CRYSTAL LAKE â A chain-reaction collision Wednesday in Crystal Lake involved a total of five cars and six people, but none were seriously injured or transported, police said.
GENEVA â A 30-year-old Campton Hills man was taken into police custody in Indiana on Tuesday night, hours after he was involved in an incident that caused a temporary lockdown at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, according to a news release from the city of Geneva.
ALGONQUIN â Nobody was seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday in the village of Algonquin, fire officials said.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
DECATUR â Gov. Bruce Rauner said Tuesday he wants to prioritize creating "right-to-work zones" in economically depressed areas where local officials could decide whether union fees would be voluntary for local workers.
TOKYO â The mother of a Japanese hostage held by Islamic State extremists appealed publicly Wednesday to Japan's leader to save her son after his captors issued what they said was a final death threat.
LAKEWOOD â A special taxing district centered on the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 was approved following two confused and lengthy meetings Tuesday evening.
SPRINGFIELD â An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.
WAUKEGAN â A Mundelein girl has admitted to a Lake County judge that she stabbed to death her 11-year-old half-sister.
BOSTON â Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, a blizzard slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow.
MARENGO â Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the land could be years away, according to city officials.
WOODSTOCK â Attorneys prosecuting sex crime allegations against a Harvard man involving a 9-year-old girl played for a judge Tuesday a recorded cellphone conversation between the girl's mother and the accused.
The school cancellations and messy road conditions that followed the subfreezing temperatures earlier this month continue to have ramifications for area blood banks.
HUNTLEY â The Huntley Police Department is accepting applications for this year's Citizen Police Academy.
HUNTLEY â Starting Thursday, Huntley High School students will perform four one-act plays directed by students themselves.
WOODSTOCK â A McHenry County Board committee is recommending ending a contract with a software company over an eight-month project that has now stretched into more than two years with no end in sight.