Belvidere Veterans Drop In Center Opens
Boone County is home to more than thirty five hundred veterans and all of them have a new spot in Belvidere to meet up, swap stories, and learn about their military benefits.
Friday Dec 6
Huntley Blotter: Man Arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of Firearm
November 26, 2013 Ronald E. Kus, age 34, of 12210 Baker Terrace, Woodstock, IL was arrested for driving while license suspended, possession of a suspended driver's license and loud exhaust.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Find Christmas Tree Farms in Chicago Suburbs
Tree Farm: Puckerville Farms Hours of Operation: Open for the season on Nov. 29 and open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Dec. 24. Location: 13332 Bell Rd Lemont, IL 60439 Details: Choose from the great selection of Fraser Firs ranging from 4 feet to 12 feet tall.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Belvidere Gang Unit Increasing Presence
The Stateline's Integrity Task Force is investigating an officer involved shooting after police tell us a Boone County Sheriff's Deputy shot one of four murder suspects Saturday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
10 Million Vehicles Expected on Tollways Over Holidays
The Illinois Tollway anticipates approximately 10 million vehicles will use one of Chicago's tollways this Thanksgiving holiday, which begins Wednesday, Nov. 27, and ends Monday, Dec. 2, according to a Illinois Tollway press release.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Efforts to Collect Spare Change for Tornado Relief
Kirstin Roush says after two days of seeing pictures of the devastation and rubble left behind from the tornados in Washington, she had to help.
Comfort Dogs on the go in Belvidere
Emergency personnel scour Tornado ravaged central Illinois, as they check on people who may have been stuck in the twister's ravenous path.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
SNAP Cuts: 456,000 Washington Kids Affected
How will the $5 billion cut to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program affect Washington? According to a breakdown by the Stateline, the daily news service of the Pew Charitable Trust, the impacts will be as devastating as you'd expect.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Belvidere Gang Member Sentenced for Shooting
Boone County State's Attorney Michelle Courier announced that 18-year-old Pedro Sanchez of Belvidere pled guilty has been sentenced to 16 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Overnight News Digest
The US says it has agreed the text of a bilateral security agreement with Afghan officials.
National Public Radio
Food Stamp Cuts Leave Rural Areas, And Their Grocers, Reeling
The recent cuts in federal food benefits may be felt most in rural areas and the grocery stores that serve them.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Corrosion Blamed in Fatal Plant Blast
Stress corrosion cracking and a lack of inspections likely caused the fatal explosion at an Illinois manufacturing plant in 2009, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has concluded.
Tornado Warning Issued for Northwest McHenry County; Tornado Watch for Rest of County
17, 2013 The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Tornado Warning for Northwestern McHenry County and East Central Boone County until 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. At 9:33 a.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located five miles northeast of Belvidere and moving northeast at 50 mph.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press
A McHenry County judge says the 2002 murder of a suburban Chicago teenager "destroyed two good families."
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Parade Honors Veterans Day in Belvidere
The parade led to a rifle squad ceremony at the State Street Bridge. Memorial wreaths were then thrown into the water.