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  • Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

    ROME – A smuggler’s boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya’s coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean’ ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

    WASHINGTON – United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media p ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded field

    NASHUA, New Hampshire – For New Hampshire Republicans, the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign feel like an embarrassment of riches.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Police say Chicago woman starved 2 pit bulls to death

    CHICAGO – A 24-year-old Chicago woman has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals after authorities say she starved two puppy pit bulls to dea ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya

    CAIRO – Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sund ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • For next president, a way out of the health care fights?

    WASHINGTON – Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation’s health care overhaul without fighting Congress.
    April 19, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Feds seek files on elite nonprofit in Chicago schools probe

    CHICAGO – Federal investigators looking into Chicago Public Schools’ dealings with a leadership training academy also are examining records involving ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Five takeaways from GOP hopefuls' New Hampshire happening

    NASHUA, N.H. – Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls were in New Hampshire this weekend for a party conference, the first gathering of its k ...
    April 19, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Crystal Lake budget heavy on capital improvements

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A $105.1 million budget set to be considered by the Crystal Lake City Council this week includes $9 million in street projects, improve ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Woodstock City Council dedicates video gaming money to community programs

    WOODSTOCK – A portion of the $160,000 Woodstock officials expect to receive from video gaming machines in the upcoming budget will now cover programs ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Lakewood subdivision to be financed through the crowd

    LAKEWOOD – The homes being built in the Cambria subdivision are designed with empty nesters in mind – maintenance-free landscaping, architecture meant ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Fox River Grove approves increases in water/sewer rates, commuter parking fees

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents in Fox River Grove will see a 2 percent increase in their water bills after the board recently approved an ordinance to ad ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Huntley historic photo contest ends May 1

    HUNTLEY – Interested residents have until May 1 to submit their own photos for a contest that compares historic scenes throughout Huntley with modern ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Report: Illinois ranks ninth in most deficient bridges

    Yet another study of federal data concludes that the U.S., and Illinois in particular, is lagging when it comes to repairing or replacing structurally ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Shah Center to offer introductory computer classes

    McHENRY – Two introductory computer classes offered by McHenry County College’s Shah Center are designed for older adults, dislocated workers and othe ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
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