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  • Activists: ISIS may have some warplanes

    BAGHDAD – Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying the warplanes in Syria with the ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Body camera use concerns Illinois police officers

    CHICAGO – State lawmakers crafting legislation that would govern the use of body cameras by police officers got a glimpse Friday of a complicated deba ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • World Health Organization says it botched Ebola response

    LONDON – In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • McHenry County Historical Society hosts fall festival this weekend

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Historical Society invites residents to visit the original Seneca Township Hall, built in 1885, on Saturday and Sunday ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Environmental Defenders welcome volunteers for restoration project

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are looking for volunteers to help with a restoration project Saturday, as part of nation ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Ringwood earmarks video gaming dollars for public works equipment

    RINGWOOD – The money the village of Ringwood earns from video gaming will go toward the public works department, the Village Board decided unanimously ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Woodstock community project creates new city park

    WOODSTOCK – Gigi Carlson and her students from a District 200 specialty program returned from an international competition in Germany two years ago wi ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Illinois unemployment falls again, to 6.6 percent

    CHICAGO — The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment in the state continued to drop in September, falling to 6.6 percent.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Ebola risk 'remains low' in city

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the risk of Ebola "remains low" for the city's residents, but efforts to prepare for the virus are underway ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Governor Pat Quinn: Bill Clinton expected in Illinois next week

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn says former President Bill Clinton is coming to Illinois next week.Quinn is ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Peoria cemetery hopes 5K race, actors draw new customers in Illinois

    PEORIA (AP) — A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people burie ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Woodstock kindergartners get homemade pumpkin patch

    WOODSTOCK – In preparation for a photo, kindergartner Emmit Graham used both arms to scoop up a pile of red, yellow and orange leaves before flinging ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois housing board approves Cary Pedcor apartment tax credits

    CHICAGO – A planned apartment complex in Cary now has the necessary tax credits to make the project financially feasible.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Police: Holiday Hills shooting suspect had ballistic vest, outside surveillance; rifle found

    WOODSTOCK – Police believe Scott B. Peters was wearing a military style helmet and a ballistic vest when he allegedly fired a semiautomatic rifle at s ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • McHenry fundraiser planned for Collier House

    McHENRY – A fundraiser is planned to raise money for Collier House, a cabin in Wyoming.Collier House ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:27 am
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