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Target Closing Two Chicago Area Stores

Target stores in Calumet City and McHenry will be shut down by February, as part of the company’s plan to close 11 stores nationwide.


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Driver Arrested For DUI After Pedestrian Killed In McHenry Crash

The driver of a pickup that fatally struck a pedestrian Tuesday night in northwest suburban McHenry has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, police said.


A church statue was vandalized in McHenry, Ill. (CBS)

17-Year-Old Charged With Vandalizing McHenry Church

Prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old McHenry boy with another act of vandalism at a Catholic Church in the far northwest suburb.


A church statue was vandalized in McHenry, Ill. (CBS)

McHenry Church Hit With String Of Vandalism Incidents

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports the pastor of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is reaching out to the community and to the person who vandalized his church.


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31 Displaced In McHenry Apartment Building Fire

At least 31 people were in need of shelter Sunday morning after a fire broke out at a northwest suburban McHenry apartment building.


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Woman’s Remains Identified In McHenry County, Man Charged

The day after the remains were found, federal authorities in Las Vegas took William J. Ross into custody.


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Girl, 7, Injured In McHenry Hit-And-Run

Police are looking for the driver of car that sped away after striking a 7-year-old girl as she crossed the street Saturday in northwest suburban McHenry.


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Leisure & Hospitality Industry Sees Robust Growth In Chicago

The leisure and hospitality industry in Chicago is experiencing a spike of 2.3 percent from year-ago employment levels.


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McHenry Man Dies 2 Years After Finding $150K In His Garden

The McHenry County man who found $150,000 in his vegetable garden two years ago – and was fighting off other claims to the cash- has died, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.


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Chicago Sees Steady, Significant Jobs Growth Month On Month

Jobs from health care to sales are all seeing increases in listings in the Chicago metro area.


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Professional Sector Jobs Increased 2.9% Year Over Year In Chicago

Professional and business services jobs showed significant gains year over year in the Chicago metro area.


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Chicago Sees 12.5% Increase In Job Listings Year Over Year

Computer and mathematical-related jobs are in high demand in the Chicago metro area.


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McHenry Man Charged With Sexual Assault, Sexual Abuse Of A Child

The arrest of Craig L. Tankson stemmed from an investigation that was initiated on March 18 by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and the McHenry City Police Department.


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Girl, 12, Killed In Northwest Suburban Fire

A 12-year-old girl was killed in a fire early Friday that destroyed a home in northwest suburban McHenry.


Stack of cash (CBS)

Liquor Store Owner Makes Claim On Cash Found In McHenry Man’s Garden

It has been a year and a half since a McHenry man found tens of thousands of dollars in cash in his garden; and as he and two other people wind their way through the courts to claim it, one of them is telling more about how he lost thousands of dollars – instead of a bug.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2013

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Family Sues Over Alzheimer’s Patient’s Freezing Death

Genevieve Klimczak’s body was found just outside a door of the McHenry Villa retirement center, after a night of 7-degree weather.

WBBM Newsradio–02/06/2013

Northwest Suburbs Hit Hard By Snowstorm

CBS 2’s Susanna Song reports one northwest suburb was using some new techniques to help drivers stay safe on the roads.

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Man Charged With Setting Wrong House On Fire After Quarrel

An Elmhurst man is in jail for allegedly setting a house on fire – and it wasn’t even the right house.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at a horse barn at the Black Tie Stable in unincorporated McHenry County near Johnsburg on April 11, 2012. Officials said it appears seven horses died in the fire. (Photo courtesy: Emily Spooner)

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Horse Stable, Kills 7 Horses

A large barn fire destroyed a horse barn Wednesday evening in McHenry County, killing several horses.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

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Pills, $20,000 Cash Stolen At Teens’ Party Near McHenry

Police in McHenry County are looking for someone who took advantage of two teens, who were themselves taking advantage of their parents by having a party when they were home alone recently.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012