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  • Marylanders Fabien Lefevre, Ashley Nee make U.S. team for ICF Slalom World Championship in McHenry

    Marylanders Fabien Lefevre, Ashley Nee make U.S. team for ICF Slalom World Championship in McHenry
    Fabien Lefevre of Bethesda and Ashley Nee of Darnestown made the U.S. team that will compete at the ICF Slalom World Championship on Sept. 16-21 in McHenry, the first time the event will be held on American soil in 25 years. Lefevre, a two-time...
  • Boy, 15, pulled from pond in Woodstock dies

    Boy, 15, pulled from pond in Woodstock dies
    A 15-year-old boy who was pulled from a pond in Woodstock on Thursday night after spending at least 90 minutes underwater has died, officials said today. According to the McHenry County Coroner's office, the Crystal Lake boy died at Centegra Woodstock...
  • 4 Woodstock High students charged in sex assault posted on social media

    4 Woodstock High students charged in sex assault posted on social media
    Police said four Woodstock High School students face criminal charges related to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl--an act that authorities said was filmed and posted on a social media website. Two 18-year-old high school students and two...
  • Daley nephew leaves jail after serving time for Koschman death

    Daley nephew leaves jail after serving time for Koschman death
    A nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley was released Monday evening from McHenry County jail after serving a 60-day sentence for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman. On Jan. 31, Richard “R.J.” Vanecko...
  • McHenry jail suicide case settled for at least $1 million

    McHenry jail suicide case settled for at least $1 million
    The estate of a woman who committed suicide in McHenry County Jail in 2005 has settled its lawsuit for at least $1 million with Centegra Health System and one of its employees on claims they provided inadequate medical care, lawyers in the case said....
  • 'Heavy, heavy' rain, hail move into area

    'Heavy, heavy' rain, hail move into area
    Severe storms are hitting the Chicago area, bringing strong winds, 'heavy, heavy' rain, and hail, according to the National Weather Service. "We have a line of strong storms going east across McHenry County and into northern Kane county," said...
  • Marengo man accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile

    Marengo man accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile
    A Marengo man was ordered held today on $250,000 bond after being accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile repeatedly for six months, officials said this afternoon. Michael Zemon, 33, was charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault,...
  • Police: Man clocked going 101 mph in Mustang

    Police: Man clocked going 101 mph in Mustang
    A man was charged with reckless driving after police said they clocked him traveling at more than 100 mph in a 50 mph zone. The McHenry County Sheriff’s office said today that 25-year-old Nicholas J. Brain, of Woodstock, was stopped in a red...
  • Cub fan arrested for damaging police car outside Wrigley

    Cub fan arrested for damaging police car outside Wrigley
    Before one pitch was thrown at Wrigley Field this season, a fan upset at being kicked out of the ballpark was arrested for allegedly shoving a newspaper stand into a Chicago police car. Nicholas A. Spadaro, 38, was removed from the North Side stadium by...
  • Peggy Ann Olsen September 23, 1921 - March 31, 2014

    Peggy Ann Olsen September 23, 1921 - March 31, 2014
    Peggy was born in McHenry, Illinois and moved to California in 1947. She lived in Burbank since 1958. She was married to Hibbard Olsen for 40 years until he passed in 1985. Retired from JCPenney in Burbank after 36 years. She also attended St. Francis...
  • Life together a cabaret

    Life together a cabaret
    When you get married for the first time at the age of 61, you want to do it right. That's why Scott Urban chose an Elvis impersonator to perform the ceremony at his 2008 nuptials to Karen Morby. The vows were nontraditional. Elvis asked Scott, "Are...
  • Prim wins vote count for McHenry sheriff

    Prim wins vote count for McHenry sheriff
    Bill Prim won the final election count in the Republican primary for McHenry County Sheriff, the county clerk reported today. Prim finished with 97 votes more than Undersheriff Andrew Zinke, of out almost 29,000 votes cast – a change of just one...