, as authorities contend.
Police have said Kurt Milliman, 48, on Saturday went to the home of...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Come out and support our Veterans and First Responders at the First Annual Pits For Patriots Motorcycle Ride.
We've planned a 2 hour ride starting and ending at the Woodstock Harley-Davidson,. 2050 S. Eastwood Drive, corner of Routes 14 and 47,Woodstock,...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 1:11 PM
A 4-year-old Woodstock girl was killed after being ejected from a Sport Utility Vehicle after it was involved in a crash on Sunday evening in unincorporated McHenry County, police said today.
The crash happened at 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:06 PM
A McHenry County judge today threw out charges against a former Woodstock North High School teacher who had been accused of having sex with a 14-year-old freshman girl in the spring of 2009.
James Guttridge, 38, of Rockford, walked out of Circuit Court...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Authorities in McHenry County say two teens who died in a single-car crash last month might have been street-racing at the time, and charges have been filed against another motorist who police said fled the scene after the crash occurred.
Dan L. Huber,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:13 AM
A 20-year-old man is charged with street racing and leaving the scene of a fatal accident that left two teens from Woodstock dead.
Authorities in McHenry County say an investigation linked Dan Huber to the crash that happened in the early morning hours...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Police are seeking witnesses to a traffic wreck late last night in McHenry County that claimed the life of a 20-year-old Algonquin woman.
Killed was Megan E. Hartigan, of the 300 block of Fieldcrest Drive, according to a statement from the McHenry County...