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  • Crystal Lake man tied to residential, vehicle burglaries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man has been arrested in connection with several residential and vehicle burglaries.
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • 89-year-old cited for stealing neighbor's flowers

    HARVARD – Being 89 years old brings cheap breakfast and the best recliner at family get-togethers. I ...
    NEW: July 30, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Marengo firefighter quits after funds went missing

    MARENGO – A Marengo Fire Rescue lieutenant resigned on Tuesday after he was caught taking $6,700 from the volunteer fire department's non-profit organ ...
    UPDATED: July 30, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  • Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senat ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Fed offers no clearer hint on first rate increase

    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • McSweeney, Duffy oppose Oakwood Hills power plant

    OAKWOOD HILLS – State Rep. David McSweeney and state Sen. Dan Duffy have joined the growing movement against a $450 million power plant proposed for O ...
    UPDATED: July 30, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • TLS Veterans hosting car show

    WOODSTOCK – TLS Veterans are putting on a car show in August to benefit homeless veterans.The Benefi ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • McHenry County prepares kids for new school year

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Five-year-old Lydia Fletcher of Woodstock jumped wildly Wednesday afternoon, brandishing multicolored fabric in the air — an exercise m ...
    UPDATED: July 30, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

    CHICAGO — Illinois is placing tight restrictions on a new hepatitis C drug that costs $1,000 per pill. Medicaid patients must meet 25 criteria and get ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Suspect in Las Vegas crime spree describes mayhem

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman accused in a Las Vegas crime spree described to police how she stabbed a woman with a screwdriver during a violent string of ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

    WASHINGTON — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    WASHINGTON — A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the comput ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

    BAGHDAD — European airlines and a Dubai-based carrier are rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution amid fears that militants wit ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Pipe bomb found in downtown Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD — Federal agencies are investigating after a pipe bomb was found outside a downtown Springfield restaurant.
    July 30, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Harvard police supervisor attends missing children training

    HARVARD – A Harvard police supervisor has a better understanding of the issues surrounding missing and sexually exploited children after he attended a ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:16 pm
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