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  • Crystal Lake Park District's Racket Club looks to expand membership, users

    ALGONQUIN – After six years of running in the red, the Racket Club is looking to expand its base – and its income.
    July 26, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County students donate blood, time in summer drive

    McHENRY – Tyler Birkhoff leaned back onto a vinyl cot Friday and closed his eyes as a needle glided into his arm.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based pet rescue operation hosts free day for dogs, owners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dog baths and pedicures are some of the treats man's furry friend can enjoy at an upcoming event hosted by a Crystal Lake charity aimed ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • 2-vehicle Richmond crash sends 3 to hospital

    RICHMOND – A crash in Richmond on Friday afternoon sent three people to the hospital with minor injuries, said Richmond Township Fire Protection Distr ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Woodstock's Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple's stained glass windows need repairs (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – The monks at Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple don’t need to feel wind to know it’s sweeping through Woodstock.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Sinkhole to close Spring Grove intersection through weekend

    SPRING GROVE – A sinkhole will keep the intersection of Blivin Street and Route 12 closed at least until Monday as state and county road officials fig ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • McHenry County Board OKs proposal making adding cops to SWAT team easier

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board loosened some of the red tape the sheriff’s office will have to navigate to augment its SWAT team with officers f ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Appeals court tosses 1 of 2 indictments against Rick Perry

    AUSTIN, Texas – One of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was tossed out Friday, giving the Republican presidential candidate ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • AT&T buys DirecTV, now biggest traditional TV provider in US

    NEW YORK – Even as TV watchers increasingly go online, AT&T has become the country's biggest traditional TV provider with its $48.5 billion purchase o ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Oklahoma police scour social media for clues to stabbings

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Oklahoma police on Friday scoured social media posts for clues to the motive of a teenager accused of stabbing to death his pare ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles to prevent hacking

    DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took contro ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

    WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that al ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

    WASHINGTON – A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hill ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • DCFS head says he accepts findings in critical report

    CHICAGO – The acting director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says he accepts the findings and recommendations of a new rep ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Judge says 2014 Chicago pension overhaul unconstitutional

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge on Friday threw out a 2014 law aimed at reducing multibillion-dollar shortfalls in two Chicago pension funds, a decision ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:12 pm
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