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  • Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopens after natural gas leak closure

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopened about 7:30 p.m. Monday after being closed because of a natural gas leak, according to Crysta ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Pedcor hearing over controversial affordable apartments in Cary moved

    CARY –A public hearing for a variance request by Pedcor Investments for the Garden Place Apartments will be relocated to facilitate a larger audience ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Marengo man killed in crash remembered as loving father, kind husband

    MARENGO – Michael Meyerhoff's kind demeanor was one of the first things that grabbed his future wife's attention.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Fire destroys car in Hebron off Route 47

    HEBRON – A woman was able to pull her car off Route 47 before a fire ravaged the engine and hood Monday in Hebron, a fire official said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Miles for Warriors motorcycle, car ride starts in Woodstock Saturday

    WOODSTOCK –A Miles for Warriors ride to benefit four local veterans organizations will be Saturday.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • McHenry man sentenced for predatory sexual assault of 12-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced to six years in prison for a sex act with a minor. Ciriaco J ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Bruce Rauner signs Jack Franks bill allowing for direct election of rescue district trustees

    Taxpayers now can petition for an election to directly elect rescue squad district trustees under new legislation.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Sen. Harry Reid: Iran deal best path to stop country from getting bomb

    WASHINGTON – With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers seems to be picking up the ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Man killed in Wauconda convenience store robbery, police say

    WAUCONDA – A Wauconda convenience store clerk fatally shot a masked man attempting to rob the store Sunday, police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 24; France honors Americans, Briton who thwarted train attack

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • Vietnam War veterans seeking donations for reunion

    A group of veterans of the Marines that served in the Vietnam War is seeking donations for a reunion to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the group' ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Bus tour to cover history of Crystal Lake Park District sites

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A bus tour will traverse the colorful history of the various parks and facilities associated with the Crystal Lake Park District.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Abandoned Chicago railway reborn as commuter corridor

    CHICAGO – On an abandoned Chicago railway line cutting between the treetops, bike commuters zip by walkers and joggers, all traversing a ribbon of con ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Report: Madigan spokesman has lucrative outside deals

    CHICAGO – The top aide to powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is a contract employee with outside clients who depend on Madigan and the Le ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Boaters mapping Pacific garbage arrive in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO – Far away from California’s coast, where the Pacific Ocean currents swirl, the blue of the sea was replaced by fishing nets, buckets, b ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:22 am
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