Kenneth Smith, Convicted 3 Times Of 2001 Burrito Express Murder, Released On Appellate Ruling; Victim's Family Maintains Smith Is GuiltyKenneth Smith was out of prison Thursday night after 20 years – always maintaining he never committed the high-profile murder of a local restaurant owner.
Strong Winds Fuel House Fire In McHenryStrong winds caused significant damage around the Chicago area Saturday night, and strong winds may have even sparked a fire in the northwest suburbs. 
Witnesses Describe Horror Of Accident That Sent Pickup Flying Into McHenry StarbucksFor the first time, we heard Monday from a teenager who rushed to help a trapped worker after a truck slammed into a Starbucks in McHenry.
Five Injured When Vehicle Slams Into Starbucks In McHenry, Causing Building To CollapseFive people were injured, two of them critically, when a full-size pickup slammed into a Starbucks store in McHenry, causing the building to collapse.
Bystander, Cop Pull Man From Car Fire Wreckage In McHenryA bystander and police officer’s actions possibly saved a young man’s life Friday night after they pulled him out of the wreckage of a car fire in McHenry.
Why Is McHenry Family's Water Bill So Much Higher Than Their Neighbors?"There is a $60 a month base fee that I’m paying monthly before I even use any water," Robert Bane said.
Two Women Attacked By Man With Hammer On Ridgefield Trace Bike TrailTwo women were attacked by a man with a hammer Tuesday on the Ridgefield Trace Bike Trail in Crystal Lake, according to the McHenry County Conservation District. 
McHenry Mother Appalled As Drunken Driver Who Killed Son Goes On Driving In WisconsinAfter losing her son to a crash with a drunken driver, an Illinois woman is fighting a loophole in Wisconsin law that allowed the driver to keep his license for more than a year.
McHenry Man Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Providing Fatal Dose Of Xanax To WomanA McHenry man was sentenced to four years in prison for delivering a fatal dose of Alprazolam to a woman last year, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office.
16-Year-Old Dies, Four Teenagers Injured In Wauconda Car AccidentA 16-year-old McHenry girl was killed and four other teenagers were injured Friday in a two-car crash in Wauconda, police said.
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Areas North And West Of ChicagoA Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for areas north and west of Cook County until Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service Chicago.