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  • Island Lake man gets probation for growing peyote

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced an Island Lake man to one year of probation after he admitted to manufacturing peyote.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Crystal Lake drug dealer gets 10 years in prison on drug, burglary charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug and burglary charges.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Rendezvous Bistro reopens, reimagined in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Rendezvous Bistro is back, reinspired under new management.Megan and T.J. Liebetrau of W ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Huntley buys former Catty Corp. property as part of downtown revitalization program

    HUNTLEY – Huntley has bought the former Catty Corp. property as part of the village’s effort to revitalize the downtown area. 
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Alcohol use suspected in crash that killed 2 Crystal Lake men on Walkup Road

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Alcohol was a contributing factor in a two-vehicle crash that killed two Crystal Lake men Saturday, according to the McHenry County She ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Lakewood Village Board keeps video gambling ban in place

    LAKEWOOD – The village will remain free of video gambling machines after the Village Board rejected an ordinance to overturn its ban.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Shorewood board approves TIF district proposals

    SHOREWOOD – The Shorewood Village Board took on final approval of tax increment financing district proposals Tuesday, after holding a public hearing J ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet Central students use technology to help children with prosthetic needs

    JOLIET – A Joliet Central High School student club is creating prosthetics for two children in need of them. 
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Joliet Junior College students receive CITGO scholarships

    JOLIET – Two Joliet Junior College students are the first recipients of a scholarship endowment thanks to CITGO Lemont Refinery.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • People seek answers on Joliet's role in immigration enforcement

    JOLIET – Several hundred people on Wednesday packed a church hall with dozens of questions about the potential impact of new federal immigration polic ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Nelson Mandela's grandson speaks to Crystal Lake-based School District 155 students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Whether Nelson Mandela was talking to famous people from around the world or people who cleaned his home, he would treat each person th ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:19 pm
  • Man found dead in apparent suicide in Joliet Jewel-Osco parking lot

    JOLIET – A man who is believed to have shot himself was found dead Wednesday morning in a car in the parking lot at the Jewel-Osco near Larkin Avenue ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:06 pm
  • Bottle & Bottega owners balance family, work

    LA GRANGE – Paul and Meg LeFaivre always knew they wanted to own their own business.Both came from e ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • La Grange restaurants, nonprofits partner for #LaGrangeGives

    LA GRANGE – La Grange restaurants are teaming up to give their customers the chance to dine out for a good cause.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Sentencing underway for truck driver in I-55 crash that killed 5

    JOLIET – Sentencing proceedings began Wednesday for an Indiana truck driver who fell asleep at the wheel and killed five people in a 2014 crash on Int ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:42 pm