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  • Parents of ill boy fight extradition from Spain

    LONDON – The parents say they want to give their 5-year-old boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they lea ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants

    BAGHDAD – Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and com ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Three Americans detained in N. Korea call for U.S. help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea gave foreign media access Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their famili ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    MOSCOW – Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine’s sovereignty in exchange for autono ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for higher wages

    MILWAUKEE – President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” p ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Patients to start applying for marijuana

    SPRINGFIELD – One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinois residents will actually ask for per ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Study: Action-packed television shows may make you snack more

    CHICAGO – Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced televisio ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail

    CHICAGO – The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

    CHICAGO – Anyone in Illinois who’s turned on a television in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses- ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Garage ‘total loss’ after fire, fire official says

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A fire caused substantial damage to a garage and minor damage to a house Monday afternoon.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Wrongful death lawsuit targets The Broken Oar

    WOODSTOCK – The family of a man killed in car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in McHenry County against the bar that sold alcohol to his driv ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Maxwell: Centennial closing festival draws near

    The year-long Crystal Lake centennial celebration is coming to a close.The closing festival will be ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • MCC eyes architect for expansion

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College leaders are starting anew on expansion plans and are close to selecting an architectural firm to lead the way.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Families head outdoors for holiday weekend as weather holds

    Their chairs lined up along the trout pond of Lake Julian, Janet and Bob Joesel of Fox River Grove watched their son and grandson try to catch dinner.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

    DECATUR – The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington. Dismay over ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 8:05 pm
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