Legally, whatâs Shane Lambâs future now that heâs admitted to lying on the witness stand?
â¢ The web poll results on page A2 of Mondayâs edition incorrectly spelled sheriffâs candidate Jim Harrisonâs name. Also, the results published Monday were the results from late Sunday afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. â Illinois House Republicans, fearing that majority Democrats could take money away from their suburban Chicago school districts in a postelection vote, have thrown up prominent if symbolic opposition on Senate-approved legislation to overhaul state funding for public education.
CHICAGO â U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP challenger Jim Oberweis disagreed Monday on whether to require universal background checks for firearms purchases, with Durbin saying it would reduce violence in a country "awash in guns" and Oberweis saying he's not convinced the checks would have the intended impact.
CRYSTAL LAKE â Kate Weber has been named publisher of the Northwest Herald, the newspaperâs parent company, Shaw Media, announced Monday after a nationwide search.
CHICAGO â A magistrate judge ordered a suburban Chicago man held without bond Monday on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control center, causing damage that brought the city's two international airports to a halt.
CRYSTAL LAKE âÂ It started with her mother in 2004 and continued with more family members and eventually numerous friends within the past five years.
CRYSTAL LAKE âÂ Three Crystal Lake businesses were found to have sold alcohol to minors during a three-week compliance check operation by city police.
WOODSTOCK âÂ Voters who want to cast their ballots through in-person absentee voting can now do so for the Nov. 4 election, according to the McHenry County Clerkâs Office.
ALGONQUIN â The Harnish Main Library building at 2600 Harnish Drive, parking lot, and drive-through window are scheduled to be closed Wednesday through Friday as the parking lot is resurfaced, according to a news release.
LAKE IN THE HILLS â The village has a new building commissioner.
MINOOKA â A fire caused major damage on the second floor, attic and roof of a residence in Minooka early Monday morning, according to a news release from the fire department.
DeKALB â Bond was set at $500,000 today for the Sycamore woman police say waited for her estranged husband's girlfriend to return home early Saturday so she could try to slice a vital artery in her neck.
Just about everyone knows someone living in a 50-year-old house still using its original air conditioner.Â While an old system may work, itâs not working efficiently, as newer models are designed with energy- and cost-savings.Â
WOODSTOCK âÂ The Bully Project is the social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film "Bully."
Click here for candidate profiles, questionnaires and more information on local and state candidates for November's election.