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  • Police: Suicidal man taken to hospital after Joliet standoff at Harrah's parking deck

    JOLIET – A man with a gun threatened to shoot himself Thursday morning in the parking deck at Harrah's Casino in downtown Joliet.
    NEW: Aug. 25, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • Crystal Lake man sentenced to 4 years for sexually assaulting young family member

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry County judge sentenced a Crystal Lake man to four years in prison after he admitted to sexually assaulting a young family member ...
    NEW: Aug. 25, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth eager to defend back-to-back state championships

    LA GRANGE PARK – Chris Sampleton knows what it takes to win a state championship. The senior defensive end and tight end attests that titles are won b ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school football: Marquis Thomas in top form for Westmont

    WESTMONT – Marquis Thomas, a three-year starter, is one of Westmont's few seasoned players. He led the team in receiving last season and was a standou ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • London Strong: Downers Grove parents fight disease after infant daughter's death

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local couple is hoping to turn their personal tragedy into something positive.Thro ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for Aug. 24

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove and Westmont police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township primed for season opener

    SENIOR SAYS Q&ALA GRANGE – Four-year varsity running back Reggie Terrell believes Lyons Township is ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn hosts popular golf outing to benefit school, parish

    It’s a win-win situation when members of the community can enjoy a fantastic day on the golf course and raise funds for a deserving organization at th ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • Part of Highland Avenue in Algonquin, Barrington Hills closed through December

    ALGONQUIN – A 0.7-mile section of Highland Avenue in Algonquin and Barrington Hills is closed through December for road construction.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Crystal Lake woman pleads guilty to stealing $197K in income tax fraud

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 34-year-old Crystal Lake woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $197,000 from the U.S., according to the U.S. Departmen ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Spring Grove benefit ride to raise money for boy with muscular dystrophy

    SPRING GROVE – Spring Grove restaurant KC’s Cabin is hosting its second annual benefit ride Sunday to raise money and awareness for a 9-year-old with ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Funeral services set for Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak who lost battle to cancer

    HUNTLEY – Visitation and funeral arrangements have been set for former Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak, who lost his battle with cancer Tuesday.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Lemonade Brigade to hold fundraiser for McHenry girl who was trapped in hot car

    McHENRY – The Lemonade Brigade is holding a fundraiser Thursday to raise money for a McHenry-area child who climbed into a hot car in July and has bee ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Harvard Diggins library to request voter approval for building maintenance

    HARVARD – Harvard Diggins Library plans to ask for voter approval of a referendum to shuffle tax money to pay for building maintenance and operations ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man gets 6 years in prison for drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former Crystal Lake man was sentenced to six years in prison after he admitted to delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a McHenry woman.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:27 am
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