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  • Psych evaluation set for Holiday Hills man in McHenry County shooting

    WOODSTOCK – An independent psychological evaluation was ordered by the defense team for the man accused of ambushing and wounding two Sheriff's deputi ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant gets 45 years for sex crimes with young boy

    WOODSTOCK – A once well-regarded Sheriff's sergeant admitted to sex crimes with a young boy, bringing to an end a crime prosecutors called "despicable ...
    NEW: Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

    MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when " ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse in Maine

    FORT KENT, Maine — Kaci Hickox can travel unrestricted after a Maine judge rejected the state's bid to limit her movements as a medical worker who has ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Former Northwestern University researcher settles research grant fraud suit

    CHICAGO — A former Northwestern University cancer research physician will pay nearly a half-million dollars to settle claims of federal research grant ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Champaign veteran with PTSD gets 10 years for shooting wife in 2012

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) — A Champaign military veteran who experts say suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he shot his wife has been sentenced to ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Off-duty Chicago police officer beaten, robbed

    CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer has been hospitalized with serious injuries after he was beaten and robbed while off duty.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Prairie Grove School District 46 board to hear options on HVAC improvements

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The options Consolidated School District 46 has for addressing stifling classrooms will be laid out at an upcoming special school boar ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Postal carrier killed in crash in Channahon Township

    CHANNAHON TOWNSHIP – A U.S. Postal Service driver was killed Thursday in a crash that occurred on Youngs Road in Channahon Township.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Commercial building in Algonquin goes to auction

    ALGONQUIN – A 30,454-square-foot building in Algonquin is headed to auction.The property is one of m ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 21-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges, following a two-month investigation that caused police to seize n ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay

    NEW YORK – Apple CEO Tim Cook’s declaration that he’s “proud to be gay” wasn’t exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no sec ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

    BAGHDAD – The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Strengthening U.S. growth reflects help from Fed

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the develope ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise

    NEW YORK – That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won’t cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:19 am
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