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  • Topinka reports $125,000 in Illinois income

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka reported $125,000 in income last year and paid about $20,000 in state and federal taxes.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Inmate charged in Rockford lawyer's 2008 death

    ROCKFORD – Murder charges were announced Wednesday against the one-time client of a Rockford attorney who was fatally shot while clearing snow from hi ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • First bids for Huntley High School expansion under budget

    HUNTLEY – The initial set of construction bids on the long-awaited expansion to Huntley High School, totaling $15.12 million, have come in slightly un ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • District 12 business club tallies up awards

    JOHNSBURG – Sitting down for an interview would have been a terrifying thing for Nick Pease a couple of years ago.
    April 16, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Sorenson found guilty of armed robbery

    WOODSTOCK – After an hour of deliberation, jurors Wednesday returned a guilty verdict for a 2012 armed robbery.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Lake in the Hills American Legion to hold fish fry

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Sons of the American Post 1231 have scheduled a fish fry for Friday.Cost for ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Lake Shore Drive reopened after suspicious package

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police investigating a suspicious package on Chicago's famed Lake Shore Drive have reopened the roadway.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON (AP) — Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpac ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

    OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are trumpeting $600 million in new competitiv ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Ringwood restaurant to temporarily close after fire

    RINGWOOD – The Rusty Nail Saloon re-opened just one day after a fire Wednesday caused about $30,000 in damage.
    April 17, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Crystal Lake enters into new aggregation contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents will once again have a chance to pay for power through an aggregation program after city officials approved a ne ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Board: More 'pizzazz' needed in Cary apartment plan

    CARY – Village Board members said they want to see a more upscale plan for a potential apartment complex.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Students flock to McHenry County Ag Expo

    WOODSTOCK – Students from all over McHenry County got a chance to get out of the classroom this week and step into the world of farming.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:48 pm
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