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  • Elderly woman dies after being found in snow in McHenry County

    Elderly woman dies after being found in snow in McHenry County
    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...
  • Woodstock streets chief charged with stealing ton of salt

    Woodstock streets chief charged with stealing ton of salt
    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...
  • Woodstock officer hurt in traffic accident with 15-year-old

    Woodstock officer hurt in traffic accident with 15-year-old
    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...
  • 7 calves missing after McHenry Co. barn fire

    7 calves missing after McHenry Co. barn fire
    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...
  • 1 dead in Woodstock fire

    1 dead in Woodstock fire
    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....
  • Jeffrey Thorsen for transparency

    Voters deserve and should demand transparency in the fiscal activities of government. The Treasurer’s office is the ideal nucleus for opening the books and enlightening the taxpayer.  McHenry County is behind surrounding Illinois counties in...
  • Ex-youth baseball coach gets 2 years for child porn

    Ex-youth baseball coach gets 2 years for child porn
    A McHenry County judge was not swayed today by a doctor’s claim that a former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach could be cured by "community-based" treatment. Instead, the judge sentenced the 41-year-old man to two years in prison. "The court...
  • Craigslist rapist pleads guilty to more crimes

    Craigslist rapist pleads guilty to more crimes
    Charles Oliver, who was accused of raping eight women he met on Craigslist and other dating sites, pleaded guilty to two more counts of sexual assault today. Convicted by a McHenry County jury last month in the first case, Oliver calmly agreed to the...
  • Oberweis' ill-timed Florida trip lets Truax back in the game

     
    Friday's print column Win or lose Tuesday, state Sen. Jim Oberweis will leave us with an object lesson in how not to campaign with a big lead. A Tribune/WGN-TV poll conducted March 1-5 found Oberweis, of Sugar Grove, with a......
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Feb. 18 trial date set for Daley's nephew

    Feb. 18 trial date set for Daley's nephew
    A judge on Tuesday set a Feb. 18 start date for the involuntary manslaughter trial of former Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew. That date is nearly 10 years after the death of David Koschman, a 21-year-old Mount Prospect man who died after a drunken...
  • Police: Man charged after skeletal remains found in house

    Police: Man charged after skeletal remains found in house
    A McHenry man has been charged with concealing the homicide of a woman whose skeletal remains were found in his home, authorities said. A caretaker found a woman’s remains in a vacant home owned by William J. Ross, 62, in the 500 block of North...