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  • Three states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

    WASHINGTON – Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those s ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Border deaths drop to 15-year low

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants tu ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Gary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildings

    GARY, Ind. – The two-bedroom home in Gary’s Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring ’20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled wit ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Illinois sets up Ebola task force

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois has formed a task force to advise on responding to the Ebola virus.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Cheaper fuel helps United's third quarter profit take off

    CHICAGO – United Airlines appears to be hitting its stride after struggling to make a 2010 merger pay off.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Judge questions $75 million NCAA concussion settlement

    CHICAGO – The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

    CHICAGO – A new railroad overpass in Chicago is helping untangle the worst choke point in the nation’s rail network, speeding up passenger service and ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Lisa Madigan's decree prompts officials to rethink vote-counting

    SPRINGFIELD – With less than two weeks until Illinois’ high-stakes elections, an attorney general opinion has some officials rethinking vote-counting ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Lemonade Brigade raising money for deputies shot in Holiday Hills, suspect's family

    McHENRY –The dining room table of Aubrey Hennig’s home is covered in donations of raffle items, lemonade mix and stacks of cups.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • South tops Central in FVC crossover title match

    The in FVC crossover title match Thursday in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake South beat Crystal Lake Central, 25-19, 25-21.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Pit bull attacks mail carrier in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A mail carrier on Thursday was attacked by a pit bull, the Carpentersville Police Department said.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • MCCD course to cover native plants, home gardens

    RINGWOOD –A daylong course at Glacial Park will take the mystery out of using native plants in home gardens.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Senate Bill 16, Illinois school funding formula topic of Algonquin forum

    ALGONQUIN – Two local General Assembly members will host a forum next week to raise awareness about a controversial overhaul of the school funding for ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Woodstock approves city, deputy clerks

    WOODSTOCK – The city has new record keepers after Woodstock City Council members this week unanimously approved two appointees to serve as clerk and d ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County schools talk sexting, social media, online bullying

    After more than a dozen presentations at Woodstock High School this year on social media and sexting, police officer Jeremy Mortimer knows the point w ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
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