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  • Glen Ellyn person of interest in Batavia woman's death now in custody

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man who is a person of interest in the suspicious death of a Batavia woman is now in custody in the DuPage County Jail on un ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Officials: McHenry man’s death in Wisconsin result of Russian roulette

    WALWORTH, WISCONSIN –  At least one person has been formally charged in the death of the McHenry man who was fatally shot after a drunken game of Russ ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Trial to begin for Zion man facing drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A trial will begin Monday for a Zion man accused of providing a fatal dose of heroin to 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:23 pm
  • 4 candidates challenge Hebron village President John Jacobson

    HEBRON – Four candidates are looking to unseat Hebron Village President John Jacobson in the April 4 consolidated election.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library District OKs schematic plans for renovations, addition

    ALGONQUIN – Schematic plans for a multimillion-dollar renovation and addition to facilities at the Algonquin Area Public Library District have been ap ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:20 pm
  • Outgoing state Rep. Mike Tryon reflects on political career

    There are a lot of things that state Rep. Mike Tryon will miss when his representation of McHenry County in Springfield officially ends Wednesday.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Johnsburg businessman John Huemann awarded Frank E. Low Award

    JOHNSBURG – The McHenry Area Chamber has announced businessman John Huemann will be receiving the Frank E. Low Award for his lifelong service to the c ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Wonder Lake fire displaces 3 people, kills 2 pets, fire official says

    WONDER LAKE – Three people were displaced from their home and two pets were killed after a fire broke out Friday morning in Wonder Lake, a fire offici ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • GoFundMe page taking donations for Crystal Lake teen in Chicago attack

    A GoFundMe page set up to collect money for the 18-year-old Crystal Lake man who was taunted and tortured while his tormentors streamed it on Facebook ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • IMRF investigates Marengo Park District superintendent to see if he meets pension requirements

    MARENGO – The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund is investigating whether Joe Vallez, who holds a leadership position at the Marengo Park District as ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Chicago torture case: 'Where was the sense of decency?' Judge orders defendants held without bond

    CHICAGO – Four defendants accused of taunting and torturing a mentally ill Crystal Lake man and streaming it live on Facebook will be held without bon ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Elmhurst foundation donation to allow for more EpiPens in DuPage County

    ELMHURST – A $40,000 donation from a nonprofit foundation founded after a young Elmhurst girl died from an unknown food allergy will ensure that 100 D ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Diocese of Joliet to offer grants to address poverty

    JOLIET – The Catholic Diocese of Joliet is offering grants to grassroots organizations and people to address poverty. 
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 6:10 pm
  • Hit the green – or white – at Sugar Creek Golf Course’s annual Chili Open

    VILLA PARK – Diehard golfers – you know who you are – take note.For those who just can’t wait until ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Joliet police: Handyman attacked with skillet

    JOLIET – Joliet police say a handyman was hit in the head with a cast-iron skillet by a Joliet man apparently upset about the victim’s past work. 
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 4:02 pm
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