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  • 3rd annual Red Run in Algonquin planned for Aug. 9

    ALGONQUIN – Organizers are planning the third annual Red Run to continue to raise money and awareness to end child sex trafficking.
    July 21, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Hopkins settles pelvic exam suits for $190 million

    BALTIMORE — Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed a ...
    July 21, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

    SPOKANE, Wash. — Calmer winds and cooler temperatures are allowing firefighters to go on the offensive against a giant wildfire burning in Washington ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Train with plane crash bodies leaves rebel town

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — A refrigerated train bearing the bodies of many of the 298 people killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane disaster pulled away Monday ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands – It is no longer only grief and mourning sweeping across the Netherlands in the aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the prob ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Undersheriff says police shooting of Wonder Lake woman was justified

    WONDER LAKE – A woman remains in intensive care recovering from a gunshot wound to the neck and two deputies were placed on paid leave as part of norm ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Wisconsin train crash injures 2 people, spills oil

    SLINGER, Wis. – A Canadian National Railway Co. train struck another freight train as it rolled through a small village in southeastern Wisconsin, cau ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Black-and-white stripes are the new orange

    SAGINAW, Mich. – A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Chicago sets up affordable housing task force

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says a task force has been created in an effort to increase the number of affordable housing units in th ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • 1 dead, 3 injured after Washington Park shooting

    WASHINGTON PARK – Police say one man is dead and three other people were injured during a shooting outside a Washington Park nightclub.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians an ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Woodstock siblings prepare for All-American Soap Box Derby

    WOODSTOCK – There’s something about the band playing its way down that hill.Every year, moments befo ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District chipping at large to-do list

    WOODSTOCK – The walkways at three campsites, restrooms at a Wonder Lake conservation area and sections of the Prairie Trail are next on a lengthy to-d ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools

    CHICAGO – Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools – their health may also benefit, a study suggest ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
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