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  • Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii – A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Jap ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Baltimore police probe transport van sign

    BALTIMORE – Police in Baltimore are investigating a sign posted inside a police transport van that tells passengers: “Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure wil ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning

    CAIRO – Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadl ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation

    VIENNA – In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

    Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjus ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    CHICAGO – For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills co ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Illinois man has donated 25 bodies' worth of blood

    CHARLESTON – An eastern Illinois man is being recognized for donating blood – lots of it. Around 25 human bodies' worth to be exact.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago police officers file lawsuit over tattoo rule

    CHICAGO – Three Chicago police officers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a department rule requiring them to cover their tattoos while on duty ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago man gets 6 years in prison for Ponzi scheme

    CHICAGO – The former head of a Chicago investment firm has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing more than $9 million from clients in a P ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Bill would allow cameras in Illinois nursing homes

    QUINCY – Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes if Gov. Bruce Rauner signs le ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Lombard nurse sentenced for exporting weapons

    CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago nurse has been sentenced to five years in prison for purchasing and shipping more than 30 weapons to the Philippines.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament returns to Lake in the Hills starting Wednesday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – As the Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament nears its 10th year, Ken Krueger looks forward to feeling his son’s spirit amid the games ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Rules, budget on the agenda for McHenry County Board

    WOODSTOCK – A final change to board rules to accommodate for a popularly elected chairman and a discussion of next year’s budget will be tackled next ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board offering suicide prevention training

    Residents who want to help combat suicide can take part in a new training program the McHenry County Mental Health Board launched this month.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Cary boating incident sends 14-year-old boy to hospital

    CARY – A 14-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after a boating incident on the Fox River in Cary, fire officials said.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
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