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McHenry County

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  • Doctor? Sexual abuser? Or both.

    Doctor? Sexual abuser? Or both.
    After undergoing ovarian surgery at an Oak Brook medical center in 2008, a Lemont woman was reviewing her bill and came across an unfamiliar doctor's name. When she checked him on Google, the woman was shocked to see that the doctor who treated her was...
  • High school harvest

    High school harvest
    Like every dedicated farmer, Darius Dixon rises before dawn each morning and heads out the door with dreams of a bountiful harvest. But for Dixon, 17, embracing an agrarian way of life requires a grueling two-hour commute five days a week on a CTA bus...
  • 100,000 Diper bank give away

    St. Paul Diaper Bank Partnership and Huggies® Every Little Bottom WHAT: The St. Paul Diaper Bank Partnership is receiving 100,000 diapers as part of the Huggies® Every Little Bottom campaign, and invites the community to join in celebrating this delivery...
  • Back to (cooking) school

    Back to (cooking) school
    More than 135 cooking schools offer classes for home cooks to culinary professionals at venues across the city and suburbs. Some instructors will even come to your home to teach you and your friends the basics. What's new? The College of DuPage is...
  • Saturday, March 5, 2011

    5-6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion and Max 5:05 a.m. Orion visits with McHenry County dairy farmer Linnea Kooistra who this week was named an Illinois Master Farmer by Prairie Farmer magazine - the first lady so honored in the 76-year history of the...
  • Rockin For Honor Flight

    Rockin For Honor Flight
    The Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois in McHenry County is holding an event "Rockin for Honor Flight" at Woodstock Harley Davidson September 11th to welcome home 8 World War II Veterans from their trip back from Washington DC. The day starts...
  • Man held on $2M bond in deli firebombing

    Man held on $2M bond in deli firebombing
    A Sleepy Hollow man is being held on $2 million bond in the McHenry County Jail, accused of throwing a homemade fire bomb in a crowd of people near the deli of a popular grocery store Sunday afternoon. Fabian J. Torres, 24, is charged with aggravated...
  • HPV vaccination rates low nationwide

    HPV vaccination rates low nationwide
    Because most cervical cancer cases and some less common malignancies are caused by human papillomavirus, or HPV, area physicians and public health experts were thrilled when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2006 approved the first vaccine to...
  • McHenry County sheriff's officer put on leave

    McHenry County sheriff's officer put on leave
    The McHenry County sheriff tonight announced that one of his officers has been placed on administrative leave due to a "domestic issue." The unidentified officer was put on leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation by the Illinois State...
  • Rezko gavel-to-gavel: Week 2

    Rezko rewind. Day 8 March 14, 2008; 5:13 a.m. A hospital lobbyist testified at the Tony Rezko corruption trial that he feared the friend and fundraiser of Gov. Rod Blagojevich would turn a hospital regulatory board against his clients. So Jeff Ladd, the...
  • Inconsistency plagues enforcement of alcohol-related law for underage drivers

    A state law passed after five Oswego teenagers died in an alcohol-related car crash last year has led to driver's-license suspensions for more than 3,000 underage drinkers this year, but experts give it mixed reviews because of disparities in enforcement....
  • Weathering the storm

    When first-time buyer John Grooms went to arrange financing for his three-bedroom house in Island Lake, he tapped a source that is roaring back in popularity in the wake of the credit crisis: the Federal Housing Authority. Long an option for the down-...