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The number of new COVID-19 cases in McHenry County increased by 29% since last week as the rate of new hospitalizations also rose, county and state health department data shows.
A McHenry County attorney this week argued before federal appellate judges that the state law that emptied the county’s jail of immigration detainees was unconstitutional and should be overturned.
An initial public review of the Chicago Bears' preliminary redevelopment plans for Arlington Park is tentatively scheduled for this fall, Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes said Thursday.
With just 40 days before the Republican primary, GOP insiders had no consensus on the impact of a report about gubernatorial contender Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin's role in a friend's arrest.
A mix-up that left the Libertarian Party off a letter to some voters had McHenry County Clerk Joe Tirio facing renewed criticism, though the Libertarian Party chairman said he wasn’t concerned.
During the pandemic, Scorched Earth Brewing nearly doubled its space for customers by installing a large outdoor patio, and its new owner said the Algonquin taproom plans to put it to good use as summer weather hits McHenry County.
A 75-year-old Woodstock man is being held in the McHenry County jail on $50,000 bond charged with making a false bomb threat by phone to a national real estate company, court records show.
An Amazon Prime show that was partially filmed in Woodstock, Island Lake and Wauconda last summer is set to hit the small screen Friday.
A recent audit of 2020 U.S. Census Bureau data shows Illinois’ population was undercounted by roughly 250,000, which would push the state over 13 million residents for the first time ever.
A McHenry County grand jury indicted these people on the following charges.
This weekend offers up a Garden Party and Flower Sale in downtown Crystal Lake, the start of the farmers market season in Spring Grove, historical reenactors at Glacial Park, live music with a dash of environmental activism in Woodstock plus Pedalpalooza across the county.
Early voting in McHenry County begins today, kicking off primary races for several local, state and national contests. Here's what you need to know.
Two McHenry County Jail inmates were charged with mob action and aggravated battery for allegedly punching, kneeing and stabbing another detainee, court records show.
The McHenry County Board did not have a proclamation recognizing June as Pride Month on its agenda Tuesday, causing backlash from Democrats and some residents.
Parkside Pub in downtown Huntley is known for its annual Turkey Testicle Festival, but it's a great choice any other time, too.