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  • One injured in Fox Lake crash

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake firefighters took one person to an area hospital after a crash Tuesday morning that closed part of Route 12.
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 8:12 am
  • Scattered thunderstorms expected in McHenry County

    McHenry County could dry off a little Tuesday morning only to be hit with scattered thunderstorms later in the day, according to a hazardous weather o ...
    NEW: May 5, 2015 - 7:34 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 5; Arkansas Republican prepares for 2nd White House bid

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 5, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Wisconsin family's bike ride turns deadly as shooting erupts

    MENASHA, Wis. – The Stoffel family set out on a bike ride on a beautiful spring evening, the young Wisconsin couple and their three children pedaling ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Ferguson to pay Chicago area attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Just ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana approved for PTSD, osteoarthritis

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ new medical marijuana program would cover thousands, perhaps millions, more patients under expansive recommendations that an advis ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstructi ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • FBI had investigated accused Texas gunman for years

    WASHINGTON – Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring ca ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • A name for Britain’s new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON – It’s a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • GOP field grows: Longshots Fiorina, Carson launch their bids

    WASHINGTON – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson joined the rapidly expanding 2016 Republican presidential c ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • MCC students develop horticulture therapy program for Crystal Lake nursing home

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bags of soil are piled in a corner while wooden planks are stacked off to the side.Bu ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Gambling hearings bring expansion talks back into spotlight

    CHICAGO – With a budget deadline to attempt closing a roughly $6 billion shortfall weeks away, top Illinois leaders and lawmakers are putting the spot ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Former sheriff’s oversight forces county jail Navy contract re-vote

    WOODSTOCK – An oversight by the former county sheriff is forcing the McHenry County Board to reauthorize a contract to house military prisoners from G ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • McHenry County employers on paid sick leave amid Health Families Act

    If your job doesn’t offer paid time off for being sick, you’re far from alone.About 40 percent of th ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Colorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Sounding dazed in the hours after his arrest, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes asked detectives, "There weren't any chil ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:58 pm
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