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  • McHenry resident wins $1 million in Illinois Lottery

    MCHENRY – A McHenry resident is a million dollars richer after recently getting lucky with an Illinois Lottery scratch off ticket.
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attac ...
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Remains in Illinois shed are a woman from Decatur

    ROCHESTER — Police say human remains found inside a shed in Rochester are those of a 43-year-old woman from Decatur.
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Traffic on I-90 slowed due to vehicle fire

    Traffic on I-90 near Elgin has been significantly slowed due to a vehicle fire that has since been extinguished, according to the Illinois State Polic ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Greece to help 'hundreds' of Chinese leave Libya

    ATHENS, Greece — With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around t ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 41 dead

    MALIN, India — Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an enti ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Woodstock police reports for July 31, 2014

    • Nathan G. Connell, 20, 357 S. Tryon St., Woodstock, was charged Tuesday, June 10, with consumption of alcohol by a minor and obstructing identificat ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Iron Justice run will benefit 4-year-old Huntley boy

    WOODSTOCK — A local motorcycle group is raising money to put a service dog by the side of a Huntley boy who has autism.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Congress races to finish veterans, highway bills

    WASHINGTON — Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the troubled Veterans Affairs Department and a ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Chicago mayor defends welcoming immigrant kids

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says bringing to Chicago some 1,000 immigrant children who have fled Central America is simply the right thing to ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Chicago ordinance requires permits for pot shops

    CHICAGO — Chicago aldermen have approved an ordinance requiring medical marijuana retailers to obtain a special use permit before setting up a shop.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Additional charges filed in alleged Woodstock sexual assault

    WOODSTOCK – Additional charges were filed against a man who police say took a Woodstock girl from her home and sexually assaulted her.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, spar ...
    July 31, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • U.S. jobless aid applications rise to 302,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels.
    July 31, 2014 - 8:47 am
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