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  • Lawyer: Farnham talking about possible deal

    CHICAGO — A lawyer for a former Illinois state representative charged with child pornography has told a federal judge his client is talking with prose ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • McHenry police reports for July 10, 2014

    • Joseph C. Girard, 37, 32176 Allegheny Way, Lakemoor, was charged Wednesday, May 14, with retail theft.
    July 10, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Fiedorowicz to hold autograph session

    MCHENRY — C.J. Fiedorowicz, drafted in May by the Houston Texans, will be signing autographs Saturday in McHenry before he's due back in Texas for tra ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Former Richmond, Hebron police officer charged with misconduct

    RICHMOND – A former nine-year veteran of the Hebron Police Department has been charged with official misconduct, possession of a stolen firearm and bu ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Harvard High School in second phase of face-lift

    HARVARD –It's been more than 20 years since Harvard High School received substantial work and nearly a century since it was built.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • District 156 reevaluates assistant principal positions

    McHENRY – With both McHenry West High School assistant principal positions open, the District 156 school board is considering cutting the cost of thos ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:49 am
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    July 10, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Hotel employee accused of setting fire on job

    NAUVOO – A western Illinois woman is accused of setting fire to a hotel where she was working.The Qu ...
    July 10, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Art in the Park event planned for McHenry

    McHENRY – Crafts and community history will be on display at McHenry's upcoming Art in the Park festival.
    July 10, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • Winter hard on some of Illinois' wheat crop

    TOLONO – As Illinois farmers work their way through the winter wheat harvest, many are finding the harsh winter was tough on their crops.
    July 10, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • 4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting

    SPRING, Texas (AP) — A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sa ...
    July 10, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Obama aims to shift border crisis political debate

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Faced with a potentially awkward scene at the Texas-Mexico border, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate o ...
    July 10, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Group: 5,000 same-sex marriages in Illinois

    CHICAGO (AP) — A survey indicates thousands of same-sex couples are marrying in Illinois.In a news r ...
    July 10, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Border surge overwhelming, officials tell Congress

    WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government’s abilit ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Judge hearing lawsuit wants info on Daley health

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge wants lawyers for Richard M. Daley to explain the medical reason the former Chicago mayor shouldn't testify at the trial ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:15 pm
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