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  • Community gathers to help Lake in the Hills man paralyzed in swimming accident

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Braxton Larocco was paralyzed from the chest down in a swimming accident in July, his father, Bruce, remained by his side, wh ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Prairie Ridge falls to Lakes in first round of playoffs

    The Class 6A first round playoff matchup between Prairie Ridge and Lakes Friday in Lake Villa. Prairie Ridge lost to Lakes, 38-14.
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Crash at Randall-Algonquin roads intersection at Lake in the Hills-Algonquin border

    ALGONQUIN – A 22-year-old Lake in the Hills man was charged with failure to yield after a crash at Algonquin and Randall roads, the Algonquin Police D ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • McCullom Lake soldier mom gives kids surprise Halloween homecoming reunion (with video)

    McHENRY – Fourth-grader Leah Hiller got a not-so-scary surprise this Halloween. A mysterious person ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket explodes in Mojave Desert, killing pilot, officials say

    MOJAVE, Calif. — A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday during a test flight, killing a pilot aboard and seriously injuring another wh ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • U.S. military sexual-assault survey draws complaints that its explicit

    WASHINGTON — Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundred ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Cary planning a small increase in tax levy

    CARY – Village Board members are leaning toward an increase in the property tax levy that only covers new growth.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Pipeline work to close road in Prairie Grove subdivision

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A portion of Lakewood Drive will be closed for pipeline work starting Monday.Enbridg ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:02 pm
  • Former Algonquin man accused of double homicide in parents' shooting blasts attorneys

    WOODSTOCK – Against the advice of his attorney, and warnings from the judge, a former Algonquin man facing a possible life sentence on double homicide ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Psych evaluation set for Holiday Hills man in McHenry County shooting

    WOODSTOCK – An independent psychological evaluation was ordered by the defense team for the man accused of ambushing and wounding two Sheriff's deputi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant gets 45 years for sex crimes with young boy

    WOODSTOCK – A once well-regarded Sheriff's sergeant admitted to sex crimes with a young boy, bringing to an end a crime prosecutors called "despicable ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

    MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when " ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse in Maine

    FORT KENT, Maine — Kaci Hickox can travel unrestricted after a Maine judge rejected the state's bid to limit her movements as a medical worker who has ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Former Northwestern University researcher settles research grant fraud suit

    CHICAGO — A former Northwestern University cancer research physician will pay nearly a half-million dollars to settle claims of federal research grant ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Champaign veteran with PTSD gets 10 years for shooting wife in 2012

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — A Champaign military veteran who experts say suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he shot his wife has been sentenced to ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:28 am
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