Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriffâs Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.
SPRING GROVE â The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is advising motorists to avoid Route 12 in Spring Grove between Fox Lake Road and Sunset Road for the next few hours due to a traffic accident.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. â Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nearly died were caused by sand-covered trees that left cavities behind as they decayed over the years, researchers have found.
ST. LOUIS â A draft of the Democratic Partyâs policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sandersâ presidential campaign: endorsing steps to break up large Wall Street banks, advocating a $15 hourly wage, urging an end to the death penalty.
HUNTLEY â Centegra Health System is inviting community members to tour Centegra Hospital-Huntley,
LAKE IN THE HILLS â Village police have partnered with Nixle to implement a Community Notification System to alert residents about localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories.
OTTAWA â Thousands of boaters are still active on Illinois waters, but their numbers have declined significantly over the past several years due to the struggling economy.
ALGONQUIN â Joining forces, Mathnasium and the National Parent Teacher Association will work collectively to administer STEM education.
McHENRY âÂ This fall the City of McHenry is starting a tree replacement program for residents who lost trees lost to the emerald ash borer.
LAKE IN THE HILLS â The village will apply for the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Grant Program to try to get funding for a bike path along Lakewood Road.
LAKE IN THE HILLS â The Village Board has scheduled a public hearing on July 18 to discuss text amendments that would repeal a recently passed ordinance restricting nonretail businesses from opening.
WOODSTOCK â For a third straight year, the McHenry County Board cast a symbolic vote against accepting the stateâs prevailing wage rates.
HEBRON â Alden-Hebron School District 19 has purchased nearly 80 acres of land from a landowner with family ties to the school board.
WOODSTOCK â A new tenant may soon be filling a space in Woodstockâs Old Courthouse.
Two political known quantities are running for a race in uncharted territory â the first-ever race for a popularly elected McHenry County Board chairman.
GOMA, Congo â Hacking away in the midday sun, 49-year-old farmer Daniel Lazuba remembers vividly his life before one of Africaâs most active volcanoes erupted 14 years ago.