Two Chicago men charged in McHenry robbery
McHENRY – Two Chicago men have been charged with robbery after allegedly stealing a purse from a McHenry woman Monday morning.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
McHenry wraps up Fiesta Days with parade
Steven Phillips , 4, of Johnsburg and Jonathan Birong, 4, of Richmond cheer on the firetrucks while attending McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce's 66th annual Fiesta Days Celebration on Sunday.
Fox Lake man killed in motorcycle crash Updated Jul 20, 2014 6:31 PMA ...
A 65-year-old Fox Lake man was killed Sunday morning after his motorcycle collided with a minivan in northern McHenry County, officials said.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Admitted serial killer up for parole
Every three years, Portenlanger is faced with horrific details of her sister's murder, as the woman's killer asks a review board to grant his parole.
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
Guitarists kick off Midwest tour at McHenry Tree of Life Congregation
Internationally-touring guitarists Bert Lams and Tom Griesgraber are slated to perform Friday, Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. at the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road in McHenry.
Bond increased, no new judge for Shane Lamb
WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge doubled the bond for Shane Lamb in lieu of new, harsher felonies prosecutors levied against him last week.
Traveling overdoes awareness tombstones begin journey in Wauconda
If it were October, perhaps the fake tombstones that have transformed the Wauconda Fire Department yard into a mock cemetery would not look so out of place.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Huntley may offer permanent bus service for all residents
The village board's committee of the whole Thursday will review a memorandum of understanding and resolution to join McHenry County Division of Transportation's MCRide Dial-a-Ride Transit Service program.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
McHenry police reports for July 15, 2014
He also was arrested on a Champaign County warrant related to a driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol charge and a Cook County warrant related to a possession of a controlled substance charge.
Bates: Coping with stress is part of the job
It is a high-risk event beset with conditions out of my control. There is the weather, key volunteer's illness, entertainer tantrums, amusement rides failing, surprise expenses, miscommunication and on and on.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Stateline SHRM to discuss stigmas in hiring
McHENRY – Stateline SHRM will host a breakfast program titled “Breaking Barriers: HR's Role in Supporting the McHenry County Community Needs.” The program is presented by the Stateline SHRM Workforce Readiness Committee, the McHenry County Workforce Network, McHenry County Specialty Courts and Carlos Arevalo, partner with ... (more)
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Applebee's reopens in McHenry after remodel
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1700 N. Richmond Road, McHenry, recently reopened after being remodeled.
Letizia Financial Group opens in McHenry
The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Letizia Financial Group, 1307 N. Green St., McHenry.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
New Italian restaurant opens in McHenry
Salvaore Savenelli works in the kitchen of his restaurant, Cucina Rosa, in McHenry.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
McHenry County Board committee nixes slew of advisory referendums
WOODSTOCK – Three advisory referendums proposed by a local state lawmaker and a longtime anti-township activist were squashed by a McHenry County Board committee on Thursday.
District 156 reevaluates assistant principal positions
McHENRY – With both McHenry West High School assistant principal positions open, the District 156 school board is considering cutting the cost of those positions.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
McHenry signs up for accident investigation team
A newly approved agreement between the McHenry and Spring Grove police departments on top of the agreement the city of McHenry already has with the village of Johnsburg will be the basis of a new multi-jurisdictional accident investigation team.
Man in '99 fatal pleads guilty to new DUI charge
Walter J. Depner, 62, of Mount Prospect, admitted Monday that he was driving intoxicated on Feb. 24, 2013, near the site of the crash that killed the 34-year-old mother and her children: Daniel, 13; Tiffany, 11; and Dallis, 7. The family dog also was killed.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Changing habits have retailers seeking new strategies
Retail sales associate Victoria Sparks helps a customer at AT&T's new store in McHenry.