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  • Elmhurst mayor highlights 2016 finances, development

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst is in the best financial shape it's seen in 20 years, Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley shared during his “State of Our City ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:04 pm
  • McHenry's Hidden Pearl Cafe sets up Kickstarter to save store

    McHENRY – Because of its impending closure, Hidden Pearl Cafe in McHenry is seeking donations from the public to help keep the coffee shop going.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 staffers to get suicide prevention training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Mental Health Board and Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 are pairing up to provide suicide prev ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Carpentersville man involved in Wisconsin crash that sends 2 to hospital

    WHITEWATER, WIS. – A two-vehicle crash sent a Carpentersville man and a Whitewater man to the hospital Wednesday, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Jurors see texts in connection with Algonquin drug overdose death

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors presented a series of text messages and recorded phone calls to the jury Wednesday documenting alleged narcotic ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • District 300 students perform world premiere of song in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Community Unit School District 300 music teacher Michael Kasper said he wanted his students to create something so memorable and uni ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead Tuesday in ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 approves putting $132.5M referendum on April ballot

    WHEATON – The Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education voted 6-1 Jan. 11 to place a $132.5 million referendum on the ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Joliet D-86 board approves reevaluating rent for downtown property

    JOLIET – Joliet District 86 board approved a rental re-evaluation agreement for land the district has owned for decades in downtown Joliet. At Wednesd ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:42 pm
  • Silver Cross announces Silver Oaks behavioral health hospital

    NEW LENOX – Mental health experts say there should be 40 to 50 mental health beds per 100,000 people.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • Lakemoor man and ex-Buffalo Grove teacher gets 13 years for child porn

    BUFFALO GROVE – A former Buffalo Grove middle school teacher was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison Tuesday for accessing child pornography and e ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Plainfield library referendum will be on April ballot

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Public Library District Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously voted to place a $25 million building bond and operating r ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 6:23 pm
  • Taste of Joliet announces 2017 country performers

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District has announced its lineup for one day of the Taste of Joliet.On Sat ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:40 pm
  • Joliet D-204 appoints former board member to fill vacancy

    JOLIET – A new board member has been appointed to the Joliet Township High School District 204 board, following the resignation of former board member ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:21 pm
  • New Lenox police make marijuana bust

    Two California men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly bringing 94 pounds of marijuana to undercover officers.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 4:28 pm
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