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  • Millions of immigrants targeted for possible deportation under Trump's new rules

    WASHINGTON – Millions of people living in the U.S. illegally could be targeted for deportation – including people simply arrested for traffic violatio ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Austria approves U.S. extradition for Ukrainian oligarch

    VIENNA – An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes t ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Lincoln museum to showcase Cubs-Cardinals rivalry

    SPRINGFIELD – The historic and longtime rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals will be the subject of an exhibit at Springfield’ ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Riverfront views and four boat docks: 16 photos of a $880,000 Algonquin home for sale

    Check out the riverfront views along the Fox River in this $880,000 Algonquin home for sale ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • National Margarita Day: 6 local places to get the tequila drink in McHenry County

    Wednesday, Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day. Here are the six best local places to celebrate, based on reader votes in our Best of the Fox competitio ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:22 pm
  • Dozens of headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery in Missouri

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) – Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the regi ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this past week indicted these people on these charges:• Jaso ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Weigh in on Fox River Corridor Plan in Lake and McHenry counties at Cary open house

    CARY – The McHenry County Planning and Development Department is hosting a public open house so residents can give their input on the Fox River Corrid ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets will not be criminally charged

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets in school will not be criminally charged, the McHenry County State’s Attorney ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Court overturns Elmhurst man's conviction in McHenry County arson case

    ELGIN – The Illinois Appellate Court has overturned the 2014 arson conviction of an Elmhurst man found guilty of setting a fire that destroyed two car ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Johnsburg fire leaves 2-story residence uninhabitable, fire official says

    JOHNSBURG – Fire officials are investigating what started a fire that left a Johnsburg home uninhabitable Monday, a fire official said.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Early voting ongoing leading up to Algonquin, Grafton, Nunda township primaries

    Republican voters in Algonquin, Nunda and Grafton townships can vote early right up to their Feb. 28 primaries.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Woodstock City Council to discuss Route 47 widening project

    WOODSTOCK – The City Council will discuss a planned road construction project that some worry could put the brakes on business along Route 47 in Woods ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • McHenry-area program aimed at bringing people out of poverty graduates first class

    McHENRY – McHenry resident Julie Zavorski said she had a five-year plan with goals she wanted to accomplish, but she never knew how to implement it.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rain

    SAN FRANCISCO – Evacuations were ordered in Central California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks an ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Reader Poll

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