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  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    INDIANOLA, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sun ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named Miss America on Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a New Yorker has walke ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

    LONDON – Now it’s Britain’s turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded – like t ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Rauner’s schools plan raises eyebrows

    SPRINGFIELD – Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Congressional candidate's residency under scrutiny

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois congressional candidate Ann Callis' previous out-of-state residence has come under scrutiny, with a published report Sunday say ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Cop and suspect injured in shooting, incident

    CHICAGO – A man was shot and injured by Chicago police after an officer was struck with a car, officials said Sunday.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • 2 Chicago area schools named for Obama family

    PARK FOREST – Two schools in Chicago’s south suburbs will be renamed after the first family, officials said.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • CPS to lay off 476 custodians by month’s end

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public School officials plan to lay off 476 custodians, a district spokeswoman said Saturday.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake event to raise money for March of Dimes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The area’s top chefs will serve their best dishes at a fundraiser for the March of Dimes.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition recognizes eight residents this year

    McHENRY – Eight residents of the McHenry area were recognized for their volunteer work by the McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition this year.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Child car seat check scheduled at Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire station

    The Algonquin and the Lake in the Hills Police Departments, along with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, have scheduled a chil ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • On the Record With ... Evelyn Crabtree

    At age 89, Evelyn Crabtree is both an artist and her own art critic.A good chunk of her room at East ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Marengo to penalize holdouts on water meter project with fines, shutoffs

    MARENGO – City officials could fine or even shutoff water to the few hundred holdouts who haven’t allowed the city access to their homes to upgrade de ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake celebrates 100 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Wielding balloon swords, the three Bress kids investigated the police car parked with its lights flashing at Crystal Lake's final cente ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with DUI after car vs. motorcycle crash

    A Crystal Lake man was charged with driving under the influence and improper lane usage after his car crashed into a motorcycle on Saturday evening in ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:19 pm
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