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  • McHenry County Board of Health expected to choose new department leader

    The McHenry County Board of Health is expected to select one of two finalists to fill the health department's top slot.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

    FORT LEE, Va. – A soldier has died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters in Virginia.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens U.S.

    ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT – Gen. Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

    CHICAGO – A taxicab industry spokeswoman says Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed legislation that would've given customers some protection in the emer ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • State police investigate Carpentersville man's death

    CARPENTERSVILLE – State police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Carpentersville man who died after he was taken to a hospital following a ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Heat Index could reach 100 this afternoon

    A mild summer will turn quite warm today, according to a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Mike’s Deck Center - a new division of Hines Outdoor Living

    Mike French knows decking. He knows it so well that he opened his decking center during the height of the Great Recession. The business has thrived fo ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

    CHICAGO – Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.Delaying th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Union man dies in morning car vs. bus crash

    UNION – Investigators are trying to determine why a Union man crossed the centerline Monday morning and collided with a school bus in a crash that app ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Fire officials: Man pulled from Lake Michigan

    EVANSTON, Ill. — Evanston fire authorities say an elderly man has been pulled from Lake Michigan in critical condition.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:20 am
  • 4 found dead in water off South Florida coast

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Officials are still trying to determine the identities of four men whose bodie ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:18 am
  • Suspect detained deadly California crime spree

    LOS ANGELES — Capping a daylong search, a suspect in a series of shootings that killed three peo ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:16 am
  • Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

    WASHINGTON – Taxes? Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day?But if you count on your tax ref ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Israel leader tries to link Hamas, Iraq extremists

    JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister is trying to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist’s beheading by the Islamic State extremist ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine – To shouts of “Fascists!” and “Hang them from a tree!” captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel str ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:22 pm
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