| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:53 AM
A McHenry County woman was sentenced today to 180 days in jail and two years of probation for threatening harm against her 12-year-old daughter if she didn’t take back claims that the woman’s boyfriend sexually assaulted the girl.
| Mar 11, 2014
The Tribune offers endorsements today in contested primary races in Kane, Lake, McHenry, Will and DuPage counties.
Sheriff: Our choice is Donald Kramer of Geneva, a former Kane County sheriff's lieutenant, in the Republican race to succeed...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A 73-year-old woman was found dead in a fire in northwest suburban Woodstock on Thursday evening.
According to the Woodstock Fire Department, the fire was reported at 7:29 p.m. in a single-family home in the 500 block of East Kimball Avenue....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:12 PM
* Packing plants "adjust" to PEDv impact
* More hog kill cuts seen in coming weeks
* Retail pork, hog prices likely to rise -analysts
By Theopolis Waters
CHICAGO, March 7 (Reuters) - Hog futures at the Chicago
Mercantile Exchange surged 6.5 percent...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Officials in Chicago's collar counties still plan to wait until June to begin granting same-sex marriage licenses, despite a statement this week from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan that the state's current restriction on gay marriage is...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Seven calves are missing after a barn fire in McHenry County that is suspected to have been caused by a heat lamp.
Authorities said they arrived on the scene along Root Road near Harvard at just before 2 p.m. Tuesday and that the fire destroyed the barn...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Suburban Woodstock’s head of street maintenance has been charged with felony theft after stealing a ton of road salt and two snowplow skids, authorities said.
Dale A. Behm, 57, was arrested Friday at 3 p.m., after an investigation by Woodstock...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:41 AM
A Woodstock police officer was released from the hospital Monday evening after the officer’s squad car was struck by a car driven by a 15-year-old, the McHenry County Sheriff’s office said.
Woodstock Police Chief Robert Lowen said Eric...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A woman in her 80s was pronounced dead after she was found this morning lying in the snow in unincorporated Huntley wearing only a nightgown and boots.
Shortly after 7 a.m., the McHenry County sheriffs were called to the 11500 block of Hemmer Road...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Rape victim advocates hope a guilty verdict in the case of a man charged with sexually assaulting eight women will echo far beyond the confines of the McHenry County courtroom in which he was tried.
A jury found Charles Oliver guilty Friday in the first...
| Feb 24, 2014
Anja Hertel said her nightmare began with the stench of rotting food, and the growing horror that the stranger who lived upstairs was not going to leave without a fight.
Hertel had rented out a bedroom suite in her McHenry home to help pay the mortgage,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A second woman took the stand in the Charles Oliver rape trial and testified today that he also became threatening and physically abusive toward her when she went to his house to have sex with him for money.
Like the first alleged victim who testified...