WOODSTOCK â A McHenry man was described a "career criminal" and "frequent flyer" just before being sentenced Thursday to a double-digit prison term for burglary.
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McHENRY â A McHenry child care center lost its license after an Illinois Department of Children and Family Services investigation uncovered numerous violations, including repeated instances when facility leaders failed to screen staff and cared for more children than law allows, state officials said.
ALGONQUIN â Towne Park, which has been closed since fall 2012, is now open to the public for the summer season, according to the village.
CRYSTAL LAKE âÂ A Crystal Lake anesthesiologist will be embarking on a medical mission trip to Guatemala, the latest in a series of trips to Panama, Haiti and Niger made over nearly two decades.
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WOODSTOCK â A civil lawsuit seeking more than $1 million in damages from a Marengo funeral home has been dismissed in McHenry County court.
CRYSTAL LAKE â The McHenry County unemployment rate dropped a little more than a percentage point in April from a year ago, as rates fell in every metro area throughout Illinois for the 14th consecutive month, a state agency announced Thursday.
PRAIRIE GROVE â A 35-year-old Lake in the Hills man was taken to an area hospital after a vehicle struck him while he was riding his bike Thursday, police said.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) â Gov. Bruce Rauner is paying the hefty salary of his new education secretary from the budget of the state human services agency, where he recommended millions of dollars in cuts to programs aimed at dealing with autism, epilepsy and burials for the indigent, according to records that the Chicago Sun-Times obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.
CHICAGO â A former Chicago police detective is suing to get his job back after being fired for posing in a photograph with another officer holding rifles over an unidentified black man lying on a floor and wearing deer antlers.
WONDER LAKE â The Wonder Lake Fire Protection District will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the fire station, 4300 E. Wonder Lake Road.
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CRYSTAL LAKE â A cable wakeboard park will not be opening at Three Oaks Recreation Area this summer as originally planned, one of its developers said.
SPRINGFIELD â Illinois Democrats agreed to give some of Republican Gov. Bruce Raunerâs priority reforms a platform Wednesday but still voted them down in an exercise that could further fuel a politically charged standoff extending into the summer.