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  • Wonder Lake looks ahead to water system improvements

    WONDER LAKE – Improvements being considered in Wonder Lake would address water pressure problems in parts of the village, its village president said.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Assessment publications enter final stretch

    Property owners in two McHenry County townships have about one more week to appeal their assessments if they so choose.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Pearl Street to close to eastbound traffic

    McHENRY – Pearl Street will be closed to eastbound traffic for about one week as the roadway is reconstructed.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • 13 escape Tenn. youth center despite new security

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Security upgrades at a troubled youth detention center in Nashville were not enough to prevent 13 teenagers from escaping Friday, t ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
  • U.S. struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

    BEIRUT – The U.S. is struggling to counter anger among the Syrian opposition, where many believe that the air campaign against extremists in the count ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Help wanted: Free lawyers to represent immigrant children

    LOS ANGELES – Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don’t have lawyers ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies at 73

    CLEVELAND – James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expel ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
  • Iran-six power talks turn into mostly Iran-U.S. show

    UNITED NATIONS – First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one – the United States.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Illinois governor hopeful Bruce Rauner visits Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Tucked away in a shopping center, behind a store window covered in campaign signs, Bruce Rauner rallied the troops.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Truck hits college softball team's bus, killing 4

    DAVIS, Okla. – A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team's bus, killing f ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Ex-Sen. Roland Burris an issue in Chicago trial

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a fed ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers

    CHICAGO – The nation's air travel system began to slowly recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic co ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Johnsburg beats Richmond-Burton, 35-13

    The high school football game between Johnsburg and Richmond-Burton on Friday, September 26, 2014 in Johnsburg. Johnsburg beat Richmond-Burton, 35-13.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • U.S.-led strikes hit IS group as coalition grows

    BEIRUT – American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists i ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Freed Nigerian schoolgirl comes home

    JOHANNESBURG – The first of Nigeria’s kidnapped “Chibok girls” to make it home after being released by her Islamic extremist captors spent a tortured ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
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