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  • Stowaway teen forces review of airport security

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hour ...
    April 22, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Hebron's search for operator complicated by 'negative publicity'

    HEBRON – Trustees on Monday authorized Village President John Jacobson and a trustee to find an interim sewer operator, a task so far made difficult b ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • Dog park sponsorship means membership rates will fall

    McHENRY – Dog park membership fees will be slashed next season with advertising dollars keeping the park self-sustaining.
    April 21, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • District 47 approves new teachers' union contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake School District 47 Board unanimously voted for a new contract with its teachers' union Monday, but not without some re ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as hi ...
    April 21, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police to host drug disposal event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department will host a prescription drug disposal event Saturday at its headquarters.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • French horn group to perform at MCC

    An area French horn ensemble, the Cor Corps, has scheduled a concert to encourage others to learn about the group.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Health Dept. offers communicable disease testing

    Woodstock Ill. – In recognition of April’s National Public Health Week, the McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is offering free confidential o ...
    April 21, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • U.S. weighs curbing deportations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who don't have ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • MCCD hosts program on nature apps

    RINGWOOD – A slew of apps help navigate trails, identify bird; trees, insect and stars; and find fishing spots.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Woman accused in babies' deaths appears in court

    PROVO, Utah — Prosecutors have been granted more time to determine what charges to file against a Utah woman accused of killing six of her babies and ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Quinn's taxes show little change from year before

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn has released 2013 income tax returns showing he earned roughly the same as previous years and donated a little more to charit ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Residents prepare for Utica tornado anniversary

    UTICA — Residents in north-central Illinois on Monday were marking the 10th anniversary of a devastating tornado by honoring the eight people killed i ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

    BOSTON — With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Stro ...
    April 21, 2014 - 1:35 pm
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