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.
New charges have been lodged against McHenry County State’s Attorney Louis Bianchi.
A winter storm could drop up to three inches of snow and cover northern Illinois in ice by Sunday afternoon.
The YMCA of McHenry County has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing the recession and a decline in membership as the main reasons.
Officials in McHenry County are pitching in to help the housing market rebound.
Police are warning rural McHenry County residents of several reported cases of mail being stolen or tampered with by thieves apparently looking for cash, gift cards or gifts.
A McHenry County woman has successfully challenged a village ordinance that tried to keep her from using two toilets and the sink as planters for lilies and hostas in her front yard.
If McHenry County state Rep. Jack Franks gets his way, the politically connected people who sit on transit boards would be sent packing.
A man who blinded his brother-in-law in one eye by kicking him in the face during a child’s birthday party faces up to five years in prison after being convicted.
Federal officials will be in McHenry County this week, feeling out local opinion on a proposed national wildlife refuge.