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  • Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

    NEW YORK – The government’s latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw she ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

    WASHINGTON – For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughte ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Judge asks pointed questions in gay marriage case

    DENVER – A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Little government response to Boston Marathon bombing a year later

    BOSTON – A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in respo ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

    PARIS – Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy ind ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Russia, Ukraine agree to tentative deal to calm tensions

    GENEVA – In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border afte ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking South Korea ferry

    MOKPO, South Korea – The captain of a doomed ferry delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparatio ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Boy who died in pond identified

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 15-year-old Crystal Lake boy who died Thursday night after being rescued from a pond was identified by the McHenry County Coroner Fri ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Fox River Grove plans balanced operating budget

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is planning a $3.8 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Huntley man taken to hospital after falling from ladder

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was taken to the hospital after falling off a ladder Thursday afternoon, a fire official said.
    April 18, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • Three arrested following marijuana seizure

    UNION – Two Union residents and a Barrington man were arrested following the seizure of six pounds of marijuana.
    April 18, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • U.S. condemns leaflets demanding Jews in Ukraine must register

    WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:18 pm
  • Classes to focus on safe help of wildlife babies

    RINGWOOD – Spring babies are on their way.Two separate but simultaneous McHenry County Conservation ...
    April 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • MCCD plans guided hikes

    Three guided hikes will crisscross McHenry County conservation areas on the lookout for birds and other local wildlife.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:19 am
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