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  • Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

    PARIS – Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global st ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    INDIANOLA, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sun ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named Miss America on Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a New Yorker has walke ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

    LONDON – Now it’s Britain’s turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded – like t ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Rauner’s schools plan raises eyebrows

    SPRINGFIELD – Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Congressional candidate's residency under scrutiny

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois congressional candidate Ann Callis' previous out-of-state residence has come under scrutiny, with a published report Sunday say ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Cop and suspect injured in shooting, incident

    CHICAGO – A man was shot and injured by Chicago police after an officer was struck with a car, officials said Sunday.
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • 2 Chicago area schools named for Obama family

    PARK FOREST – Two schools in Chicago’s south suburbs will be renamed after the first family, officials said.
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • CPS to lay off 476 custodians by month’s end

    CHICAGO – Chicago Public School officials plan to lay off 476 custodians, a district spokeswoman said Saturday.
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Event to raise money for March of Dimes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The area’s top chefs will serve their best dishes at a fundraiser for the March of Dimes.
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition recognizes eight residents this year

    McHENRY – Eight residents of the McHenry area were recognized for their volunteer work by the McHenry Area Character Counts Coalition this year.
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Child car seat check scheduled at Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire station

    The Algonquin and the Lake in the Hills Police Departments, along with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, have scheduled a chil ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • On the Record With ... Evelyn Crabtree

    At age 89, Evelyn Crabtree is both an artist and her own art critic.A good chunk of her room at East ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Marengo to penalize holdouts on water meter project with fines, shutoffs

    MARENGO – City officials could fine or even shutoff water to the few hundred holdouts who haven’t allowed the city access to their homes to upgrade de ...
    NEW: Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake celebrates 100 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Wielding balloon swords, the three Bress kids investigated the police car parked with its lights flashing at Crystal Lake's final cente ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 7:22 pm
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