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  • One family displaced in apartment fire in Batavia

    BATAVIA – After the smoke detector started going off in her apartment at the Lorlyn of Batavia apartment complex Monday afternoon, Stephanie McGlennon ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Sycamore teens hurt in rollover crash

    DeKALB – Two Sycamore teenagers were injured, one critically, after the vehicle they were riding in left the road and struck a utility pole outside De ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • U.S. official urges allies to combat ISIL ideology

    KUWAIT CITY – The United States is pressing Arab nations and other allies to do more to counter the Islamic State group’s slick propaganda campaign, w ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Illinois farmers urged to be safe with ammonia

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Agriculture and the state's Fertilizer and Chemical Association are urging farmers and fertilizer dealers to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Obama goes to Wisconsin in bid to oust Gov. Walker

    MADISON, Wis. – President Barack Obama is making a rare appearance on the campaign trail just one week before Election Day in an effort to help a Demo ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Illinois governor candidates stump on jobs

    CHICAGO – Illinois' gubernatorial candidates are focusing on the economy, with Gov. Pat Quinn touting his jobs record and Republican Bruce Rauner stop ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • CTA proposes 2015 budget without fare hikes

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority has proposed a $1.4 billion budget for next year that doesn't carry any fare increases or service cuts.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Ex-lawmaker could change plea in child porn case

    CHICAGO – A former Illinois state representative is deciding whether to change his plea to guilty in a child pornography case.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Marines depart Afghan headquarters

    WASHINGTON – The Marines’ handover of Camp Leatherneck to the Afghans is more than a signal that America’s longest war is ending. It is a reminder tha ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • NSA surveillance limits: The focus turns to courts

    WASHINGTON – While Congress mulls how to curtail the NSA’s collection of Americans’ telephone records, impatient civil liberties groups are looking to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Man, 81, drives minivan into Buss Ford car dealership in McHenry

    McHENRY – A car dealership employee was taken to the hospital after an 81-year-old man drove his car through the back of the building Monday afternoon ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Olympic ice skater Gracie Gold visits Crystal Ice House

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Seven-year-old Abigail Jungles skated around the circle, mimicking a half turn demonstrated by Olympic ice skater Gracie Gold.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Lakemoor approves bonds to fund new Village Hall construction

    LAKEMOOR – The new Lakemoor Village Hall will be paid for using saved-up development fees, sales tax revenue and bonds, village officials said.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake considers banning e-cigarette use in public

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake’s proposed ban on electronic cigarette usage in public places has ignited some pushback.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Visit McHenry County to relocate in downtown Huntley

    HUNTLEY – McHenry County tourism officials think they’ve found a visible location in downtown Huntley that can highlight a multimillion dollar industr ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:42 pm
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