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This will be the first time in a couple years McHenry County has participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, McHenry County Regional Superintendent Diana Hartmann said.
This Thanksgiving, Illinois State Police escorted a busload of 30 recruits from the Great Lakes Naval Station Training Center to Crystal Lake’s Nunda Masonic Lodge for Thanksgiving dinner.
A Woodstock man who police said drove his vehicle while under the influence into an area crowded with people and hit a man was sentenced to felony probation last week after receiving prison time in a separate DUI case.
A Crystal Lake man was charged with felony theft after police say he used the proceeds of his father’s condo sales to buy various items and pay outstanding child support payments.
A Spring Grove patrol vehicle was rammed by a stolen pickup truck that then fled to Waukegan after officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, the department said.
Those charged with felonies the week of Nov. 13 by the Algonquin, Island Lake, Lake in the Hills, Marengo, McHenry, Spring Grove and Woodstock police departments, as well as the McHenry County Sheriff's Office and the Secretary of State.
McHenry let a big lead slip away in the fourth quarter, but came up with one big play and defensive stop for a 58-55 victory over Johnsburg at the Milwaukee Bucks' Fiserv Forum on Sunday.
Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church’s 30th annual Cookie Walk will sell dozens of homemade Christmas cookies support the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the church’s missions.
Following a two-year investigation, three men are charged with operating what prosecutors called a marijuana “trafficking organization,” which netted over $1 million in assets, court records show.
The village of Lake in the Hills will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a Wall of History and cake and refreshments beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the village hall, 600 Harvest Gate.
A 36-year-old McHenry man faces a felony charge after police say he fired a shot in the parking lot of the apartment complex where he lives.
Despite Creative Woodstock unlikely to end up in the Old Courthouse, officials are still optimistic about its future.
The village of Algonquin received an award meant to recognize budgets that are accessible to the public for its 19th straight year.
A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges the week of Nov. 14, 2022.
Dayvion Johnson scored 16 points and Jory Boley added 14 points, and Yorkville's boys basketball team picked up an early statement victory, beating Burlington Central 62-47 in the championship game of Sycamore’s Leland G. Strombom Holiday Tournament.