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  • D-158 students perform comedy this weekend

    HUNTLEY – District 158 students on Friday and Saturday will perform "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," which features a cartoonish blend of Robin ...
    July 31, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • McHenry resident wins $1 million in Illinois Lottery

    McHENRY – A McHenry resident is a million dollars richer after recently getting lucky with an Illinois Lottery scratch-off ticket.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Remains in Illinois shed are a woman from Decatur

    ROCHESTER — Police say human remains found inside a shed in Rochester are those of a 43-year-old woman from Decatur.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Traffic on I-90 slowed due to vehicle fire

    Traffic on I-90 near Elgin has been significantly slowed due to a vehicle fire that has since been extinguished, according to the Illinois State Polic ...
    July 31, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Greece to help 'hundreds' of Chinese leave Libya

    ATHENS, Greece — With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around t ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 41 dead

    MALIN, India — Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an enti ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Woodstock police reports for July 31, 2014

    • Nathan G. Connell, 20, 357 S. Tryon St., Woodstock, was charged Tuesday, June 10, with consumption of alcohol by a minor and obstructing identificat ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Iron Justice run will benefit 4-year-old Huntley boy

    WOODSTOCK – A local motorcycle group is raising money to put a service dog by the side of a Huntley boy who has autism.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Congress OKs VA, highway bills; no action on border measure

    WASHINGTON — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Chicago ordinance requires permits for pot shops

    CHICAGO — Chicago aldermen have approved an ordinance requiring medical marijuana retailers to obtain a special use permit before setting up a shop.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Additional charges filed in alleged Woodstock sexual assault

    WOODSTOCK – Additional charges were filed against a man who police say took a Woodstock girl from her home and sexually assaulted her.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds 2011 union law

    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, spar ...
    July 31, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Music director fired over same-sex marriage plans

    INVERNESS – The longtime music director at a suburban Chicago Roman Catholic church says he was fired after posting on social media plans to marry his ...
    July 31, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • State Fair grandstand won't be fixed for opening

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Fair officials say repairs to the grandstand roof won't be done by the time the fair opens next week, but the grandstand ...
    July 31, 2014 - 8:45 am
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