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  • Judge awards $10M to school over collapsed mine

    GILLESPIE – An Illinois school district has been awarded nearly $10 million in a lawsuit against Union Pacific Railroad after claiming a collapsed min ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers push plan for police cameras

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Illinois lawmakers on Thursday pushed for a hike in traffic and other fines to raise money for police body cameras and dashboard cam ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:36 pm
  • Man convicted in Illinois killing spree faces Mo. trial

    ST. LOUIS – A man already serving life sentences in Illinois for six killings in 2008 will face trial in Missouri on charges that he killed an Arkansa ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:35 pm
  • U. of Illinois trustees won't hire anti-Israel professor

    URBANA – University of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • McHenry County sheriff candidate questions opponent's judgment over former campaign manager

    The criminal record of the former campaign manager for McHenry County Sheriff candidate Bill Prim casts a pall on what he would do if elected, Prim’s ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • 2 Woodstock residents charged with burglarizing Crystal Lake church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Woodstock residents were charged with breaking into and stealing from a Crystal Lake church, police said.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Powers-Walker House up for McHenry County historic landmark designation

    RINGWOOD – The Powers-Walker House was a quiet place to go for Gus Weinreis. The Round Lake residen ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Crystal Lake Centennial celebration finale set for Sunday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After a year of events celebrating 100 years of history, Crystal Lake is set to close out its first century.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Traffic shifts in McHenry construction corridor

    McHENRY – Traffic along Routes 120 and 31 in McHenry shifted onto the newly constructed lanes Thursday, according to an alert from the project enginee ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Algonquin police, fire officials receive student thanks on Sept. 11 anniversary

    ALGONQUIN – “Dear police officers, I want to tell how important you are.” Algonquin Deputy Police C ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Watch The Huddle, Week 3 picks

    Who did we pick for Week 3 in the prep football scene? Watch to find out. More from "The Huddle" We ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake drowning victim to be remembered at 5K fundraiser

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 15-year-old Crystal Lake boy who died five months ago will be remembered with smiles during a Sunday fundraiser in his honor.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • What's next for Oakwood Hills Village Board in wake of resignations

    OAKWOOD HILLS – The resignations of three Oakwood Hills leaders, including the village president, has left a plethora of political possibilities for t ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • 'It's Our River' Algonquin cleanup scheduled for Sept. 20

    ALGONQUIN – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and the village of Algonquin are sponsoring the seventh annual “It’s Our River Day” celebrat ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Bands announced for Cary Main Street Fest

    CARY – The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 11 bands that will perform as part of the inaugural Cary Main Street Fest.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:20 am
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