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  • Illinois man recreating Lincoln funeral train car

    ELGIN – To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination next year, an Illinois man is constructing a full-size replica of t ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Chicago man accused in drunken beating of mother

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man is accused of slamming his mother’s head into a sidewalk after she tried to grab his car keys in an attempt to keep him from d ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Chicago’s shared bikes will be used in triathlon

    CHICAGO – No bicycle? No problem.Chicago officials said 100 people will complete the cycling portion ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Quinn promotes autism awareness at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez are promoting autism awareness.The two Illi ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • White pelicans migrating through Illinois

    UTICA – Bird watchers are having a field day as American white pelicans make their annual migration through Illinois.
    April 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Pope poses for ‘selfies’ after Palm Sunday homily

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter’s Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a rema ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Area dealers support car sales ban on Sundays; report says it should go

    WOODSTOCK – Jack Cronan remembers when car dealerships used to be open on Sundays. “I missed the fam ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Challenger leagues call for ‘buddies’

    McHenry County’s two avenues for special needs little leaguers are asking for a few more buddies to help in the field and along the base paths.
    April 14, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Tough tax votes loom in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Faced with an expected $3 billion budget hole from an expiring income tax increase, Illinois lawmakers are grappling with whether to rai ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine’s east

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Turning to force to try to restore its authority in the vital industrial east, Ukraine’s government announced Sunday it was sending ...
    April 13, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • On The Record With ... Andrea Wells

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Andrea Wells went from scanning merchandise at Costco to maintaining some of the world’s most advanced jets on an aircraft carrier in t ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • McHenry Rotary offering academic scholarships

    McHENRY –The Rotary Club of McHenry is offering three $3,000 academic scholarships this spring.Grad ...
    April 13, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Pet vaccination, microchipping event set for April 26

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pets have a better chance of being reunited with families if they have a microchip for quick identification and a current rabies vaccin ...
    April 13, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Climate panel says emissions rising, avoids blame

    BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and w ...
    April 13, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Uniformed men occupy Donetsk police HQ

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Men in the uniforms of Ukraine’s now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk, the eastern city that ...
    April 13, 2014 - 12:31 am
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