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  • Algonquin, Woodstock denounce Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts

    Fearing drastic cutbacks to police, public works and other core governmental services, officials from two area communities this week formally denounce ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Suburban Chicago girl, 15, gets juvenile prison in half-sister's death

    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl has been sentenced to juvenile prison for the fatal stabbing of her younger half-sister in J ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Wauconda District 118 suing Lakemoor over TIF district (with document)

    LAKEMOOR – It took more than a year for Lakemoor village officials to plan and approve a tax increment financing district at Routes 120 and 12, but it ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • African Children's Choir to perform at Crystal Lake church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The internationally acclaimed African Children's Choir will be performing at a Crystal Lake Church as part of its ongoing efforts to ra ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Police asking for help finding missing Crystal Lake Central student, 18

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding Adrian Salazar, the 18-year-old who has not been home sin ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Justice Dept. clears Darren Wilson in Michael Brown case, Ferguson police force criticized

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana patients now number 1,600

    SPRINGFIELD — The number of Illinois patients getting state approval to use medical marijuana continues to climb.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • From Pizza Hut, electric bicycles to Star Trek 'tricorder,' anti-tagging glasses gadget fair has it all

    BARCELONA, Spain — The pervasive creep of the Internet from computers and phones to all kinds of objects is the theme of this year's edition of the Mo ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Coal mine blast in Donetsk, Ukraine kills at least 10 workers

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A methane explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least 10 workers, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • How far is Iran from being nuclear threat? U.S., others differ on timetable

    MONTREUX, Switzerland — One burning question in the global effort to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power is this: How long would it take for th ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Boston Marathon bombing trial: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyer admits he committed crime

    BOSTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committ ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • World Health Organization: We're eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

    LONDON — Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Bloomington woman gets 18 years in mutilation of man's body that was burned, dumped in river

    EUREKA (AP) — A 25-year-old Bloomington woman has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for concealing a homicide and mutilating a body.
    March 4, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Crystal Lake community garden plots now available

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community garden plots at Hill Farm Acres are available on a first-come, first-served basis to Crystal Lake Park District residents.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District extends tot open gym dates

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The drop-in open gym for tots ages 1 to 3 will continue through March.The program is ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:31 am
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