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  • Harvard police reports for Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 7:50 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 26; Trump, Clinton aim for sweeps of Northeastern primaries

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 26, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • A Washington ritual: Pentagon, Congress at odds over military bases

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon thinks it has a winning argument for why Congress should allow a new round of military base closings. The case goes like thi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Already home to the world's biggest skyscraper, Dubai has another tall order to fill: By 2030, its leader wants 25 perce ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Egyptian police stifle plans for mass protest over islands

    CAIRO – Thousands of Egyptian riot police on Monday stifled plans for mass demonstrations against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's rule, using tear g ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Obama boosts Islamic State fight, asks Europe to do the same

    HANNOVER, Germany – Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Fed likely will keep rates unchanged in face of global slump

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. job market is healthy. The stock market is up. Home prices are rising. Yet as the Federal Reserve prepares to meet this week, it ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Advisory referendum to shrink size of McHenry County Board advances

    WOODSTOCK – A nonbinding question asking voters if they would like to shrink the size of the McHenry County Board is again on the move toward placemen ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County schools, college admissions warn against 'senioritis'

    WOODSTOCK – Glenn Pinnau, a teacher at Marian Central Catholic High School, knows when the end of his students’ senior year is nearing. The shirts of ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • North Carolina LGBT law spurs demonstrations, repeal bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Demonstrations encircled North Carolina’s statehouse on Monday, for and against a Republican-backed law curtailing protections for LGB ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Anti-Trump pact unites rivals on eve of primaries

    BORDEN, Ind. – Declaring the Republican presidential contest at “a fork in the road,” Ted Cruz and John Kasich defended their extraordinary new allian ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Southern Illinois University leader condemns racist video

    CARBONDALE – Racial tension on the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale campus is high after a series of recent incidents that include an anonym ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse sparks fears of school closings

    HARRISBURG – The economic hard times that have hit this Illinois coal town are particularly visible inside its 113-year-old high school, where cracks ...
    April 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Hebron man dies after car crashes into tree

    HEBRON – A 52-year-old Hebron man died in a one-car crash Monday evening, Hebron Police Sgt. Rich Donlea said.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Car hits guide wire in Woodstock, sends 1 to hospital

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock 17-year-old girl was transported to Centegra Hospital - Woodstock with minor injuries after her car ran off the road and hit a ...
    April 25, 2016 - 7:36 pm
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