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  • Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

    There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Romney, Ryan reuniting at appearance in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan, are reuniting in Chicago in their first joint public appearan ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Record drought saps honey production in California

    LOS BANOS, Calif. – California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Leggee Elementary parents bemoan temporary classrooms

    HUNTLEY – Some Huntley parents during the School District 158 Board meeting Thursday bemoaned their fifth-graders' makeshift learning environment at L ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • One injured in accident involving school bus

    WOODSTOCK – One person was injured in an accident involving a school bus Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Holiday Hills trustees ask for own attorney

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Legal questions and cooperation issues have led some of Holiday Hills' trustees to ask for their own lawyer.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Cary Smoke Shop to be fined after tobacco violation

    CARY – Cary Smoke Shop will be fined a yet-to-be determined amount after it pleaded guilty Thursday to a tobacco license violation.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Roselle man admits to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A 22-year-old Roselle man admitted to sex crimes with a young girl and received three years behind bars.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • State wants to release mentally ill woman who killed mom

    WOODSTOCK – It’s been 13 years since Alice Bair was civilly committed but criminally acquitted for killing her mother, and prosecutors are fighting th ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Multiple car crashes slowed Route 176 traffic in Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Multiple car crashes slowed Thursday's rush-hour commute along Route 176 in Prairie Grove.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

    CINCINNATI – A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Associ ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Fall youth sports in McHenry to start in September

    McHENRY – Pee-wee flag football, basketball and T-ball programs will be starting in September.The Mc ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • McHenry sewer plant nominated for award

    McHENRY – The city of McHenry's south wastewater treatment plant has been nominated as one of the state's best operated wastewater plant by the Illino ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Education Department tries to ease testing worries

    WASHINGTON – Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Judge rejects Green Party lawsuit over ballot access

    Illinois Green Party candidates for statewide office – including Harvard attorney Scott Summers – likely will not appear on the Nov. 4 ballot after a ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:48 pm
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