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Winner of $7M McHenry VFW Queen of Hearts jackpot wants anonymity
The day after theMcHenry VFW's $7 million Queen of Hearts drawing, the hall is crowded once again, but this time for the weekly bingo game. The bingo jackpots are quite a bit less than the $7 million on the line Tuesday night for the Queen of Hearts drawing.
Algonquin Woman Charge With Drug-Induced Homicide
CARY, IL — Bail has been set at $250,000 for a 23-year-old Algonquin woman accused if providing heroin and febtanyl tbag killed a 45-year-old Cary man earlier this year. Paige Hoover is charged with three counts of drug-induced homicide in connection with Peter A. Fonte's death. She remains in custo
‘He needs to have an awakening.’ Man gets prison for crash that killed coworker, friend
ELKHORNThere are two major reasons Taran Q. Raczka is still alive today, his lawyer reasoned.The first: His daughter was born just months after he crashed a car in 2014 and killed his passenger, coworker and friend, Jeffrey Bonsall.
Disgraced Former Police Commander Jon Burge Dies: Reports
Jon Burge, the former police commander at the center of dozens of cases of police brutality and torture resulting in several multimillion-dollar settlements, died Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
3 Shot, Including 16-Month-Old and Teenager, in South Loop
It was unclear how many people were shot, but they are all female, authorities said. The incident occurred sometime after 9 p.m. near South State Street and Cermak Road.
Beef Shack restaurant wants to open in Huntley
Beef Shack, a fast-food chain based in St. Charles that specializes in cheesy beef sandwiches, is looking to expand its reach into the village of Huntley, pending approval from the Plan Commission and Village Board.
Crystal Lake, Cary Job Postings: Accountant, Bus Driver
Staff AccountantFull TimePosted by Sequoia AutomaticClick here for more information and to apply!School Bus Driver- $17.50/hrPart TimePosted by Durham School ServicesClick here for more information and to apply!Toddler Teacher/AssistantFull TimePosted by Creative Learning Montessori SchoolClick here
💸 Bills upon bills: The 20 worst deadbeat parents of Illinois
A "deadbeat" parent is classified as those who owe $5,000 or more in past-due child support.These are the 20 parents that owe the most in past-due child support accumulated under an Illinois court or an administrative support order pursuant to Section 12-12.1 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.Source:I
New Illinois Law Allows Doctors To Switch Opioid Prescriptions For Medical Marijuana - The Ring of Fire Network
A recently-passed law in the state of Illinois is going to give doctors in the state the freedom needed to switch patientsfrom opioid painkillers to medical marijuana, a move the state hopes will help combat the opioid epidemic and thousands of opioid deaths the state has witnessed. Studies have con
Winner to be drawn Tuesday for $7M McHenry VFW Queen of Hearts jackpot
One way or another, someone will be the winner of the McHenry Queen of Hearts drawing Tuesday night.McHENRY, Ill. (WLS) --One way or another, someone will be the winner of the McHenry Queen of Hearts drawing Tuesday night.There have been many weeks where no one drew the winning card. So Tuesday, the
Ex-Marine admits killing 2 suburban Chicago girls
A judge sentenced Jorge Torrez, 30, to 100 years in prison under a plea deal with prosecutors for the fatal stabbings of 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias on Mother's Day 2005 at the Beulah Park Forest Preserve in Zion, near the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.
Man Sought For Retail Theft At Palatine Walmart: Police
PALATINE, IL — The Palatine Police Department is asking for your help in identifying the pictured unknown retail theft offender they said went into the Palatine Walmart between 9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Sept. 13 and stole $1,400 worth of hoverboards and other items. Police said the offender left the
MD Trains Next Phase - Crystal Lake, IL Patch
My name is Matt Drennan. My wife, Lynn, and I operate MD Trains, a model train hobby business. After talking extensively over the last several months, we have decided to expand the business to include a physical location. The plan is to start a pop up store for the holiday season and we have found
West Chicago Murder Case: Teens Plead Not Guilty
WEST CHICAGO, IL — Four teens who stand trial for the murder of a West Chicago man they allegedly set on fire, stabbed, and ran over with a car have pleaded not guilty. Francisco Alvarado, Jesus Correa, and Saul Ruiz, all 18, of West Chicago, along with Tia Brewer, 16, of Wheaton, could face life in
Tonight someone will win the $7 million McHenry VFW raffle
MCHENRY, Ill. -- McHenry VFW's popular Queen of Hearts raffle will come to end Tuesday night, and someone will become $7 million richer.
Champaign Toast: A Look Back at the 2012 Penn State vs. Illinois Game
The 2012 Penn State football team will forever be remembered in the rich history of the program. In late September of that season, the Nittany Lions visited Illinois to open up conference play, but this game was like none before. After the NCAA sanctions were levied that July, one of the major ramif
Coroner IDs pedestrian struck while crossing Randall Road in Crystal Lake
An autopsy revealed Reigart died from blunt force injuries of the head, chest and abdomen, McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski said in the news release sent Monday.
Report: Illinois’ larger cities aren't best for job hunters
The best place in Illinois to find work isn't Chicago but suburban St. Charles, according to a new analysis.Financial site WalletHublooked at 121 Illinois citiesand graded them on 16 key indicators of labor-market health. That includes employment growth, median monthly starting salary, unemployment
Man struck by truck, then car, killed in Crystal Lake
At 12:36 a.m., the 38-year-old was crossing Randall Road near Angela Lane when he was struck by a Toyota Tacoma that was being driven north by a 27-year-old Crystal Lake resident, according to Crystal Lake police.
Judge Throws Out Conviction in Illinois Student’s Death
This undated photo provided by the Jackson County Sheriffs Office in Murphysboro, Ill., shows Gaege Bethune. A Jackson County judge vacated Bethune’s first-degree murder conviction Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in the 2014 death of Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese. A jury had convicte