• States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

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  • Cullerton son charged with sexual battery in Tenn.

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A son of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton has been charged with sexual battery after allegedly groping a woman in a Tennessee ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Fox River Grove bans phosphorous in most fertilizers

    FOX RIVER GROVE – As a way of educating residents about the effects of phosphorous on the water stream, the village has decided to ban the use of phos ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Opposition to new Cary apartments still fighting

    CARY – Even though the Village Board has given its blessing to a proposed apartment complex at First and Pearl streets, there is still an active campa ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Indy police: Bump may have set off shooting of 7

    INDIANAPOLIS – A shooting in a bar-hopping Indianapolis neighborhood that injured seven people may have been set off by two people bumping into each o ...
    July 6, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Congressional candidate to hold McHenry town hall

    Dennis Anderson, the Democratic candidate for the 14th Congressional District, is holding a town hall meeting next week in McHenry.
    July 3, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Oberweis seeks 7 statewide debates with Durbin

    State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, Republican nominee for U.S. Senate released a statement Tuesday challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • County Board approves committee leadership change, board appointments

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board replaced the leaders of its Human Resources Committee and two vacancies on the Mental Health Board.
    July 2, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Cary to seek bids for electric supply

    CARY – Village staff plans to go out for bid on its next contract for Cary's municipal aggregation electricity supply.
    July 2, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • County Board puts sheriff on defense on jail contract costs

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren advised the County Board not to act in haste when its decade-old contract to house federal inmates at ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Report: Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has been struggling to clear up data discrepancies that could potentially jeopardize coverage for millions under ...
    July 1, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Algonquin board to consider road survey

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    June 30, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • County Board sets down UDO review process

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will review the Unified Development Ordinance over two meetings before a likely August vote.
    July 1, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in contraception case

    WASHINGTON – A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in Pr ...
    July 1, 2014 - 12:12 am
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    WASHINGTON – The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Cap ...
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