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  • Agency: Schools helped Lanza’s mom ‘appease’ him

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Adam Lanza’s parents and educators contributed to his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook Elemen ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Man charged in wife’s death to undergo mental exam

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. – A judge in Wisconsin has ordered a mental exam for an Illinois man accused of killing his estranged wife with a hatchet-type we ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • 4 injured in Chicago Macy’s kitchen accident

    CHICAGO – Chicago fire officials said four people were hurt when an aerosol can ruptured during a cooking demonstration at the Macy’s store in the cit ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Fall harvest nearly complete in central Illinois

    PEORIA – A successful harvest season is wrapping up in central Illinois as farmers finish gathering their corn and soybean crops from the fields.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • CTA approves 2015 budget with no fare increases

    CHICAGO – There are no fare increases in the budget that the Chicago Transit Authority board has approved for next year.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • New study shows impact of military in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – A new report has found that the military and defense industry provides 150,000 jobs and $13.3 billion in economic activity to Illinois.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Rollover crash sends one to hospital in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A rollover crash Friday evening sent one person to the hospital, a fire official said.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Wonder Lake man sentenced to 5 years for drug case

    WOODSTOCK – A judge ordered a five-year prison term on 2012 drugs charges for a Wonder Lake man prosecutors said was a known heroin dealer and once li ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

    The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Templ ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • McHenry to open holiday light disposal centers

    McHENRY – McHenry residents will have a convenient drop-off for unwanted holiday lights.Two drop-off ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • McHenry bus driver finds fault in union contract with school districts

    McHENRY – Shirley Sivertsen is taking issue with an unwritten stipulation in McHenry school bus drivers' contracts that led to a one-year freeze on ye ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • MCC using National Science Foundation grant to get McHenry County students thinking 3-D

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Spatial visualization is not often associated with core skills such as math and reading, but science educators say it is becoming more ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of Michael Brown

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer i ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Timeline of events after death of Michael Brown in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:34 pm
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