An outbreak of whooping cough in McHenry County’s school system has now spread to the general public, according to the health department.
A northwest suburban couple has been charged with stealing $140,000 from a 96-year-old man.
It’s a highly contagious disease and it was once nearly eradicated, but now whooping cough is making a comeback in our area. New numbers out Thursday show 29 confirmed cases in McHenry County alone
The number of cases of whooping cough at a northwest suburban high school has more than doubled.
An elderly woman was killed by a Metra train overnight when she apparently got lost in McHenry County, began driving on the railroad tracks and then got out of her car and began walking along the tracks.
A man was critically injured early Monday when he fell out of a golf cart in the far northwest suburbs near Wonder Lake.
Smoke from a forest fire in northern Minnesota is covering parts of the northern suburbs in a hazy cloud.
The attorney for a McHenry County man goes to court Tuesday to file documents so that his client will be able to — he hopes — keep the $150,000 he found in his vegetable garden two weeks ago.
A McHenry County man who found $150,000 dollars in his vegetable garden is still waiting to see if he gets to keep the loot.
An unemployed construction worker from the far northwest suburbs found more than $100,000 in his vegetable garden.
A judge rendered a directed verdict this afternoon and declared McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi not guilty on counts of professional misconduct.
A boating accident in the Fox River near northwest suburban Algonquin has left one person dead early Sunday in McHenry County, according to fire department authorities.
Three people were killed in a deadly northwest suburban home invasion on Tuesday when a man broke into a home and stabbed three family members, one of whom then fatally shot him.
A parole officer who went to a McHenry County home for a routine check this week found a 5-year-old boy home alone with a burning religious candle.
A frost advisory has been issued for northern Illinois, and officials are advising sensitive vegetation be covered early Wednesday.
A suburban school district is getting ready to lay off hundreds of teachers at the end of term.
While the McHenry County state’s attorney has been acquitted of corruption charges, he still has another trial looming ahead of him.
McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi has been acquitted of charges that he had employees do political work on county time.
A woman was ordered held on $25,000 bond after allegedly forging a personal check from an elderly person she was caring for.
A 22-year-old Oswego man now is charged with soliciting a 13-year-old girl, after already going to jail for giving another man heroin that resulted in a deadly overdose.