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  • Undersheriff says police shooting of Wonder Lake woman was justified

    WONDER LAKE – A woman remains in intensive care recovering from a gunshot wound to the neck and two deputies were placed on paid leave as part of norm ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Wisconsin train crash injures 2 people, spills oil

    SLINGER, Wis. – A Canadian National Railway Co. train struck another freight train as it rolled through a small village in southeastern Wisconsin, cau ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Black-and-white stripes are the new orange

    SAGINAW, Mich. – A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Chicago sets up affordable housing task force

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says a task force has been created in an effort to increase the number of affordable housing units in th ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • 1 dead, 3 injured after Washington Park shooting

    WASHINGTON PARK – Police say one man is dead and three other people were injured during a shooting outside a Washington Park nightclub.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians an ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Woodstock siblings prepare for All-American Soap Box Derby

    WOODSTOCK – There’s something about the band playing its way down that hill.Every year, moments befo ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District chipping at large to-do list

    WOODSTOCK – The walkways at three campsites, restrooms at a Wonder Lake conservation area and sections of the Prairie Trail are next on a lengthy to-d ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools

    CHICAGO – Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools – their health may also benefit, a study suggest ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • On The Record With ... Rebecca Vieyra

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After helping her students at Cary-Grove High School reach for the figurative stars, Rebecca Vieyra now has an opportunity to work with ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • McHenry wraps up Fiesta Days with parade

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The British are coming! The McHenry Fiesta Days Parade made its way down Green Street Sunday afternoon with an heir of royalty in tow. ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Bodies from downed Malaysian plane piled in boxcars in Ukraine

    TOREZ, Ukraine – Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Weather could aid efforts to combat Washington wildfire

    WINTHROP, Wash. – Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle f ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner use jobs claims as campaign weapons

    CHAMPAIGN – Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner have both sought to use the state's jobs situation as a political weapon.
    July 20, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Detroit seeing upgrades ahead of bankruptcy trial

    DETROIT – Detroit neighborhoods are being relit, its vacant homes are being sold off or torn down, its public transportation is cleaner and more often ...
    July 20, 2014 - 11:29 pm
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