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  • Crash at Randall-Algonquin roads intersection at Lake in the Hills-Algonquin border

    ALGONQUIN — Emergency personnel were called at 5:12 p.m. Friday for an accident at the intersection of Randall Road and Algonquin Road at the Algonqui ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 31, 2014 - 7:14 pm
  • McCullom Lake soldier mom gives kids surprise Halloween homecoming reunion (with video)

    McHENRY – Fourth-grader Leah Hiller got a not-so-scary surprise this Halloween. A mysterious person ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket explodes in Mojave Desert, killing pilot, officials say

    MOJAVE, Calif. — A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another wh ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • U.S. military sexual-assault survey draws complaints that its explicit

    WASHINGTON — Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundred ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Cary planning a small increase in tax levy

    CARY – Village Board members are leaning toward an increase in the property tax levy that only covers new growth.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Pipeline work to close road in Prairie Grove subdivision

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A portion of Lakewood Drive will be closed for pipeline work starting Monday.Enbridg ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:02 pm
  • Former Algonquin man accused of double homicide in parents' shooting blasts attorneys

    WOODSTOCK – Against the advice of his attorney, and warnings from the judge, a former Algonquin man facing a possible life sentence on double homicide ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Psych evaluation set for Holiday Hills man in McHenry County shooting

    WOODSTOCK – An independent psychological evaluation was ordered by the defense team for the man accused of ambushing and wounding two Sheriff's deputi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant gets 45 years for sex crimes with young boy

    WOODSTOCK – A once well-regarded Sheriff's sergeant admitted to sex crimes with a young boy, bringing to an end a crime prosecutors called "despicable ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:02 pm
  • Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

    MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when " ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse in Maine

    FORT KENT, Maine — Kaci Hickox can travel unrestricted after a Maine judge rejected the state's bid to limit her movements as a medical worker who has ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Former Northwestern University researcher settles research grant fraud suit

    CHICAGO — A former Northwestern University cancer research physician will pay nearly a half-million dollars to settle claims of federal research grant ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Champaign veteran with PTSD gets 10 years for shooting wife in 2012

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — A Champaign military veteran who experts say suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he shot his wife has been sentenced to ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Off-duty Chicago police officer beaten, robbed

    CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer has been hospitalized with serious injuries after he was beaten and robbed while off duty.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Prairie Grove School District 46 board to hear options on HVAC improvements

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The options Consolidated School District 46 has for addressing stifling classrooms will be laid out at an upcoming special school boar ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:12 am
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