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  • Illinois professor who lost job offer after tweets sues

    CHAMPAIGN –or who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Man found guilty of murder in 2013 shooting at gas station

    BELVIDERE – A 23-year-old Rockford man accused of providing a gun used in the fatal shooting of a rival gang member has been found guilty of first-deg ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • New Illinois natural resources director touts experience

    CARBONDALE – The new director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says his farming and military experience will help make for a smooth tra ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Lakemoor delayed on approving municipal center designs

    LAKEMOOR – The Lakemoor Village Board will have to wait a little longer to approve designs for a new $6 million municipal complex that will house admi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Fire contained to chimney in Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – A chimney fire in Johnsburg was called in by a neighbor when they saw the flames coming out the top of the chimney Thursday evening, a fir ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE  – A woman was taken to taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center in critical condition after being hit by a car Thursday evening, a fire o ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Algonquin, Lake in the Hills police looking for information on graffiti

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills and Algonquin police departments are looking for information on those responsible for a series of blue spray ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage business looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looki ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • McHenry County church groups help fill religion gap for young adults

    Inside the basement of Dirk Vause's Crystal Lake house, a group of young adults gather sit on the couches and chairs in a semicircles. Some have print ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Marengo dinner, talent show set for Union boy accidentally shot by brother

    MARENGO – In Seattle for business earlier this summer, Caleb Schauer received a phone call from police that set off a frantic hours-long rush home to ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • No children on school buses involved in Crystal Lake crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An crash involving two school buses caused only minor injuries, a fire official said.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Jan. 29, 2015

    • Gonzalo S. Espinoza, 25, 7408 Pingree Road, Crystal Lake, was charged Thursday, Dec. 18, with aggravated domestic battery by strangling, aggravated ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Police: Crystal Lake pedestrian hit by car in stable condition

    CRYSTAL LAKE — The woman injured Thursday after a vehicle-pedestrian crash in Crystal Lake is said to be in stable condition, police said.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • McHenry County's unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in December, down from 7.5 percent in December 2013, according to preliminary fi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Boy Scouts of America settle California lawsuit over sex abuse

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volu ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:05 pm
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