Articles filed under McHenry County

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  • Editorial: Arlington Hts. nonprofit fights to save heroin addicts, one naloxone injector at a time Mar 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says Live 4 Lali in Arlington Heights is to be commended for getting naloxone into the hands of the true first responders to the heroin epidemic in the suburbs -- the friends and family members of addicts throughout Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Kane counties.

  • Dawn Patrol: CTA driver worked long hours before crash; FAA doesn’t allow solo shifts in cockpit Mar 27, 2015 9:48 AM
    Blue Line operator worked long hours before crash. Why FAA doesn't allow solo shifts in cockpit. Three injured when truck crashes into Big Rock Cafe. Wheeling man held without bail. Ex-Blackhawk fits in nicely with Wolves. Wisconsin hangs on in NCAA tournament. Who will Bulls' opponent be in first round of playoffs?

  • McHenry Co. ranks high in some health indicators, lower in others Mar 27, 2015 4:37 PM
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has just released their most recent “County Health Rankings” report. While McHenry County ranked 10th out of 102 Illinois counties in terms of health behaviors, some areas of concern were noted. Smoking rates are higher in the county than the state average as is adult obesity.

  • Dawn Patrol: Quake near Lake in the Hills; student brings BB gun to school Mar 26, 2015 6:14 AM
    Earthquake reported near Lake in the Hills. Hinsdale South student brings BB gun to school. Carpentersville candidate admits lying. Police say Round Lake Beach man drove drunk with kids in car. Parents want to let kids skip tests. Panera to open in Carpentersville. Bulls pick up big win at Toronto.

  • Tollway sets higher speed limits, bucks state law Mar 26, 2015 7:29 PM
    Tollway leaders approved 60 to 65 mph speeds on local toll roads despite a backlash from supporters of a 70 mph law.

  • Kane fifth healthiest among state's counties Mar 27, 2015 5:49 AM
    Kane County cracks the list of the top five healthiest counties in the latest rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. That's the best showing for the county since Barb Jeffers took over as executive director of the county's public health department.

  • Dawn Patrol: 1 dead in Aurora crash; COD candidates don’t want Breuder picking successor Mar 25, 2015 5:59 AM
    1 dead in Aurora crash. Weekend shooting victims in Prospect Heights to recover. COD candidates don’t want Breuder picking replacement. 15 trucks hit new railroad bridge in Bensenville. Elgin mayor candidates discuss Latino involvement. District 25 approves expansion for two schools. Imrem: Time will tell if Bears made a poor decision.

  • Elgin downtown taxpayers clash with city over spending Mar 25, 2015 6:56 AM
    Elgin has been collecting taxes from property owners of 90 downtown parcels for more than a decade after the debt for a nearby parking garage was paid off. Now property owners want to know where that money went.

  • Kane chairman delivers state of the county speech Mar 25, 2015 5:44 AM
    Finances, bickering and the future of the $135 million Longmeadow Parkway toll bridge were the highlighted topics in Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen's state of the county address Tuesday at Eagle Brook Country Club in Geneva.

  • Dawn Patrol: Bulls clinch playoff spot; ex-Islamic Foundation official admits theft Mar 24, 2015 6:45 AM
    Bulls clinch playoff spot. Former Islamic Foundation finance director admits theft. Son sentenced to 35 years for killing father. Tuscan Market has new owners in Arlington Hts. St. Charles woman dies after crash. Displaced Rolling Meadows residents get $1,000 checks.

  • State budget mess prompts trial delays, layoffs at suburban courthouses Mar 23, 2015 8:44 PM
    Chief judges are starting to impose furloughs and delay trials at suburban courthouses in response to state funding running out for court reporters next week.

  • Dawn Patrol: Fatal hospital stabbing; snow hits the area Mar 23, 2015 7:41 AM
    Charges yet to be filed in fatal hospital stabbing; winter’s not done with us yet; state’s attorney pledges to fight hate crimes against suburban Sikhs; Aurora man who broke legs in Starved Rock fall could face charges; Kane public defender says ‘innocent man’ convicted in Geneva murder; Wisconsin earns trip to Sweet 16; Cubs, White Sox have work cut out for them

  • Kane public defender: ‘Innocent man’ convicted in Geneva murder Mar 22, 2015 4:36 PM
    Kelli Childress reflects on the guilty verdict against Shadwick King, her first loss in a murder trial as Kane County public defender, and Geneva's first murder since 1975. "I have no doubt in my mind an innocent man was convicted," she said.

  • Dawn Patrol: Hundreds in Dist. 214 refuse PARCC; FBI body-part raid details Mar 20, 2015 6:50 AM
    Hundreds of students refusing PARCC tests; affidavit details why FBI raided Rosemont body donation firm; College of DuPage board signs off on deal with PR firm; Farnham gets 8 years in prison for child porn; Pradel honored; Rauner meeting leaves mayors feeling better about income tax fund loss; March Madness tips off with upsets.

  • Communications division supervisors receive national certifications Mar 19, 2015 7:04 PM
    Communications Division Supervisors Bud Hicks and Brian Knop recently received their Emergency Number Professional certifications with the National Emergency Number Association. This certification shows that they are dedicated and knowledgeable in their field of expertise and committed to advancing the 911 service for all McHenry County residents.

  • Key witness in 2002 murder gets 20 years for McHenry gun safe theft Mar 19, 2015 5:49 PM
    A key witness in one of McHenry County's most notorious murder cases was sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing a gun safe. The testimony of Shane Lamb, 30, helped convict Mario Casciaro of murdering Brian Carrick over a drug debt in 2002. Casciaro was sentenced to 26 years in prison after a second murder trial in 2013; Carrick's body has not been found.

  • Trustee candidate says he was 'falsely accused' of marijuana possession Mar 19, 2015 5:59 AM
    A Fox River Grove village board candidate charged with two marijuana-related offenses claims he was “falsely accused." Christopher A. Russell, 20, was charged Feb. 7, with possession of marijuana between 2.5 to 10 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to court records. Russell is due back in court in April.

  • Dawn Patrol: Layoffs surprise U-46 union; Wauconda OKs 9/11 beam Mar 18, 2015 5:43 AM
    Suburban mayors protest Rauner cuts, learn they might lose funding sooner. Wauconda allows World Trade Center beam at proposed 9/11 memorial. U-46 teachers union president ‘surprised’ by high layoff numbers. Des Plaines aldermen postpone vote on funding Sayad’s defense. Woodridge man charged with hijacking, kidnapping woman and 2 kids. Lombard man gets 10 years for shooting ex-girlfriend’s mother. Buffalo Grove park upgrades on hold after state suspends grants. Geneva may not use paintballs on coyotes after all. Encouraging news on Bulls’ injury front.

  • Dawn Patrol: Geneva man found guilty of killing wife; Naperville bicyclist hurt Mar 19, 2015 12:21 PM
    Geneva man guilty of murdering wife, staging her death; Naperville bicyclist hurt; Gurnee shoppers sickened; services set for Libertyville war veteran; lawsuit seeks to stop Elgin Tower revamp; Mt. Prospect agency employee charged with sexual assault of teen; we knew Frank Kaminsky back at Benet.

  • Dawn Patrol: Fatal fire in Antioch Twp.; stabbing outside White Castle Mar 16, 2015 5:54 AM
    Antioch Township man killed in fire. Person stabbed in White Castle parking lot in Lake in the Hills. All about syrup in the suburbs. Undefeated Kentucky is the top NCAA seed. Short-handed Bulls fall to Thunder.

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