Scammers will run an ad – on Craigslist, for example – which touts low rent for a nice house, and ask for money to hold the property for interested renters.
Timothy Smith tearfully apologized Thursday for pimping his pregnant wife and for gunning down an unarmed man who came to their McHenry County home seeking sex.
Federal prosecutors say a McHenry man was so angry about his wife’s failure to get a visa, that he threatened the lives of American diplomats, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued this morning for Boone, McHenry and Winnebago counties in the far northwestern suburbs. A flood warning is also in effect in parts of Lake County.
A verdict–in the death of a teenager who vanished more than ten years ago. His body was never found but Tuesday night that didn’t stop a jury from convicting a man in his death. Mario Casciaro has been found guilty of first degree murder.
A McHenry County judge set bail at $3 million Tuesday for a man accused of raping at least five women he met online, after prosecutors revealed evidence of possibly 20 more victims.
A 34-year-old far north suburban man is being held at the McHenry County Jail after being charged with sexually assaulting two children, both around 6 years old at the time, when he was in his 20s.
A judge who handles juvenile cases in McHenry County was selected Friday to preside over the Cook County involuntary-manslaughter case against Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley.
A McHenry County judge will preside over the politically-charged involuntary manslaughter case against Richard “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, who is accused of killing David Koschman in 2004.
Bond was set at $1,000 for a northwest suburban woman who kept nearly 100 animals — dogs, cats, rabbits and birds, some of them deceased — in a home until they were discovered late last month.
A woman being investigated for allegedly neglecting dozens of animals in a house in McHenry County was involved in a similar situation nearly two years ago.
A Siberian husky missing from its home in Georgia for almost five years will be reunited with her owner Saturday after being saved from euthanization by a northwest suburban animal rescue group.
Police in McHenry County are looking for a white passenger car or SUV with damage to one of the headlights, which fatally struck a 6-year-old boy Saturday night and left the scene without stopping.
The family of a woman killed in a 2011 traffic accident is angry that the driver who caused the wreck got off relatively easy, even though he allegedly was using his phone at the time. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
A McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who once investigated child pornography is now up on charges himself.
The blazes caused a total of about $1 million in damage, McHenry County sheriff’s police said.
An Elmhurst man is in jail for allegedly setting a house on fire – and it wasn’t even the right house.
A McHenry County man who found more than $100,000 in his vegetable garden last year only has to wait another month and a half before he can claim it.
Two friends, two vehicles, and alleged alcohol use became a regrettable combination this week in McHenry County.
- Roseland Hospital Cuts Staff, Salaries To Keep Doors OpenAs it waits to hear if it’ll receive a $7 million bailout to stay open, Roseland Community Hospital laid off almost 70 employees, and other hospital employees will take a pay cut.81
- Rev. Jackson: School Closings UndemocraticOpponents of Chicago school closures are vowing to fight on, but they appear to have little chance of reversing the mayor's agenda... unless a federal judge steps in, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.90
- Mount Prospect Man Falls To Death From Albany Park RoofA Mount Prospect man fell to his death from a roof in Albany Park Friday afternoon.113
- 3 Dead, 8 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday NightThe most recent fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Saturday in the Hyde Park community, roughly half a mile from President Barack Obama’s home in neighboring Kenwood.198
- Some People You Should Know: The MelodeersIt all began when barbershop patrons started singing while waiting to get their hair cut. A century or so later, the Melodeers chorus is taking the music to a dazzling new height with 140 ladies singing in unaccompanied four-part harmony. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.155
- Mother Of Student Pushed Down School Stairs ‘Enraged’ At Security GuardNew video surfaced Friday that appears to show sophomore Lauren Goodlow being pushed by a male security guard. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.329
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