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  • House fire kills man, infant son in Quincy

    QUINCY — A man and his infant son have died after a fire that heavily damaged a home in western Illinois.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Metra files reveal years of political patronage

    CHICAGO — Files documenting a lengthy history of political patronage hiring at the Chicago area's Metra commuter rail agency reveal that some of Illin ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Registration open for charity golf outing in Cary

    CARY – Interested participants can register for the nonprofit Cody's Canteen's annual June golf outing that benefits the child life department at Advo ...
    April 16, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Woodstock library closed Friday for reorganizing

    WOODSTOCK –The Woodstock Public Library will be closed Friday, April 18 while staff members reorganize the collection.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Performance at historic building to include fiddlers contest reenactment

    SPRING GROVE – Necktie socials, fiddlers contests and welcome home dances have been held at the 100-plus-years-old Old Town Hall.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Crystal Lake Easter egg hunt scheduled for April 19

    The Crystal Lake Park District will hold an Easter egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Raiders football field Lippold Park.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Man charged with Boston Marathon hoax due in court

    BOSTON – A man who authorities say was taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the ann ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • 292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

    SEOUL, South Korea – A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's souther ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

    BRUSSELS – NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the allian ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Gambling plans to be heard at Wednesday hearing

    CHICAGO – Expanding Illinois gambling only in Chicago will be a central issue during hearings on the legislation.
    April 16, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Huntley teen charged after crashing into townhouses

    HUNTLEY – A 17-year-old Huntley boy who crashed his vehicle into two townhouses was charged Tuesday with no valid driver’s license and failure to redu ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Shower efficiently to save water

    It’s not an easy habit to develop because we all love a good, long shower, but think of the numbers.
    April 16, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Immigration activists implore Obama to act boldly

    WASHINGTON – Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Plan for cell tower at Norge Ski Club debated

    FOX RIVER GROVE – About 100 feet from Violet Road is a stake in the ground with an orange ribbon.It ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Scott Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

    DANE, Wis. – Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
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