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  • McHenry County Grand Jury indictments for July 25, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office. The charges are allegati ...
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Not guilty verdict on former District 200 teacher's battery charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former District 200 teacher was acquitted on all charges that he inappropriately touched two of his students on the rear end.
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Man, 18, charged in child death held without bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has ordered an 18-year-old charged in the shooting death of an 11-year-old held without bond.
    NEW: July 25, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Lunch benefits Special Olympic Illinois athletes

    CRYSTAL LAKE — When Brent Kampert was 10, he remembers watching Michael Jordan in action, wanting someday to try basketball himself.
    UPDATED: July 25, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    MISSION, Texas — Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • House to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK

    WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained com ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • Harvard library hosting Lincoln exhibit

    HARVARD – If the box office circa 2012 wasn't proof enough, a traveling Abraham Lincoln library exhibit – perched in Harvard for the next six weeks – ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Bigger Russian artillery moving into Ukraine soon

    WASHINGTON — The movement of Russian heavy caliber artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is "imminent", the Pentagon said Friday, saying Ru ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went do ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    MOSCOW — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Emerald ash borer found in central Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Agriculture says the destructive emerald ash borer has been found in two central Illinois counties.
    July 25, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Public meeting planned for Algonquin Fox River corridor plan

    ALGONQUIN – A public kick-off meeting is planned for the village's Fox River Corridor Plan.Algonquin ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Jacobson enters plea deal for reckless driving charge

    WALWORTH, Wisc. — Hebron village president John Jacobson on Wednesday entered a plea of no contest to an amended charge of reckless driving to resolve ...
    UPDATED: July 25, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    PARIS – French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials sa ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • FGM Law in Marengo, IL is going strong after 50 years and still counting!

    Herb Franks grew up on a dairy farm in Marengo, Illinois. Even as a young man, as he worked early and long hours, he knew he wanted more out of life.
    July 25, 2014 - 10:39 am
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