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  • Dawn Patrol: Crystal Lake teen identified as crash victim; Bears lose again at home Oct 20, 2014 5:56 AM
    Crystal Lake teen identified as Lakewood crash victim; man found dead at wooded McHenry County crash scene; lawsuit says Elgin hair salon injured 7-year-old; Waukegan Dist. 60 classes canceled again because of strike; pit bulls, pinot and patriots in Long Grove; Bears’ offense out to lunch all day in ugly loss to Dolphins

  • Wonder Lake man ID’d in Bull Valley crash Oct 20, 2014 6:25 PM
    A Wonder Lake man was found dead in his vehicle after a crash Sunday afternoon in Bull Valley, according to the McHenry County coroner's office.

  • McHenry sheriff: Shooter ready to ‘finish off’ wounded deputies Oct 20, 2014 8:56 PM
    McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren said a shooter opened fire on two deputies without warning. Both were hit and “conscious, but probably incapacitated,” he said. Another deputy returned fire and forced the shooter back into his Holiday Hills home Friday. “I’m sure he would have finished the job on the two officers who were on the ground.”

  • Lawsuit says Elgin hair salon injured 7-year-old Oct 19, 2014 4:34 PM
    A 7-year-old girl went to get a haircut in Elgin this spring, but ended up with a trip to the hospital instead. That’s the allegation in a lawsuit recently filed in Kane County.

  • Man found dead at wooded McHenry County crash scene Oct 20, 2014 11:15 AM
    Bull Valley police are investigating the cause of a crash that left a Wonder Lake man dead Sunday afternoon in a ditch 20 feet off the road in a heavily wooded area of the McHenry County community.

  • Crystal Lake teen killed in Lakewood crash Oct 19, 2014 3:36 PM
    The woman killed Saturday in a fiery rollover crash in Lakewood has been identified as 19-year-old Jacquelyn Paulson of Crystal Lake. McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski announced Sunday morning that an autopsy is scheduled for Monday to determine the cause and manner of Paulson’s death.

  • Endorsement: Harrison for McHenry County sheriff Oct 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends Independent Jim Harrison for McHenry County sheriff.

  • Endorsements: Nowak, Chirikos, Gottemoller, Schmidt, Jung, Yensen for McHenry County Board Oct 17, 2014 11:20 AM
    Experience is the key factor in the Daily Herald's endorsements for McHenry County Board districts 1, 3 and 5.

  • Man accused of shooting McHenry Co. cops had rocky military history Oct 17, 2014 8:55 PM
    The man accused of shooting two McHenry County deputies had an “expert” rifle rating — the Army’s top grade — along with a troubled and checkered service history, military records show. Scott B. Peters of Holiday Hills served from February 1980 through May 1983. His service record shows him as “AWOL” twice, and he was cited once for “desertion.” He also served at least three stints in a military jail.

  • Images: Police Discover a Weapon in Holiday Hills Oct 17, 2014 3:51 PM
    Authorities discovered a weapon in a creek blocks from the Holiday Hills home of shooting suspect Scott B. Peters on Friday. Peters was sought after the early Thursday shooting of McHenry County sheriff’s deputies Khalia Satkiewicz and Dwight Maness .

  • Dawn Patrol: 2 McHenry deputies shot, manhunt ends; OD drug’s success Oct 17, 2014 6:17 AM
    Holiday Hills shooting suspect caught after passers-by spotted him; man gets 78 years for shooting Elgin boy; judge says Crystal Lake South bleachers must come down; opiate overdose reversal drug saves 25 lives in DuPage; negotiations break down again in Waukegan school district; Streamwood father wins $1.3 million lottery prize.

  • Images: Holiday Hills Shooting Suspect Manhunt Oct 16, 2014 9:05 PM
    Suspect Scott B. Peters was apprehended near Smith Road in Crystal Lake Thursday evening following an all-day manhunt. Peters was sought after the shooting of two McHenry County sheriff’s deputies in a Holiday Hills subdivision early Thursday.

  • Dawn Patrol: Mundelein firm selling Ebola gear; O’Hare screenings today Oct 16, 2014 6:03 AM
    Demand up for Mundelein company’s Ebola fighting gear. Elgin officer fights termination. Man charged with twice robbing Crystal Lake 7-Eleven. Hampshire rescue going well, horses still available.N. Aurora man charged with robbery, theft.

  • Shooting suspect caught after passers-by spotted him Oct 17, 2014 6:24 PM
    Scott B. Peters had been on the loose for almost 16 hours but didn’t get more than six miles away from where authorities say he shot two McHenry County sheriff’s deputies responding to a domestic disturbance. Peters, 52, of Holiday Hills, was arrested without incident just before 5 p.m. Thursday near Route 176 and Smith Road in Crystal Lake after he was spotted by two passers-by.

  • Residents rip appeal of Crystal Lake bleacher plan to high court Oct 16, 2014 6:17 AM
    Residents fire back after Crystal Lake School District 155 officials say they are going to appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court a ruling that the district broke the law by building a $1.2 million set of bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School without city permission. “It’s time for them to grow up and accept the consequences of their actions," one of the homeowners said.

  • Dawn Patrol: Rauner, Quinn on income tax; 3 Gavin teachers to be fired Oct 15, 2014 5:46 AM
    Quinn doesn’t stand by tax-extension timetable. Duckworth announces military retirement. Naperville man charged in Bartlett standoff. 3 Gavin teachers to be fired over molestation charges. Huntley man found with $42,730 in drugs, police say. Police seek tips in Crystal Lake 7-Eleven robbery. Marklund expanding its school in Bloomingdale. Spellman: Keith an Ironman on skates.

  • Man charged with twice robbing Crystal Lake 7-Eleven Oct 15, 2014 4:42 PM
    A 41-year-old man was arrested and charged Tuesday night with twice robbing a Crystal Lake 7-Eleven within walking distance of his apartment. Jeffrey D. Gibson is accused of reaching into the cash register and stealing money Tuesday morning and Sept. 28, police said.

  • Dawn Patrol: Ebola measures in suburbs; Biden in suburbs next week Oct 14, 2014 7:07 AM
    Suburban hospitals play it safe with Ebola; one patient in Elgin put in isolation. Biden plans to show in suburbs for Schneider. Lake County investigators to be honored for baby killer case. Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry visits Arlington Heights store. Batavia school district to hold forum on referendum. Palatine artist repairing statue damaged twice in Chicago. Bears offense well-rounded in victory.

  • Dawn Patrol: Bears win 27-13; Stevenson home receives landmark status Oct 13, 2014 5:45 AM
    Adlai E. Stevenson home receives landmark status; settlement closes last chapter in McHenry wrongful conviction; bikers (and Santa) rally in Elburn for charity; visitors trot out to Danada festival to see horses in action; complete turnaround for Bears in Atlanta; Spellman: First impressions of this year’s Blackhawks

  • Chance of severe storms mainly south this evening Oct 13, 2014 6:02 PM
    Strong thunderstorms with wind gusts in excess of 60 mph could hit the area this evening, the National Weather Service is reporting. Any of these storms could produce heavy rain, lightning and an “isolated tornado,” according to the weather service. A tornado watch that had been effect for counties south of the Chicago area has been expanded to include Will County.

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