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  • Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing, police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    BOSTON – Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that co ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Chicago-only casino option faces criticism, opposition

    SPRINGIFELD – An Illinois lawmaker’s proposal to expand gambling in Chicago, but not the rest of the state, will be the focus of a day of hearings tha ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Crystal Lake approves $91 million budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake City Council approved a $91 million budget Tuesday that closely resembles last year's annual spending plan.
    April 16, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Woodstock City Council approves $29.5 million budget

    WOODSTOCK –The City Council on Tuesday approved Woodstock's $29.5 million budget, a plan for fiscal 2014-15 that takes advantage of a favorable marke ...
    April 16, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Zinke asks for partial recount of Sheriff's election results

    WOODSTOCK – Undersheriff Andy Zinke officially has asked the McHenry County clerk for a partial recount of ballots from the March 18 primary election.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Former girlfriend: surveillance photo was Crystal Lake man

    WOODSTOCK – The former girlfriend of Eric Sorenson took one look at a surveillance photo believed to be the Crystal Lake man – gun in hand, standing a ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Video: Elvis impersonator Travis Morris

    Watch this video of Elvis impersonator Travis Morris perform in Johnsburg. ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 37

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County med ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration la ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Bull Valley police commander saves baby owl

    BULL VALLEY – Jim Page made sure he had a plastic box handy when he got a call Monday from a homeowner about a baby great horned owl that fell out of ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Reader-submitted lunar eclipse photos

    Photos of Tuesday morning's lunar eclipse, submitted by readers. ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Chicago-only casino option at issue in hearing

    SPRINGIFELD, Ill. (AP) — The option of expanding Illinois gambling only in Chicago will be a central issue during an all-day hearing on legislation.
    April 15, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for April 15, 2014

    • A 17-year-old Carpentersville girl was charged Monday, April 7, with battery.• Steven M. Sparkman, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:40 pm
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