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  • USDA: Illinois corn harvest continues lagging

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois' corn harvest continues to lag at a pace roughly one-quarter of the average over the previous five years, according to th ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • No serious injuries after Crystal Lake crash involving bicyclist

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no major injuries Tuesday after a reported crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle in Crystal Lake, police said.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Illinois State trooper's heated outburst at DeKalb checkpoint caught on video

    DeKALB – A local driver recorded an Illinois State trooper’s outburst when he questioned the authority of police to stop him at a roadside safety chec ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner differ over ‘common sense’ on guns

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner both endorse what they call “common sense” in gun laws, but disagree over what that mean ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Pathologist in Quincy murder case's work at issue

    ST. LOUIS – A pathologist who failed to pinpoint why a former Illinois prosecutor's first wife died in 2006 has had her work discredited in other deat ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off

    A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dr ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Those changing health law numbers

    WASHINGTON – Call it health care law numerology.The Obama administration has had to revise and refin ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Illinois officials working on girl's burial

    WAUKEGAN – Illinois officials are working to bury an 11-year-old Waukegan girl who died after police said she was punched in the stomach.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • NTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash

    NEW CASTLE, Del. – An independent federal agency is casting a wide net as it investigates the cause of a bus crash that killed two passengers and inju ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

    WASHINGTON – Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling th ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Clarification

    A story that ran on Page A4 of the Sept. 16 edition requires clarification. While the Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 19, rac ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Pentagon: U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, exp ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • League of Women Voters of McHenry County to host candidate forums

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County voters likely will only get to witness candidates from the County Board and a state House district square off in forums ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • District 157, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 5-year deal

    RICHMOND – A tentative agreement has been reached between District 157 and its teachers union.The fi ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Islamic State militants kill, capture Iraqi troops

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
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