| May 10, 2013
| 10:21 AM
A Spring Grove woman died this morning after she slipped and fell under her rolling van while paramedics were preparing to take her husband to the hospital, police said.
The chain of events started at just before 2 a.m., when an ambulance was called to...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:56 PM
A robbery suspect was shot dead by an FBI agent in the parking lot of a bank in the small town of Richmond in McHenry County this morning, officials said.
Two other suspects were taken into custody, officials said.
The shooting happened about 11:30 a....
| May 11, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Two men whose accomplice was shot to death by law enforcement in far northwest suburban Richmond on Friday have been charged with attempted bank robbery after FBI agents investigating a series of robberies cornered them, according to the FBI.
| May 2, 2013
| 1:12 PM
For the second time in less than three years, a Crystal Lake woman has been arrested and charged with cruel treatment of horses in her care, officials said today.
Jamie Koy, 39, of the 6100 block of East Hillside Drive, already was on probation for a...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Former Chicagoan Ron Pen holds a very lengthy and lofty title at the University of Kentucky in Lexington: Professor; Director, John Jacob Niles Center for American Music; Coordinator, Division of Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
You might think him...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:15 PM
The nephew of serial killer John Wayne Gacy tearfully declared his innocence to a McHenry County judge Thursday and sought to distance himself from his notorious uncle before his sentencing for the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.
Judge Joseph P....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Raymond Kasper, the nephew of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, was convicted in McHenry County today of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl, even though she denied the attacks from the witness stand.
A jury took three hours to find Kasper, of Marengo,...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:35 PM
A relative of John Wayne Gacy told a McHenry County jury today that he did not sexually abuse a 12-year-old girl in 2011.
Raymond M. Kasper, 49, a nephew of the infamous serial killer, took the witness stand to refute charges of predatory sexual...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Lake County officials today appointed a private attorney to investigate whether any sheriff’s employee engaged in misconduct in connection with two recent deaths of Lake County Jail inmates.
Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran, Jr., announced the...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:11 PM
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that prosecutors tried to railroad McHenry County State’s Atty. Louis Bianchi for political reasons. But the judge left the door open for it to be re-filed, and Bianchi’s lawyer said today...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Illinois Tollway Authority has opened bidding for the multi-million dollar Route 47 and Interstate 90 interchange project slated to begin this spring. The project …...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A group of Cary-Grove High School students earned first-place honors in a recent marketing challenge through McHenry County College. Francisco Lagunas, Matt Hutchings, Andrew Lorenzen …...