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  • Crystal Lake Police to host National Night Out event at Three Oaks Recreation Area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department will host National Night Out, a nationwide event providing an opportunity for the community and loca ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Girl remains in critical condition after Route 173 crash near Richmond

    RICHMOND – A collision Saturday between a semitractor trailer and a car near Richmond sent three adults and one juvenile to the hospital with injuries ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Slow down: Illinois Speed Awareness Day is Wednesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police departments around McHenry County are joining forces with agencies across the state for the 2016 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Ca ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Wisconsin woman pleads not guilty in crash that killed Woodstock mom

    WOODSTOCK – A Wisconsin woman formally denied allegations that she was under the influence of heroin during a McHenry crash that seriously injured a m ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Crystal Lake library makes its case for need to replace building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 3-foot-deep pile of books and DVDs waiting for Crystal Lake Public Library employees on Monday gives a mute but strong rebuttal to ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Joliet's MorningStar Mission holding first 5K

    JOLIET – MorningStar Mission of Joliet is gearing up for its inaugural 5K walk and run, set for 7:30 a.m. Saturday.
    July 25, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • First ever memorial for veterans lost to PTSD coming to Channahon

    CHANNAHON – Channahon State Park will be home to a one-of-a-kind memorial for military veterans who have lost their battles with post-traumatic stress ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Intersection of Routes 59, 52 in Shorewood being repaved this week

    SHOREWOOD – One of Shorewood’s busiest intersections is likely to see extensive delays this week.The ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Despite resident opposition, Lockport RV policy will not change

    LOCKPORT – Residents expressed frustration with Lockport officials last week after the city began enforcing its recreational vehicle regulations, but ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Joliet commission marks 25 years, but preservation can be a challenge

    JOLIET – The Joliet Historic Preservation Commission is marking its 25th anniversary helping preserve the history of a city that’s been around since 1 ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board receives preliminary FY17 budget presentation

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield District 202 board members saw at Monday’s meeting the preliminary fiscal 2017 budget, which shows caution toward state fundin ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Body found after fiery I-55 crash in Chicago

    CHICAGO – A body has been found at the scene of a fiery crash on a Chicago-area expressway.Illinois ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Charges: Bookkeeper stole more than $100,000 from Joliet's Sisters of St. Francis

    JOLIET – A head bookkeeper for the Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate faces theft charges accusing her of taking more than $100,000 from the co ...
    July 25, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • Appellate court reverses Joliet man's murder conviction

    JOLIET — An appellate court has reversed a murder conviction for a Joliet man.Jesus Zambrano, 26, of ...
    July 25, 2016 - 5:33 pm
  • Friends of Wheaton Public Library to hold annual book sale

    WHEATON – The Friends of the Wheaton Public Library will hold its annual book sale in August. All proceeds will benefit library programs.
    July 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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