| May 21, 2012
| 12:59 PM
A Woodstock-area man is facing multiple criminal charges after police said they found dozens of marijuana plants, 22 "fighting equipped" roosters, two dead hawks, weapons and nearly $90,000 in cash in his home over the weekend.
Among the charges now...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:14 PM
The Illinois State Crime lab is testing evidence in a decade-old case as the defense and prosecutors prepare for the second trial of a man charged in the slaying of a teenage stock-boy at a McHenry County grocery store.
Twelve blood stains, two finger...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:47 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:31 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2010
It used to be fun to check out all the fancy models.
Back in the heyday of housing, prospective buyers could jump in the car and drive to the many new subdivisions throughout the Chicago area to walk through hundreds of models, decorated with all the...
| Jun 1, 2008
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-...
| Jul 11, 2009
| 8:14 AM
(WGN-AM)-A 40-year-old Rockford man is being held on $1 million bail in the heroin-induced death of his nephew in Harvard this spring, authorities announced Friday.
Wade Smith of Rockford faces a charge of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony,...
| Jul 24, 2009
| 4:42 PM
(WGN-AM)- A two-time Wauconda sex offender was arrested in unincorporated McHenry County and faces new charges alleging he exposed himself to a juvenile, authorities said.
Bond was set at $200,000 Friday for Jimmie Crawford, 39, of the 1000 block of...
| Mar 14, 2008
| 3:13 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2008
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....
| Jun 20, 2010
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...
| Feb 18, 2010
| 11:58 AM
April 10--Come join Gardenfest 2010 for a day of gardening for everyone from beginner to expert. Located at McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012, Gardenfest takes place from 7:30am-4pm. Topics include Gardening Basics,...