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  • Fifth DUI nets Wonder Lake man 5 1/2 years in prison

    WOODSTOCK – A judge on Thursday sentenced a Wonder Lake man who was convicted of his fifth DUI to 5 1/2 years in prison.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Obama chides GOP for opposing his agenda

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama ridiculed congressional Republicans on Thursday, accusing them of doing little more than opposing his agen ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Bleacher battle argued in front of appellate court

    ELGIN – The legal battle over a $1.18 million bleacher expansion at Crystal Lake South High School continued to the appellate court Thursday where att ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Polar Vortex to make a return next week

    Despite it being July, jackets may be in order next week as an essence of the dreaded "Polar Vortex" is expected to come through the Chicago area.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Colorado clerk OK'd to give gay marriage licenses

    DENVER — A county clerk in a liberal Colorado college town can keep issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in defiance of the state's gay-marri ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • District 158 to add 3,000 devices this school year

    ALGONQUIN — Recently recognized for its 1:1 program, School District 158 is looking forward to a technology expansion set to provide devices to all ki ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Springfield man sues after denied gun ID card

    SPRINGFIELD — A Springfield man is suing the Illinois State Police, saying the agency is taking too long to review his appeal of their denial of his F ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents

    SPRING, Texas — Officials say a gunman dressed as a parcel delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home and shot her dea ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Lawyer: Farnham talking about possible deal

    CHICAGO — A lawyer for a former Illinois state representative charged with child pornography has told a federal judge his client is talking with prose ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • McHenry police reports for July 10, 2014

    • Joseph C. Girard, 37, 32176 Allegheny Way, Lakemoor, was charged Wednesday, May 14, with retail theft.
    July 10, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Fiedorowicz to hold autograph session

    MCHENRY — C.J. Fiedorowicz, drafted in May by the Houston Texans, will be signing autographs Saturday in McHenry before he's due back in Texas for tra ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Former Richmond, Hebron police officer charged with misconduct

    RICHMOND – A former nine-year veteran of the Hebron Police Department has been charged with official misconduct, possession of a stolen firearm and bu ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Harvard High School in second phase of face-lift

    HARVARD –It's been more than 20 years since Harvard High School received substantial work and nearly a century since it was built.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • District 156 reevaluates assistant principal positions

    McHENRY – With both McHenry West High School assistant principal positions open, the District 156 school board is considering cutting the cost of thos ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
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    July 10, 2014 - 10:55 am
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