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The McHenry County Board passed a Pride Month proclamation on Tuesday. But it was watered down from an earlier proposed proclamation.

‘This is not a moment of pride for anybody’: McHenry County Board scales back Pride Month resolution

The McHenry County Board recognized June as Pride Month, albeit with a scaled-back version of a proclamation.

Dominick Taylor

Man sentenced to 50 years for killing disabled nephew

A former Bloomingdale man who strangled his blind nephew has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Dominick Taylor, 54, pleaded guilty in February to one count of first-...

Lake County Sheriff John D. Idleburg receives a briefing from Marine Unit Sgt. Ari Briskman on a new vessel being used to patrol Lake Michigan.

‘This could have ended in disaster’: Sheriff’s Marine Unit rescues teens adrift in Lake Michigan

Two teens who were paddle boarding and adrift in Lake Michigan with no life vests or phone were rescued Wednesday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit

National Weather Service predicts hazardous weather this evening

The national weather service predicts hazardous weather in the coming hours that could include heavy downpours accompanied by damaging winds.

Senior hurdler David Kendziera is ready at the starting line during the NCAA preliminaries in May.

Timing is everything: Prospect graduate David Kendziera hopes to earn a return trip to the Olympics

Athletes like David Kendziera typically have some amazing feats that portended their success at the highest levels of their sport. Tales such as easily beating kids twic...

Buckingham Fountain closed after vandals dye water red, pro-Palestinian graffiti found

Buckingham Fountain in Chicago is closed after an apparent act of vandalism in which the water was dyed red and pro-Palestinian graffiti was found.

Elgin police are using social media, yard signs and neighborhood walk and talks to dissuade people from illegally setting off fireworks as the Fourth of July holiday approaches.

‘Let the professionals handle it’: Elgin police reminding residents that fireworks are dangerous and prohibited

With the Fourth of July holiday on the horizon, Elgin police are ramping up their annual education and enforcement efforts to curb the use of illegal fireworks. “We’re tr...

The Lake County state’s attorney’s office confirmed late Thursday a “possible change of plea” from the Highwood man charged with fatally shooting seven people and injuring nearly 50 others during Highland Park’s Independence Day parade on July 4, 2022.

Possible change of plea in July 4 Highland Park shooting, Lake County state’s attorney’s office says

A spokeswoman from the Lake County state’s attorney’s office confirmed “a possible change of plea” from the Highwood man charged with fatally shooting seven people and injuring dozens of others during a 2022 Independence Day parade in Highland Park.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

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