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  • Bull Valley police commander saves baby owl

    BULL VALLEY – Jim Page made sure he had a plastic box handy when he got a call Monday from a homeowner about a baby great horned owl that fell out of ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Reader-submitted lunar eclipse photos

    Photos of Tuesday morning's lunar eclipse, submitted by readers. ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Chicago-only casino option at issue in hearing

    SPRINGIFELD, Ill. (AP) — The option of expanding Illinois gambling only in Chicago will be a central issue during an all-day hearing on legislation.
    April 15, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for April 15, 2014

    • A 17-year-old Carpentersville girl was charged Monday, April 7, with battery.• Steven M. Sparkman, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Many questions about mom accused in infant deaths

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Investigators are reconstructing a mysterious decade from Megan Huntsman's life as they try to figure out how she concealed seve ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for April 15, 2014

    • Tiffini D. Rexroat, 22, 1947 Cary Road, Algonquin, was charged Monday, April 7, with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influ ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    DAYTON, Ohio – On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • The Land Conservancy offers free amphibian hike

    Ever wondered where frogs, turtles and salamanders come from? The public is invited to a free event on April 19th to help The Land Conservancy of McHe ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Centegra Auxiliary hosts 11th annual Mad Hatters Luncheon

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The Centegra Health System Auxiliary encourages women to wear a hat for women’s health in McHenry County during the 11th annual Mad Hat ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • 5 Things to Know about Tax Day

    The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three p ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Brush pick-up starts Monday in McHenry

    McHENRY –Brush pick-up will begin Monday.A wood chipper will go door-to-door for residential proper ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Prosecutor accuses Pistorius at end of questioning

    PRETORIA, South Africa — Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted T ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Cemetery workers endured brutal winter

    CHAMPAIGN — When a blizzard shut down schools, government agencies and businesses across the state on Jan. 6, Patrick Lewis and two assistants were on ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short

    PERTH, Australia — A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the o ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:33 am
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