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  • Fired from Richmond, charged cop had disciplinary marks in Hebron

    HEBRON – According to Hebron Police Department records, Ryszard Kopacz twice was suspended before eventually being fired, although village officials s ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Waterloo police probe stabbing death

    WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) — Police in Monroe County's Waterloo say a 28-year-old man has been stabbed to death in what is the southwestern Illinois city's f ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • GOP groups target Democrats' House supermajority

    CHICAGO (AP) — National Republican legislative groups say eliminating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's Democratic supermajority is among the t ...
    July 18, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Downed plane could alter course of Ukraine fight

    PARIS (AP) — The downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine is likely to be a turning point in the country's conflict. But which way it turns depends mainl ...
    July 18, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Admitted serial killer up for parole

    Betty Portenlanger's heart breaks every three years.Every three years for the past 44.Every three ye ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:25 pm
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    July 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Prosecutors say Blagojevich lawyers misread ruling

    CHICAGO – Prosecutors responding to a new argument in Rod Blagojevich's appeal say the former governor's lawyers have misrepresented a U.S. Supreme Co ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Changed role for District 156 assistant principal to save $40,000

    McHENRY – A McHenry West High School dean and one of its department chairs will move into the two open assistant principal positions.
    July 18, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • McHenry County Grand Jury indictments for July 18, 2014

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County Grand Jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's office. The charges are allegati ...
    July 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Beaches closed due to elevated bacteria levels

    Two McHenry County beaches have been closed due to elevated bacteria levels, according the McHenry County Department of Health.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Who is to blame? Crash investigators face struggle

    LONDON — To figure out why a Malaysian jetliner fell from the sky, investigators will use the wreckage of any missile found to determine where it came ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Ukraine searchers comb sunflowers for plane debris

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners spread out Friday across the sunflower fields and villages of eas ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

    The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profoun ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:37 am
  • Growing wildfire empties Washington town

    SPOKANE, Wash. — A small north-central Washington town and a nearby hospital have been evacuated ahead of a wind-whipped wildfire that has already bur ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    SYDNEY — Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, officials said Fr ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:32 am
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