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McHenry County

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  • 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...
  • Chartered CTA train derails in South Loop: 'We now have a unique story to tell'

    Chartered CTA train derails in South Loop: 'We now have a unique story to tell'
    An elevated CTA train that had been chartered by railroad enthusiasts as a fund-raising effort for a railroad museum derailed today in the South Loop and resulted in 40 people having to walk to the nearest train station, officials said. The train was...
  • 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....
  • Crash kills McHenry student

    Crash kills McHenry student
    Memories of homecoming festivities gave way to mementos of grief Monday as McHenry County high school students mourned a classmate killed in a crash after she had left a weekend dance. Megan Nicole Hart, 17, a senior at McHenry West High School in...
  • Exonerated by DNA, guilty in official's eyes

    In the fall of 2002, DNA tests exonerated Jimmy Ray Bromgard in the 1987 rape of an 8-year-old girl in Billings, Mont. His case was dismissed and he was freed from prison. "Mr. Bromgard has spent 15 years in prison for a crime that the state is now...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New money-saving home designs

    New money-saving home designs
    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...
  • 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-...
  • Cornerstone Baptist Church of McHenry County: Family Fun Fest

    June 11--Cornerstone Baptist Church of McHenry County is hosting their Family Fun Fest from 4pm-8pm at Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Rd., L.I.T.H., IL 60156. This mega event will offer to the community a fun evening of food, fun and carnival games....
  • Man Held in Nephew's Drug Overdose Death

    (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,...