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  • Judge questions $75 million NCAA concussion settlement

    CHICAGO – The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms a ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

    CHICAGO – A new railroad overpass in Chicago is helping untangle the worst choke point in the nation’s rail network, speeding up passenger service and ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Lisa Madigan's decree prompts officials to rethink vote-counting

    SPRINGFIELD – With less than two weeks until Illinois’ high-stakes elections, an attorney general opinion has some officials rethinking vote-counting ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Lemonade Brigade raising money for deputies shot in Holiday Hills, suspect's family

    McHENRY –The dining room table of Aubrey Hennig’s home is covered in donations of raffle items, lemonade mix and stacks of cups.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • South tops Central in FVC crossover title match

    The in FVC crossover title match Thursday in Crystal Lake. Crystal Lake South beat Crystal Lake Central, 25-19, 25-21.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Pit bull attacks mail carrier in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A mail carrier on Thursday was attacked by a pit bull, the Carpentersville Police Department said.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • MCCD course to cover native plants, home gardens

    RINGWOOD –A daylong course at Glacial Park will take the mystery out of using native plants in home gardens.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Senate Bill 16, Illinois school funding formula topic of Algonquin forum

    ALGONQUIN – Two local General Assembly members will host a forum next week to raise awareness about a controversial overhaul of the school funding for ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Woodstock approves city, deputy clerks

    WOODSTOCK – The city has new record keepers after Woodstock City Council members this week unanimously approved two appointees to serve as clerk and d ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County schools talk sexting, social media, online bullying

    After more than a dozen presentations at Woodstock High School this year on social media and sexting, police officer Jeremy Mortimer knows the point w ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Races for governor carry 2016 presidential campaign implications

    WASHINGTON — Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    PARIS — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passp ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Lake in the Hills hotel feasible, site near Huntley hospital also possible, study says

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A new hotel development could be feasible and supported in the area, according to a report prepared for village officials.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County Board rejection of health care grant sparks concern, anger

    WOODSTOCK – Local health officials warn a decision by the McHenry County Board to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to help insure people und ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:01 am
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