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  • Illinois warns insurers of discrimination ban

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois regulators issued a reminder to health insurers that it is illegal to deny coverage to someone because they are transgender, dr ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Lawsuit against Quinn back in court in October

    CHICAGO – A legal battle between an anti-patronage lawyer and Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration will return to federal court less than two weeks before ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

    BERWYN – Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund schools af ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • The 66th annual McHenry County Fair

    The 66th annual McHenry County Fair preparation. ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • Crystal Lake police planning National Night Out activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents can experience a different interaction with their local police Tuesday as the Crystal Lake Police Department wil ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Mental Health Board to maintain local agency spending levels

    The McHenry County Mental Health Board is maintaining its funding levels for its client agencies next year despite yet another decline in tax revenue.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack "Obamacare," a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that s ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant po ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Proposed power plant developers want more time

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Developers for a proposed $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills want a continuation until October to address resident concerns, de ...
    July 30, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Monarchs, praying mantis topics of upcoming MCCD programs

    Kids will examine the body parts, behaviors and the egg cases of praying mantis before journeying outside in search of the insect.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Car ends up in trench in Crystal Lake, no injuries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – No serious injuries were sustained Tuesday after a vehicle drove into a shallow trench in front of a Crystal Lake residence, according ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Added security coming to D-300 high schools

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A new alert system that uses strobe lights and audio messages to alert students and staff of lockdown situations will soon be added ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Court documents: Murder victim shot 2 years before she was found

    WOODSTOCK – William J. Ross on Tuesday made his first courtroom appearance since being charged with first-degree murder, more than six months after a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • US: New sanctions on Russia could come Tuesday

    WASHINGTON — The White House says the United States could impose additional economic sanctions on Russia as soon as Tuesday.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:54 am
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