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  • Basketball event aims to help sick children

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A pickup game Saturday at McHenry County College could help provide a major pick-me-up for a child with a life-threatening illness.
    July 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • House, Senate advance competing border proposals

    WASHINGTON – At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thou ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Nazi war crimes suspect dies as extradition OK’d

    PHILADELPHIA – An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking record

    INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • U.S. officials, lawmakers clash over Iraq policy

    WASHINGTON – Senior U.S. officials and lawmakers butted heads Wednesday over the American response to Iraq’s expanding Sunni insurgency, with Republic ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • More McHenry County and state residents learning beekeeping

    WOODSTOCK – Don Burda doesn't go to meetings of the Northern Illinois Beekeepers Association anymore. Too crowded.
    July 24, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Algonquin police deputy chief to retire

    ALGONQUIN – Deputy Police Chief Steven Kuzynowski is set to retire Oct. 31, the village of Algonquin announced in a news release.
    July 24, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Alleged cocaine dealers nabbed in Harvard, Walworth County

    WOODSTOCK – Two alleged cocaine dealers were nabbed in a multi-jurisdiction drug bust that crossed the Wisconsin border and netted a couple hundred gr ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Proposed budget for McHenry library saves up for future repairs

    McHENRY – With several projects wrapping up, the McHenry Public Library is focusing on saving to cover future repairs on the 40-plus-year-old building ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • State lawmaker: Concealed carry law 'complicated'

    SPRINGFIELD — A state senator said the law he helped push through that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is too tough on gun owners ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Lake in the Hills looking for extended time care staff

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's parks and recreation department is accepting applications for its Extended Time Care Program, according to a news re ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Stopping deadly oil train fires: New rules planned

    WASHINGTON — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older ta ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for July 23, 2014

    • A global positioning system was taken from an unlocked vehicle Monday, July 7, from the 300 block of Starwoods Pass.
    July 23, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Quinn signs legislation to combat flooding

    OAK LAWN — Gov. Pat Quinn has approved legislation aimed at tackling flooding around Illinois and protecting drinking water.
    July 23, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • Emails raise questions of politics in 2010 program

    CHICAGO — Emails turned over to a legislative panel have raised questions about the role of politics in Gov. Pat Quinn's defunct anti-violence program ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:22 am
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