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  • Volunteer for Cosler's Cary mayoral campaign registers name of mayor's business

    CARY – A campaign volunteer for Cary mayoral candidate Jim Cosler said she wanted to hold Mayor Mark Kownick accountable for not registering his busin ...
    NEW: March 23, 2017 - 5:18 pm
  • 3--year-old boy killed in car crash near Gilberts

    A 3-year-old boy was killed and three adults were injured in a three-car crash this morning on I-90 westbound at milepost 47 near Gilberts, Illinois S ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:47 pm
  • Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

    WASHINGTON – GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback fo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • Crystal Lake lawyer pleads not guilty to gun, DUI charges

    WOODSTOCK — A Crystal Lake lawyer formally denied drunken driving and gun charges based on allegations that he drove under the influence of alcohol an ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:58 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Donna Kurtz, candidate for District 155 School Board

    Name: Donna KurtzAge: 58Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Community High School District 155 school b ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:58 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Scott Vetter, candidate for District 155 school board

    Name: Scott C. VetterAge: 53Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Community High School District 155 scho ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:01 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Jason Blake, candidate for District 155 school board

    Name: Jason K. BlakeAge: 45Town: Crystal LakeOffice sought: Community High School District 155 schoo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Officer, 3 others fatally shot in Wisconsin domestic dispute

    WESTON, Wis. – Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm in northern Wiscon ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:11 am
  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your be prepared when bad weather strikes.
    March 23, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 to lay off teachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Declining enrollment in Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 has prompted the district to lay off or reduce hours for ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Union man injured after car hits guard rail on Route 20 near Marengo, police say

    MARENGO – A single-vehicle crash near Marengo sent one person to the hospital Tuesday evening, a police official said.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • McHenry mayor candidates continue to have opposing views on city's reserve fund

    McHENRY – Tax reduction and the city’s reserve fund continue to be a key topic in the race for McHenry mayor.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • U.S. tells allies to do more amid new offensive against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON – Declaring the Islamic State group’s destruction its top Middle East priority, the Trump administration on Wednesday urged coalition partn ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Supreme Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

    WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public sc ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
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