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Illinois State Police released data on Tuesday recognizing the efforts of specialized units to thwart the trafficking of firearms and narcotics. The agency also detailed efforts to crack down on human trafficking.
A Metra train went off the tracks Saturday in Crystal Lake, disrupting service but causing no reported injuries.
An arrest warrant is out for a Maywood man after authorities allege he illegally intercepted a check from the village of Algonquin to Semper Fi Yard Services.
A Lake in the Hills man convicted in 2018 in connection with a fatal heroin overdose was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to a cocaine charge.
In her first year since taking on the position of Hebron’s police chief, Juanita Gumble - the first female ever to head the department - has been busy.
McHenry beat Mundelein in the Jacobs Regional championship Friday for its first regional title since 2012. With the victory, the Warriors matched the school record for wins at 25.
Fourth-seeded Johnsburg had all kinds of trouble against Byron’s press Friday night and ended the season with a 62-31 loss to the top-seeded Tigers in the Class 2A Genoa-Kingston Regional final. The Skyhawks finished the season with 346 3-pointers.
Crystal Lake South played its 'A' game Friday and defeated Wheaton Academy 73-52 for the Class 3A Cary-Grove Regional boys basketball championship. The Gators have back-to-back regional titles for the first time in 31 years.
This year’s sale will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at MCC. Everyone can shop the wide selection of dresses that are only $25 each while supporting MCC's Education to Empowerment scholarship.
The McHenry County Conservation District has opened the parking lots and trails for facilities usually closed until April 1 for the season.
The new owner of a bar along the curve of Route 14 in downtown Cary are looking to give the building a makeover while opening a new business.
The McHenry Outdoor Theater is set to open the week of spring break, more than a month ahead of previous years and following one of the latest seasons owner Scott Dehn has ever offered.
Griffin Kreho, 21, pleaded guilty to grooming and possessing images of child sexual abuse and was sentenced to prison for three years, court records show.
A mother charged in connection with the death of her 14-year-old son who died in a Richmond Township home in January had her probation on an unrelated aggravated battery case revoked Thursday.
Daniel M. Miller is charged with aggravated arson after authorities said he lit a fire outside a hot dog restaurant in Crystal Lake while people were inside.