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  • Crystal Lake man gets probation on child pornography charge

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Crystal Lake man to probation after he admitted to possessing child pornography.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • 2 charged in Algonquin motorcycle crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    ALGONQUIN – Two have been charged with a variety of driving under the influence of alcohol charges after October’s fatal Route 31 crash, Algonquin pol ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 7:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen identified as pedestrian killed by train in Cary

    CARY – The McHenry County Coroner’s office has identified the person killed by a train Tuesday evening as a 17-year-old boy from Crystal Lake.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • Wheaton City Council begins discussions of 2016 property tax levy

    WHEATON – Wheaton City Council members are beginning discussions of the city's 2016 property tax levy.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • La Grange to kick off holiday season with 25th annual Hometown Holiday

    LA GRANGE – A beloved tradition for 25 years will kick off the holidays in La Grange, as residents get ready to celebrate the season at the annual Hom ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Patrick Kenneally officially sworn in as McHenry County state's attorney

    WOODSTOCK — The McHenry County State's Attorney's Office officially has its top position filled with the swearing in of Patrick Kenneally on Thursday.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Dec. 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 agrees to put $132.5M referendum on ballot

    WHEATON – Residents in Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will vote in the spring on a $132.5 million referendum to pay for improv ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Marc Price of 'Family Ties' to perform at Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Marc Price, known for his role as Skippy in TV’s “Family Ties,” will bring his stand-up comedy show to Cigars and Stripes BBQ Lounge, 6715 W. ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • Downers Grove North Marching Band delights at Disney World

    DOWNERS GROVE – Long hours of preparation paid off for the Downers Grove North High School Marching Band, when the young musicians were greeted with e ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Prairie Ridge's Ugly Sweater 5K set for early December

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge High School will host its third annual Ugly Sweater 5K on Dec. 10, with all proceeds benefiting the Crystal Lake Food Pan ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Nonprofit to build Spring Grove home for injured Army specialist

    SPRING GROVE – A nonprofit organization dedicated to building homes for severely injured members of the military is starting its next project in Sprin ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • 3 McHenry County townships to hold GOP primaries in February

    Three township Republican organizations with contested township races in the April 4 election have decided to have voters choose the candidates in a p ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Expanded New Lenox food pantry to debut

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Township food pantry is bigger and better – and visitors can see it themselves Saturday. 
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Joliet West, Central schools to host incoming freshmen events

    JOLIET – Joliet West and Central high schools will host events introducing freshmen to electives, clubs, sports and other opportunities. 
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:43 pm
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