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  • Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • McSweeney, Duffy oppose Oakwood Hills power plant

    OAKWOOD HILLS – State Rep. David McSweeney and state Sen. Dan Duffy have joined the growing movement against a $450 million power plant proposed for O ...
    July 31, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • TLS Veterans hosting car show

    WOODSTOCK –TLS Veterans are putting on a car show in August to benefit homeless veterans.The Benefi ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • McHenry County prepares kids for new school year

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Five-year-old Lydia Fletcher of Woodstock jumped wildly Wednesday afternoon, brandishing multicolored fabric in the air — an exercise m ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Suspect in Las Vegas crime spree describes mayhem

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman accused in a Las Vegas crime spree described to police how she stabbed a woman with a screwdriver during a violent string of ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

    WASHINGTON — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    WASHINGTON — A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the comput ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

    BAGHDAD — European airlines and a Dubai-based carrier are rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution amid fears that militants wit ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Harvard police supervisor attends missing children training

    HARVARD –A Harvard police supervisor has a better understanding of the issues surrounding missing and sexually exploited children after he attended a ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Azek decking - For lasting outdoor style at Hines Supply in Crystal Lake, IL

    Azek cellular PVC decking is engineered to make your life outdoors easier, more fun, and with a touch of elegance.
    July 30, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • New business activity slated for Harvard

    HARVARD – Activity for two new businesses will soon begin in Harvard, and the Economic Development Corporation executive director has hopes for more t ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Poll: Americans wary of border-crossing children

    SAN DIEGO – Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and m ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Police search for trucker after fatal I-70 wreck

    TROY – Illinois State Police are searching for a tractor-trailer driver who they say drove off after being involved in an accident that left another m ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

    JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip – Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killi ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions

    MOSCOW – Russia blasted the West's new economic sanctions on Wednesday, accusing the U.S. of being "prosecutorial" in its drive to impose penalties on ...
    July 30, 2014 - 9:38 am
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