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  • Alabama lawmaker to file resolution to impeach Gov. Robert Bentley

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A Republican Alabama lawmaker said Tuesday that he is filing an impeachment resolution against GOP Gov. Robert Bentley in the wake ...
    April 5, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Woodstock looking to sell abandoned 1860s house in downtown historic district

    WOODSTOCK – The city is looking to sell an abandoned property it acquired at 315 W. Judd St. that has been a nuisance to neighbors for years, city off ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Donald Trump proposes funding wall by cutting off remittances

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants ...
    April 5, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer wants investigation into gun that looks like a phone

    NEW YORK – U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Monday called on the federal Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ...
    April 4, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • ShopFresh grocery store taking over Wisted's Supermarket in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A new grocery store is coming to Woodstock in the former Piggly Wiggly-owned Wisted’s Supermarket, which had been closed for less than two ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • McHenry County Board will tackle transportation votes Tuesday

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will vote Tuesday whether to approve the building of a roundabout north of Woodstock, and allocate funding for ro ...
    April 4, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Marengo City Council to vote on higher water sewer bills

    MARENGO – At its next meeting, the Marengo City Council is set to vote on a proposal for increases in the water sewer bills for fiscal 2016-17.
    April 3, 2016 - 8:06 am
  • Crystal Lake will see video gambling if compromise ordinance passes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council could reverse its ban on video gambling under a compromise proposal offered by local businesses that want the machines ...
    April 2, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Justices asked to rule that racial bias trumps jury secrecy

    WASHINGTON – The American jury room is a bit like Las Vegas: What happens there is supposed to stay there.
    April 2, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Bill seeks warning labels on Illinois medical pot products

    SPRINGFIELD – Medical marijuana in Illinois would be required to carry warning labels about possible side effects under a bill proposed by a Republica ...
    April 2, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Woodstock City Council OKs $12,000 to assess Old Courthouse windows

    WOODSTOCK – The Old Courthouse and Sheriff's House, built in 1857, stand as a centerpiece of Woodstock's Square.
    April 3, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Lake in the Hills could raise video gaming fees for businesses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village will consider raising its annual fee for businesses with video gaming terminals from $100 a machine to $500 a machine, ...
    April 1, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • McHenry County sign ordinance looser after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

    WOODSTOCK – The ordinance governing land use for McHenry County’s unincorporated areas now contains much looser sign regulations to reflect a U.S. Sup ...
    April 3, 2016 - 11:40 pm
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