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  • Illinois teachers learn to help students affected by trauma

    DECATUR – Six schools in central Illinois are participating in a pilot project to train teachers, administrators and other adults to help students who ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Patrick Kennedy on Trump: 'We're not an authoritarian country'

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy said he thinks what President Donald Trump has done so far in office will “hopefully spark a re-ex ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Girls, 11 and 12, shot in head in separate Chicago attacks

    CHICAGO – Police are investigating separate shootings on Chicago’s South Side that left two young girls in critical condition.
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 10:38 pm
  • Bradley to build $86M business, engineering site

    PEORIA – Bradley University in central Illinois is moving forward with plans to build a new, $86 million business and engineering complex.
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 10:38 pm
  • McHenry County sheriff: Walkup Road between Hillside and Pleasant Hill roads reopens

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office announced the area of Walkup Road between Hillside and Pleasant Hill roads in Crystal Lake is reope ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 8:10 am
  • NYPD plans 23,000 body cams by 2019

    NEW YORK – New York City police plan to put body cameras on all 23,000 of its patrol officers by 2019, an ambitious effort that would dwarf all others ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Trump, Japanese leader Abe express close bonds after North Korea missile launch

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – For most of the day, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe used golf under the Florida sun to show the worl ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Anti-abortion activists, counter-protesters rally

    SEATTLE – Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump staged rallies around the country Saturday calling fo ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • PHOTOS: Norge Ski Club's 112th International Winter Tournament kicks off

    FOX RIVER GROVE – After an unprecedented postponement and unseasonably warm weather, the Norge Ski Club kicked off its 112th annual International Wint ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County Historical Society kicks off series with protest songs program

    UNION – Public protests about perceived loss of freedoms and equal rights is nothing new.In the cent ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • Centegra support group meets in Huntley for parents of children with ADD, ADHD

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is offering a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperac ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Cary-Grove High School's Rebecca Saffert recognized by Illinois Principals Association

    CARY – Cary-Grove High School Vice Principal Rebecca Saffert was recognized by the Illinois Principals Association this month.
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board considers partnership with local police

    CARY – A new partnership between the Cary Police Department and McHenry County Mental Health Board might help residents in need get access to behavior ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Route 23 overpass work in Marengo to start Monday

    MARENGO – The Illinois Tollway is expected to begin reconstructing and widening the Route 23 bridge across the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway on Monday ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:54 pm
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